Which steel is the sharpest?

Which steel is the sharpest?

Are you unsure about the difference between VG10 steel and the steel used in most Western knives? We'll guide you!

Most kitchen knives are made from a piece of steel, typically with a hardness of around 54-55 HRC on the Rockwell scale.

VG10 core steel

Kitchen knives made of VG10 steel have become very popular because they require less maintenance than other Japanese steel types due to its stainless properties. With a kitchen knife made of VG10 steel, you don't have to worry about the knife becoming dull or rusty. 

These knives typically have a hardness of 60-62 HRC on the Rockwell scale and are therefore significantly sharper than typical kitchen knives.

Our recommendation

If you're looking for a kitchen knife that is durable, sharp, and requires minimal maintenance, check out our selection of kitchen knives. With such a knife, you get a lot for your money.

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