The Benchmade Model 8 Rescue Hook is a compact tool that cuts through most any fibrous material quickly and easily. It features single piece 440C stainless steel construction, with a Rockwell hardness of 58-60, and a non-reflective black powder coated finish. The safety tip cutting hook has a .5" opening. The finger grooved handle of this Benchmade knife comes with positive finger treads along the spine for secure grip, a finger hole and a lanyard hole. A foliage green MOLLE compatible nylon webbing pouch with Velcro closure and retention band is included.