FAQS

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How long do I need to sharpen Hast knives?

Itdepends on how you use the knife, and how sharp you expect.

Hastknives are made awesomely sharp and can stay sharp longer. In Catra’s sharpnessand edge-retention test, Hast Edition 8” chef’s knife are 50% above Catra’s Excellent sharpness standard, 116% above theexcellent durability standard, the gold standard for the best knives in theworld.

Ourtailored ceramic honing rod are designed for easy home maintenance, it restoresthe glade edge just with a few strikes.

Does this knife require special care?

Hastknives are easy to maintain, unlike other high-end (high-carbon) knives. Rinseand dry after use, avoid storage with direct contact of hard objects, avoiddishwasher (no need), and don’t use it to open cans or chop big bones.

Should I buy one knife or a full set?

Ourchef’s knife or santoku knife is a great start if you occasionally cook orhappen to be a minimalist. Both can handle a lot and will change your cooking.It’s almost good for anything, slicing a hot steak, or cut a watermelon.

 Butit’s also great to handle different tasks and ingredients with differentknives. Our utility knife is perfect for handling vegetables and fruits, greatfor vegetarians.

 Ifyou look to upgrade your kitchen style, getting the full set will be the obviouschoice. It adds style and creativity to your kitchen and will inspire you tocook more.

Is Titanium coating safe?

Thegold and black knives are Pvd Ti coated. Pvd Ti coating makes the blade evenmore corrosion resistant and is easier to clean. Hast Edition knives havepassed FDA food safety test.

Are the Glossy stainless knives slippery?

It’snot slippery.

It almost feels the same as the steel frame of the iPhone X.

The fine polished surface is also more resistant to stains, rust, and scent.

Does the sleek design compromise the function and user experience?

Hastknives are designed from ground-up for better experience, easy maintenancerather than a sleek look. All design decision are made to improve the userexperience, including to make cooking more playful. Customers love the greatbalance, amazing handling, lightweight, comfortable and a solid grib.

What is powder steel?

Powder steel is a type of steel made with an atomization process, whichcreate steel with fine carbide distributions for better toughness and to allowsteels that would not be possible with conventional processing.

Powder steels are used in high-end knives and industrial applicationsrequiring outstanding hardness and strength.

Unlike high-carbon steel, powder steel can achieve its outstandinghardness without the sacrifice of its metal strength & corrosionresistance, which attributes to the high cost of production and easy rusting.

Do I need to buy one knife or a full set?

Ourchef’s knife and santoku knives can handle a lot and will definitely changeyour cooking. It’s almost good for anything, slicing a hot steak, or cut awatermelon.

Butit’s also great to handle different tasks and ingredients with differentknives. Our utility knife is perfect for handling vegetables and fruits, greatfor vegetarians.

 Ifyou look to upgrade your kitchen style, you should definitely get the full set,with our beautiful Almost Perfect Knife Block. It adds style and creativity toyour kitchen and will definitely inspire you to cook more.