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The Yaxell YO-U knife series are offered exclusively on the Japanese domestic market in response to Japanese quality-demanding customers' expectation.
This YO-U 101 blade, developed as the brother of the globally popular "GOU", is quite high quality knife, extremely sharp, hard, and durable for top-professional use.
The 101 Layers SG2 and it's beautiful design must impress you by the details of it's well calculated, meticulous design.
Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel is enveloped by 50 layers on one side with soft and hard stainless steel.
The SG2 has been used for production of cemented carbide cutting tool, and recently applied to the kitchen knives especially for professional chefs among the professional.
The powdered steel contains a lot of carbon and has an unprecedented hardness of approximately 63 Rockwell.