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Wusthof Classic 6" Utility Knife

Wusthof Classic 6" Utility Knife 4522-7/16

  • One of the three “essential” kitchen knives, this tool is great for medium sized cutting jobs
  • Precision forged from a single sheet of high carbon, stain resistant German steel
  • Hand honed, razor sharp PEtec edge is laser verified to provide you with the sharpest cutting edge
  • Ergonomic and comfortable triple riveted black poly handle
  • Made in Solingen, Germany; Lifetime Warranty
Regular Price: $121.00
Sale Price: $94.95

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Wusthof Classic 6" Utility Knife

The Wusthof Classic 6" Utility Knife is such a highly regarded and versatile tool that Wusthof includes it in nearly every block set offered. The fine edge on this fully forged blade is sharper than most, and its thin, flared tip provides more precision and utility than larger chef's knives. Also named a Sandwich Knife because of its size, this wonderful kitchen helper glides effortlessly through meat or cold cuts, and also easily cuts fruit and vegetables into delicate slices. If you happen to find similar or larger sized cook's knives too heavy for your hand, the Wusthof Classic 6 Inch Utility Knife will be your number one food processing tool in the kitchen. Lifetime Wusthof Guarantee. Wusthof item number 4522/16.

Wusthof Classic Series Features

Every Wusthof Classic knife is forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength strength, balance and heft. The Classic black handles are made of synthetic material triple riveted to the full tang for a seamless and hygienic fit. Not only comfortable to hold, but the skillfully honed by hand blades are also incredibly sharp, and are easily resharpened. Made in Germany, Lifetime Guarantee.

Why Choose a Forged Steel Knife?

Wusthof forged knives start with quality steel that undergoes extreme heat and hand moulding to enhance the flexibility, density, and hardness of the blade. Forged knives are hand crafted and offer greater strength and durability as well as better balance, a heavier feel and lasting sharpness compared to stamped cutlery. The tang of a forged knife always extends into the handle to improve the balance and ergonomics.

About Wusthof Forged Knives

Each Wusthof knife is precision forged from a single piece of chrom-molybdenum-vanadium steel. This specialized high carbon, stain-resistant alloy ensures that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof knife are right there from the beginning: razor sharp, long-lasting cutting edge that is both highly stain resistance and easily restorable (able to be sharpened). This formula is imprinted on each forged blade is the following world-renowned Wusthof steel formula: X50 CrMoV15
X = Stainless Steel
Mo = Molybdenum
50 = 0.5% carbon - significant for sharpness
V = Vanadium for hardness and edge retention
Cr = Cromium for stain-resistance
15 = Contents of chromium (15%)

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