This Global G-46 18cm Santoku Knife can be used for a wide range of purposes – chopping, slicing and dicing, including usage for meat, vegetables and fish.
Like a chef’s knife, the santoku is used for just about every cutting job in the kitchen. The name Santoku is Japanese for “three virtues”, depending on who you ask, the name refers either to the three types of foods it works well with—vegetables, proteins, and fruit—or for the three types of cuts at which it excels—slicing, dicing, and chopping. The G-46 Santoku is also available in a fluted option, the G-80 Santoku Knife 18cm Fluted.
Global knives are handcrafted by Japanese craftsmen and made to exacting standards from the finest CROMOVA 18 stainless steel. These knives are ice tempered and hardened to Rockwell C56˚- 58˚. This holds a razor-sharp edge longer than any other steel and resists rust, stains and corrosion. The Global Classic collection has remained unchanged since 1985 as a true testament to its quality and unique construction. This original collection designed by Komin Yamada promises durability, quality and timeless design that captures the spirit of Global’s philosophy and insistence on excellence.
The G Series is a classic and the most popular collection of large knives, these knives can be used for general preparation and also for the more adventurous chef. Made from a 3-piece construction, two identical handle pieces are welded together and polished forming a hollow handle which is then perfectly balanced with the filling of sand. Lastly, the handle is fused to the patented CROMOVA 18 stainless steel blade.
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- CROMOVA 18 stainless steel blade retains its razor-sharp edge longer than any major knife brand.
- The unique convex edge of the Global blade makes cuts smoother, requiring less energy.
- Acute 15-degree cutting edge.
- Ergonomic, stainless-steel hygienic handles with the signature Global dimple pattern offer a bolster-less, comfortable and slip-resistant grip.
- Perfectly balanced sand-filled handles precisely calibrated to offset the weight of the blade.
- Ice tempered and hardened to Rockwell C56˚- 58˚.
- Made in Japan
Global G-46 Santoku Knife 18cm Sizing:
- Total length: 306 mm
- Blade length: 180 mm
- Blade height: 48 mm
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Note: The lifestyle shot is a mockup and not intended to show the true size.