For the cook that is regularly working with large amounts of good, a big chef;s knife is the best way to make quick work of prep tasks. With that in mind, the 10" chef's knife from Victorinox deserves close consideration. This is a knife that features a blade which will rock for accurate cutting, it is made from high-carbon steel, and has been ice-tempered in order to hold its edge for as long as possible. To make sure you are able to control the knife nicely while in use, a Fibrox handle has been added which is textured and easy to grip.
This knife is used best in conjunction with a big cutting board, and you want to be sure to keep it out of the dishwasher in order to protect its condition over the long run. With the right care and periodic sharpening, this is a large chef's knife that can be a staple in your kitchen for years.
Stainless Steel Blades
All steel blades are made of martensitic stainless steel. The basis for optimum function and durability of a blade, is the use of the correct steel alloy. The steel should deliver the perfect combination of cutting edge retention and corrosion protection. It should also be flexible, so it does not break during use.
The Fibrox collection by Victorinox is a series that has been designed by professionals, for professionals. While being the perfect companion in any chef's kitchen, these knives are just as prized by home cooks. Slice, dice and chop your way through your food with this collection of high-quality pieces that combine comfortable, non-slip, ergonomic handles with easy-to-sharpen blades and a long service life. Voilà.
Fibrox Handles - Thermoplastic Elastomers
TPE combine the easy processing of thermoplastics with the beneficial properties of elastomers. They are extremely flexible over a wide range of temperatures, very strong and benefit from good impact and notch impact strength, even at low temperatures. TPE materials can be used at temperatures of up to 80 - 110°C.
A product can be classified as "Swiss Made" if at least 60 % of production costs are occurred in Switzerland. The knives and tools produced by Victorinox are manufactured entirely in Ibach-Schwyz and Delémont. They are thus « Swiss Made » and this is shown on the blade or packaging.
|Blade Length||10 Inches|
|Blade Material||High Carbon Stainless Steel|
|Country of Origin||Switzerland|
|Warranty||Limited Lifetime Warranty|