Opinel Intempora Santoku Knife No. 219
Adaptable and resistant, the Santoku knife is usually used to chop and to slice. With a thickness of 3mm, the full-tang blade extends throughout the entire length of the handle. The knife is robust and well balanced. After cutting, the wide blade can sweep the prepared food off the board. This knife has been selected by the Ecole de Cuisine Alain Ducasse and is used in their workshops.
Blade: 20cm long. The full-tang blade extends throughout the entire length of the handle. The knife is robust and well balanced. Opinel use Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% gives excellent cutting edge.
Handle: The moulded handle is made from fibreglass polyoxymethylene which ensures excellent resistance to wear and water and outstanding impact strength. Thanks to its curved shape and triangular profile, it provides a secure and comfortable grip.
Care: Run warm water on the blade and wipe with a sponge and washing-up liquid. Rinse the blade with warm water.
About Opinel: Opinel knives are reknown for quality and the one of the best folding knives in the world. Founded in 1890 in the Savoie region of France. His philosophy: 'Good sense, the feeling of comfort when gripped, the convenience of being able to put it in your pocket'. Descendents of Jospeh Opinel still own the company today.