Colors can be distinguished. Ceramic knives have no metallic luster. If you say coating instead of plating, you can still see it;
Ceramic knives Only plating is not easy to see with the naked eye but there is no need to plate metal layers;
Different weights, the same cutter head alloy is much heavier, ceramic is quite light, 5 mm thick and 20 mm in diameter and less than 10 g.
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