Extra wide teeth produces perfect string cuts (1/8" or 3.125 mm) for sautéing, garnish, salads, etc. Fast and easy to use: no set-up! Ideal for julienning carrots, zucchini and potatoes. Comfortable, angled handle. Use the corner notches to secure the slicer on top of bowls. Included handguard holds food securely and protects fingers. Blade: advanced ceramic. Handguard: ABS plastic. Handle: ABS resin. Dishwasher safe. Made in Japan.