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The steel

WÜSTHOF - knives are all made of a special surgical steel alloy.
The name of this special alloy is "X50 Cr MoV 15". This is a special alloy that produces superb knives.

  X Stainless steel
  50 0,5% carbon - the carbon content is significant for the sharpness
  Cr Chromium for stain-resistant properties
  Mo Molybdenum enhances the stain-resistant properties
  V Vanadium for hardness and edge retention
  15 Contents of chromium % (15%)


And these are the most important features of a high value forged WÜSTHOF knife:

  • Exceptionally sharp.
  • Long lasting cutting edge (be sure to look at the new PEtec edge).
  • High stain resistance.
  • Easily restorable edge.