Hitachi Shiro-Ko 1 Knife Steel
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Shiro-Ko 1(Hitachi) - Kitchen Knives Steel FAQ - Also referred as Shiro-Ko 1 or simply Shiro-Ko. Identical to Aogami 1(Blue), except for the absence of Cr and W. So, it's pretty much very pure carbon steel. Takes very fine because of this. Very popular knife steel for high end Japanese cutlery and especially with Honyaki type blades. Very good edge holding, gets very high hardness.

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Country - Japan(JP)

Known Aliases:
Hitachi - Shirogami 1, Hitachi - White 1, Hitachi - Shiroichiko

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