Seeing as kitchen knives become a lifelong companion, we here at Due Buoi feel we should enlighten you not only on what N690 Böhler Steel entails, but also why it would the best choice of steel for you! Due Buoi’s kitchen knives are known to have the perfect balance between edge retention and performance. By adding cobalt, an extremely unusual alloying element, an extra edge is provided. Having cobalt mixed into the steel creates an uncommon uniformity providing a fine and consistent edge, enhancing edge retention and sharpening receptivity. By combining various alloy elements, N690 is known for its corrosion resistant stainless steel. Böhler steel resists deterioration and corrosion such as rust caused by external elements such as humidity, salt and acidic environment such as when slicing tomatoes. If you are a cook, a chef or a demanding amateur searching for a blade that can offer edge retention, stain and corrosion resistance, hardness and added toughness – look no further!