Gladius Scipione

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Category: Professional

Product Code: 11211SW03L


Total length: 314 mm

Blade length: 183 mm

Handle length: 135 mm

Maximum blade width: 47 mm

Thickness of spine: 2.4 mm

Weight: 210 gr

About Scipione Model

Our Scipione knife is inspired by the exploits of Publius Cornelius African Scipio (in Latin: Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus) also known simply as Scipio l'Africano (Scipio Africanus) was a Roman politician and military member of the Cornelia gens.

He earned his "African" cognomen ex virtute following the successful campaign in Africa, during which he defeated the Carthaginian general Hannibal in the battle of Zama.

Functional Purpose

Gladius Scipione is a "small" Chef's knife, compact and compact, "chef's knife" or "su-chef", it is intended for both professionals and lovers of cooking.

It is suitable for all professional kitchens but also for home kitchens, its compact size is its strong point, in the kitchen, it does most of the cutting work but unlike its "Caesar" major Alter Ego, it can also be used by those who are not very familiar with the use and use of knives, housewives or new chefs, easy to use and in tight conditions (can also be used on small cutting boards) which is why it is becoming a model so requested by Pub, Take Away, Bar and Lounge Bar (where professional kitchens are small in size)

Advantages of Scipio

The advantages are obvious, thanks to its manageability, the knife has compact dimensions, despite being a universal knife, because it lends itself to various uses, chopping, cutting, slicing. Scipio, like all Gladius Design knives, are perfectly balanced.

There is a great balance between blade and handle.

The peculiar characteristics of the knife allow to implement most of the cutting methods and techniques. Its design and its functional balance allows you to challenge the law of gravity, significantly reducing the friction of the air that cuts through the blade.

The handle design is made in such a way that, with any cutting technique, the knuckles of the hand do not touch the underlying chopping board.

The handle is ergonomic and comfortable, for any type of grip, the operator's hand adheres totally to the handle, as if it were a glove, which allows you to maintain total control of the cutting process and in any situation.

The ergonomic design of the handle avoids callous formations in different points of the hand, safeguarding the integrity of the limb in total motion.

The blade is made of a type of composite steel, formed by three layers of laminate, where the central core is made of stainless and tempered steel, ACUTO 440 with Rockwell hardness index equal to the HRC 58-59 value, which guarantees a sharpening that lasts over time, while the 2 side plates are made of AISI304 stainless steel for food use, which meets the most stringent hygiene requirements.

This type of steel, multifunctional, lends itself to being easily ground and

with any tool. The peculiar properties of this 3-layer laminate gives the knife a great and long-lasting elasticity, the blade curves but does not break.

Scientific tests in our laboratories have shown that the blade of the knife, subjected to constant stress, can be bent up to 60/90 degrees, obviously this is not an irreversible process, the blade returns to its original shape if subjected to a force equal and constant.

The ergonomic handle is made of a material called G10, resistant to thermal, mechanical and chemical stress. A material that has no thermal expansion, resistant to repeated washing in the dishwasher, and an inert antibacterial material, which guarantees total sterilization.