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Yaxell Ran 18cm Chinese Chefs Knife (849722)

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The Yaxell Ran 18cm Chinese Chefs Knife is exactly the right size and shape to give the maximum amount of control over the blade. Skilled Chinese chefs will use their chopper for almost e...  Read More

Brand Yaxell
Range Ran
Size 18cm
Age Restrictions

You must be 18 or over to buy this item

Guarantee Lifetime guarantee against defects in material and/or craftsmanship

The Yaxell Ran 18cm Chinese Chefs Knife is exactly the right size and shape to give the maximum amount of control over the blade. Skilled Chinese chefs will use their chopper for almost every imaginable cutting task in the kitchen. The fine edge and deep square blade cut, shred, chop and slice with ease. This Yaxell Ran 18cm Chinese Chefs Knife has a fine sharp edge; it's not a cleaver and should never be used to cut through bones.

Yaxell Ran knives are made in Seki, Japan; a city famous for centuries for the manufacture of Samurai swords and fine Japanese cutlery. They're made from 69 layers of Damascus steel with a core of VG10, Cobalt, Molybdenum, Vanadium stainless steel hardened to Rockwell 61. This gives Ran knives their outstanding cutting performance and edge retention as well as the dramatic, attractive 'wood grain' pattern of layered steel on the blade which is unique to each knife. Every time that a sheet of white hot steel is folded and hammered, impurities are forced out of the metal making it purer and stronger. Each repeated folding makes the central layer harder and purer which in turn means that it can be ground to a sharper, longer lasting edge. The outer layers are tougher and more robust making the knife strong and durable. The more layers of steel that a knife blade consists of, the stronger the knife becomes and the better cutting performance becomes.

The handles of all Yaxell Ran knives are made of Micarta, a very strong and hygienic material made from layers of canvas cloth set in polycarbonate resin and formed at high temperature and pressure. The resulting knife handle is every bit as hygienic as a stainless steel one but much more comfortable to hold, particularly after prolonged use.

The word 'Ran' means 'The Excellent in Japanese; Yaxell Ran knives are truly excellent in every way and reflect the highest standards of Oriental quality and performance. Knives of this quality, poise and balance are genuinely inspiring to use and we're sure that their performance will put many others in the shade. Even after the most prolonged use your Ran knife will retain a fabulous cutting edge and still feel as comfortable as the first moment that you picked it up.

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  • Wash knife with lukewarm water and wipe both blade and handle with dishcloth.
  • We do not recommend use of a dishwasher
  • Keep knives in dry place.
  • Keep knives out of reach of children.
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