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Tramontina Polaris 8" Cook's Knife (TRAS0107) review

Priced at $32.

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This overall score is made up of cutting performance (70%), initial sharpness (15%) and sharpness after blunting test (15%).

Cutting performance View more details.

We assess the knives' performance by slicing and dicing various foods including: carrots, cucumber, parsley and steak.

Initial sharpness View more details.

An external specialist laboratory assessed the knives for their sharpness when new and unused. The higher the score, the sharper the knife.

Sharpness after blunting test View more details.

Each knife was subjected to 50 slicing strokes into an aluminium rod using a purpose-built mechanical burnishing machine. Models with higher scores are more resistant to blunting from repeated use.

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We recommend kitchen knives that score at least 80% for cutting performance.

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$32
Dishwasher safe
No
Claimed blade type (forged or stamped)
Forged
Claimed handle material
Steel
Size (cm)
20cm
Weight (g)
216
Origin
Brazil
Contacts
tramontina.com.au

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