Forged precisely from high carbon stainless steel, the blade of the Wusthof Classic Chinese Cleaver is as sharp as they come. With Wusthof s new PEtec (Precision Edge Technology), the blade is guaranteed to have an enhanced sharpness of 20% over other leading blades, as well as expanding the edge s life to last twice as long.
This cleaver is ideal for chopping vegetables with ease and exactness. Featuring a precision forged full tang with bolster to add weight and balance, the handle of the Wusthof Classic Chinese Cleaver is a traditional triple rivet. The handle is made from a synthetic material, the highly durable Polyoxymethylene is used for its tighter molecule structure that will resist discoloration and fading, leaving your knives chic and elegant for their lifetime.
Each knife is crafted at a 14° cutting edge. This angle will ensure the edge is more tapered, resulting in less drag when cutting foods, making for easy and seamless slicing. Every Wusthof knife is crafted in Solingen, Germany. A family owned company for several generations spanning back to 1814. Following the traditional feel that Wusthof brings to the table, each blade is polished and buffed by hand to add a personal touch. Wusthof also offers a lifetime warranty on the Wusthof Classic Chinese Cleaver item 4686-7/18.