The heat-treatment, the so-called "hardening", is extremely important for the blank. Depending on the quality of the steel, the blank is heated up to 1.300°C and subsequently chilled in a special oil. The temperature limits are often crucial. The subsequent tempering at 200 to 400°C, depending on the type of steel, gives the blade its elasticity and toughness.
Correct care is essential for the maintenance and long life of this traditional gentlemen's accessory. Each time it is used, the entire razor must be rinsed in clear water and dried thoroughly. If the razor is not used for a longer period, it is advisable to coat it lightly with oil. Never store the razor in a damp, unventilated place.
Yellow - also called Juchtencreme, to serve the leather care and raise
the grindeffect compared with no treat leather.
White - specific for hemp tube, raise the grindeffect.
Use of the razor strope for grinding the razor, leather care is sufficient
with yellow paste and the hemp care with white paste.
Do you wannt to rise the effect of the leather, you can prepare the leather with the colored pastes (green, red, black).
|green||green pasted leather||big|
|red||red pasted leather||medium|
|black||black pasted leather||fine|
|yellow (Juchten)||Leather care
Improvement of the grindeffect
|white||for prepared hemp tube||low|