The Rada Cutlery R140 Cook’s Utility Knife is a knife that will quickly become an indispensable part of your kitchen. It handles like a paring knife while offering the versatility of a larger knife. This utility knife can be used for a wide variety of kitchen tasks such as slicing, dicing, chopping vegetables and fruits. The blade on the utility knife has a rounded tip for slicing, dicing and scoring. It is also great for slicing up cheese and meats. The blade measures 4-3/4 inches and has an overall length of 8-5/8 inches. It is made of surgical grade, T420 high carbon stainless steel that is hand sharpened for a razor sharp edge. The hollow ground blade ensures a precision concave surface for maximum edge retention. The utility knife handle is made of permanently cast, solid brushed aluminum and is slightly offset which is great for performance and safety. Handwashing is recommended for this knife. Rada Mfg. Co. is located in Waverly, Iowa and has been manufacturing cutlery in the USA since 1948. Our mission is all about “providing our customers the best value of kitchen knives for their dollar.” We stand by our craftsmanship. Rada Mfg. Co. will replace any product manufactured by our company returned to us due to defects in material or workmanship.