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AK Z-1 | Master

Size: 5.5
Handle: Right

  • We provide lifetime warranty on all Akito Scissors, far surpassing the warranties of other brands.

AK Z-1 | Master

The sharpest, most comfortable and versatile scissors you'll ever use.

Since it's launch in 2022 the AK Z-1 has quickly become one of our best selling and most popular designs to date, loved by both hairdressers and barbers.

Designed to be the ultimate multi-purpose tool, the AK Z-1 excels at all hair cutting techniques, from the fundamental to the most intricate and advanced cutting styles.

Precision cutting, point cutting, freehand styling, scissor over comb, slicing, chopping, slide cutting, and much more – the AK Z-1 handles them all effortlessly.

Made for all your hair cutting needs.

The AK Z-1 is made for all round cutting and performs all hair cutting techniques with total ease. From point cutting, scissor over comb and slide cutting to advanced precision, the AK Z-1 can do it all.

Perfect for hairdressing and barbering.

Whether you're a hairdresser, barber or both the AK Z-1 provides you with the most versatile hair cutting performance.

Wet and dry.

Made for wet cutting and dry cutting, the AK Z-1 is the perfect choice for all.

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VG10 Japan

The gold standard of premium grade high performance Japanese steels.

The AK Z-1 is handcrafted from the amazing VG10 Japanese steel. A steel widely regarded as the true gold standard of high performance Japanese steels.

VG10 or V-Gold 10 Japan is a bond of exceptional metals, combining the unique qualities of each one to make an ultra strong and powerful steel. These extraordinary qualities include corrosion resistance, extreme hardness, toughness and heat resistance. All combining to make the ultimate high performance scissors.

100% Japanese Convex Edge

The AK Z-1 features an incredibly sharp 100% Japanese Convex edge, meticulously honed to perfection by Master Craftsmen.

This 100% Japanese Convex edge effortlessly glides through hair, preventing any dragging, pulling, or grinding. It ensures a smooth cut that protects your clients' hair from split ends and damage.

Built to last.

VG10's corrosion resistance, extreme hardness and toughness all combine to provide your AK Z-1 with extraordinary durability.

Sharper for longer.

VG10 Japan maintains the sharpness of your AK Z-1 for far longer meaning it requires less frequent sharpening and saves you money.

Re-edge and re-sharpen.

VG10's extremely fine granular structure makes it easier to sharpen, repair, and re-edge in case they are dropped or damaged.

Sculpted Ergo X Offset Handle

A game-changer in ergonomic innovation and design, the Ergo X provides total comfort, control, and protection against injuries.

Total comfort and control.

The Ergo X sculpted shape and 3D design provides you with ultimate comfort and total control.

Advanced cutting.

The Ergo X is made to support a wide variety of grip and hand positions making it perfect for advanced techniques and precision cutting.

Protection against injuries.

Designed to protect your hands from career-threatening injuries with its offset design.

Gen. 5 Ball Bearing Tension System

The Gen. 5 ball bearing tension system is our most advanced mechanism to date. Providing exceptional balance, smoothness and protection against injuries.

Super smooth cutting.

Balancing and distributing the weight of the AK Z-1 the Gen. 5 provides you with an effortlessly smooth cutting experience that eliminates hand strain and fatigue.

Eliminates friction between blades.

By eliminating friction between the blades the Gen. 5 protects the edges of your AK Z-1's from damage and keeps them sharper for longer.

Protects you against Carpal Tunnel and RSI.

Designed with safety in mind, the Gen. 5 eliminates tension build up in your hand and wrist, protecting you against severe injuries such as RSI and Carpal Tunnel syndrome.

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