What is Ginsan Steel? (properties and comparison)

Shigeki Tanaka Ginsan Steel knife

Ginsan steel is closely identical to Shirogami #2 steel, but its high purity reduces its Rockwell hardness making it easier to sharpen than the Aogami and Shirogami steel series.  It is designed to be stainless steel that can achieve a sharp edge and be easily maintained, making it perfect for kitchen knives. Ginsan Steel Composition … Read more