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Wusthof Classic Ikon Cook's Knife - 4596 / 20 cm (8")

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Wusthof Classic Ikon Cooks Knife 8" Stainless Steel

  • Wusthof Knives Classic cooks Knife 8 Inch  by Wushtof Knives
 

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    Wusthof Cooks Knife by Wusthof Knives Classic Ikon Series

    Wusthof Knives Classic Ikon Cooks knife - 4596 / 20 cm (8")

    Design, ergonomics and the well known Wusthof quality are perfectly combined in one series to give you the ultimate cutting experience.   
      
    This precision Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife is hand-forged in the most famous knife-making town in Germany.  Also, this Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife is precision forged from a single piece of chrome-molybdenum-vanadium steel.  Specialized high carbon, stain-resistant alloy ensured that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof Knife are there right from the beginning.
    Family owned since 1814. Made in Solingen, Germany

    Quality - Made in Solingen / Germany
    Wusthof Knives Classic Ikon Cooks knife - 4596 / 20 cm (8") Features:
    • No kitchen should be without this knife.
    • It is the most essential of all knives used in the kitchen.
    • 14° angle per side
    • Slicing, mincing, dicing of all kind of food. Perfectly balanced, an extension of your hand.
    • Ergonomic handle design developed in consultation with professional chefs.
    • Ergonomic handle design developed in consultation with professional chefs
    • Quality - Made in Solingen / Germany
    • Innovative handle design for comfort and control.
    • Specially designed bolster.

    A little About Wusthof Classic Ikon Wusthof Knives:

    • The steel of this Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife is high carbon/stain resistant alloy for edge retention and resharpening
    • The Wusthof Knife blade is precisely tapered from bolster to tip and from back to edge
    • The edge of the Wusthof Knife blades are skillfully honed by hand and are incredibly sharp.
    • Wusthof Classic Ikon Knives are Laser tested to perfection, long-lasting and easily resharpened
    • The bolster/finger guard is Wusthof's "signature" feature; it accounts for the heft, or solid balanced feel that one gets from the Wusthof Knife
    • This Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife is a forged knife with ergonomic handles.
    • Stainless steel 50  0,5 % carbon- the carbon content is significant for the sharpness 
    • Chromium for stain-resistant properties
    • Molybdenum enhances the stain-resistant properties
    • Vanadium for hardness and edge retention of this Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife 
    • Contents of chromium % (15%)
    • The steel of this Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife is made of a special steel alloy. X50 Cr MoV 15 - a special alloy for superb knives
    • The edge of the Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife is the business end of a knife. It is skilfully honed by hand and incredibly sharp.

    For different cutting tasks, different Wusthof Classic Ikon blade shapes and edges are recommended.  

    Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife Blades

    The Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife blade with the straight edge
    The straight edge allows a smooth and clean cut. When carving no fibres are torn out of the meat. This edge can be used for firm and soft food like meat, vegetables and fruit.

    The Wusthof  Classic Ikon Knife blade with the serrated edge
    The wavy or serrated edge allows an easy cut through crusty food like a traditional roast and crispy bread.

    The Wusthof  Classic Ikon Knife blade with the hollow edge
    When cutting an air pocket is created between the hollow edge and the slice. This prevents the food from sticking to the blade and allows for finer slices.

    Design of a Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife / Wusthof Cutlery

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    Questions on Wusthof Classic Ikon Cook's Knife - 4596 / 20 cm (8")

    • From Sonya at 11/15/15 3:05 PM
      • What is the difference between the "Classic" and the "Classic Ikon" knives?
      • Classic: Available Colors Black with exposed tang IKON: Black, Cream, or Wood with exposed tang

        Edge Angle* PEtec Edge with 14 in angle per side PEtec Edge with 14 in angle per side

        Classic; Rockwell Hardness 58 IKON 58

        Hand grips on the IKON more ergonomic.
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    Additional Information
    Name Wusthof Classic Ikon Cook's Knife - 4596 / 20 cm (8")
    GTIIN / UPC Code 4002293159645
    Brands Wusthof Cutlery
    Product Line Classic IKON
    Type Chef's Knives
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    Material Stainless Steel
    Color Black & Stainless, Black, Silver
    Size 8"
    Weight (in Lbs) 2.0000
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