Perfect for prep work with a longer blade than traditional utility knives. Skinnier and lighter it supports both classic Western circular and Asian-style cuts. Forged from a single piece of a special formula high carbon no stain stainless steel. Ice hardened FRIODUR blade stays sharper longer and boasts superior resilience. Precision honed blade and laser controlled edge. Full tang with triple-riveted handle. Made in Germany. Recommend hand wash only.