With their headquarters in Kyoto, Japan the Kyocera Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fine ceramic components for the technology industry. Kyocera started life in 1959 and was known as Kyoto Ceramic Company Ltd. Kyocera Corporation is the world’s leading brand in ceramic knives.
Kyocera knives were launched in Japan in 1984. Despite their highly technical production, Kyocera believe nothing can replace skilled craftsmanship and many years experience, therefore all Kyocera ceramic knives are individually ground by hand.
Ceramic knives are extremely hard wearing and are second only to diamonds in terms of hardness. Ceramic knives are astonishingly sharp and will not require home sharpening. shieldon knives
To sharpen your knives, contact your retailer where you purchased them from and they will give you the details of the manufacturer or distributor and they can be professionally sharpened. Do not attempt to sharpen your ceramic knives at home with a steel, manual or electric knife sharpener, this will damage the blade and invalidate any warranty on your ceramic knives.
Kyocera uses a zirconia ceramic material of high quality in its ceramic kitchen knife blades. This ensures long lasting extreme sharpness of your knives. Zirconia ceramic is also used for applications in aerospace the motor and medical industries.
Kyocera knives give you ultra lightweight knives, maintenance free ceramic knives, confidence in a brand leader of ceramic knives, unrelenting sharpness, exceptional purity and the perfect complement to your traditional steel knives.
Ceramic knives should not replace your steel knives, just compliment them. This will ensure that you have the best possible kitchen knife for every job in your kitchen.
The FK White series of knives is the best selling range from Kyocera. The range has a white ceramic blade with a black or coloured handle.
The superior ceramic material used in Kyocera knives gives every knife a better edge retention.
Ceramic knives offer a ceramic blade which has unprecedented purity. The surface of the ceramic blade is resistant to kitchen acids, salts and oils and resists germs. This makes the knife easy to clean. Ceramic knives can go into the dishwasher, however simply wash them by hand and dry them with a soft clean cloth, if they are hit by hard blows or knock against other items in the machine this will damage your ceramic knives.