Prevent rust on a knife is essential to ensure its longevity and effectiveness.

Prevent rust on a knife is essential to ensure its longevity and effectiveness. Let’s discover together how to prevent rust of a knife.


First, keep in mind that there are several types of steel, such as stainless steel and carbon steel used by Sabatier -K. As its name suggests, stainless steel is not afraid of rust under normal use.
Concerning the carbon Steel, the maintenance must be much more rigorous in order to prevent rust on the knife.


Sabatier-K greases blades knives before shipping them, in order to protect them against moisture. In case of prolonged storage, it is better to use this technique to prevent rust knife.
Similarly, it is not recommended to cut acidic foods like lemons or oranges and let the knife blade wet after use. Please note that carbon steel blades can change colour after use, which is quite normal. Finally, if knife carbon steel oxidizes despite your best efforts to prevent rust knife, the only way to restore it is to re-polish the entire blade.