The Compound is a versatile utility knife equipped with SpeedSafe® assisted opening and designed for excellent slicing ability and extra control. It opens easily with the built-in flipper. Kershaw heat-treats the blade steel to bring out its high-performance characteristics—the ability to take and hold an edge, strength, and hardness. Glass-filled nylon handles make the Compound light enough for every day carry. SPECIFICATIONS: Steel: stainless steel Handle: Glass-filled nylon Blade Length: 3 1/2-in. (8.9 cm) Closed Length: 4 5/8 in. (14.3 cm) Overall Length: 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm) Weight: 3.8 oz.