It is true, knives do chip! At times, Damascus knives chip as well. So what to do. You need to go for some sensible kind of adjusting habits so that you can keep on enjoying and getting a durable and long lasting kitchen knife. Thin blade knives usually chip. Below we will mention main reasons for you that how can you reduce and decrease the likelihood of chips in your knives.
Ways to reduce likelihood of chips
- If at any time you notice that your knife is about to chip then you should know the proper ways to handle it. Just adjust your knife in the manner in which you can comfortably use it. You should not use your regular and simple in style kitchen knife to open tins or to open up the packaging, to separate or to cut frozen pork chops, to cut through bones. Do not use your kitchen knives for such kind of offroad tasks.
- Knives chip because you use them on the plate or you often use them on the glass chopping board. These are harder substances and let your knife to chip easily and instantly. Using your knives on these glass boards, it let their blades to bend easily and then your knives eventually get blunt and reach to the worst stage of chipping.
- You should be washing your knife separately. Wipe it separately and then you have to store it at a safer and separate place. Not a single item should bash and rub against your knife.
Knives chip because of Twisting and also shearing
We have mentioned above basic reasons that why knives chip, now here comes the technical part and technical reasons. It is because of twisting and shearing that your knives chip as well. As most of the knives blades are thinner and these blades are made of harder kind of materials, that is why blades do not at all like sideways and twisting forces. If you will be dragging your knife right over on your board then this act will make your knife to get dull quicker too. You should be avoiding sideways forces while using your knives.
Magnetic racks chip your knives
It is too because of the metal which is present on some magnetic racks, they can even chip your knife blade. This magnet can pull of your knife harder right onto the metal strip, if your knife edge will get hit at the hardest position then your knife will possibly be chipped off. This is why it is recommended to use wooden knife racks.
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