WÜSTHOF - knives are all made of a special steel alloy.
X50 Cr MoV 15 - a special alloy for superb knives.
|50||0,5 % carbon- the carbon content is significant for the sharpness|
|Cr||Chromium for stain-resistant properties|
|Mo||Molybdenum enhances the stain-resistant properties|
|V||Vanadium for hardness and edge retention|
|15||Contents of chromiumin % (15%)|
And these are the most important features of a high value forged WÜSTHOF knife:
- Exceptionally sharp.
- Long lasting cutting edge.
- High stain resistance.
- Easily restorable edge.