Made from the highest grade spring steel, properly shaped and tempered. Short aluminum mounting is very strong. Resilient DuraSoft handle provides a soft feel, reduces fatigue, and offers excellent durability. Blade is flexible enough to bend to almost any radius. DuraSoft handle provides soft feel, reduces fatigue. Short aluminum alloy Xtralite mounting is lightweight but very strong. Highest grade hardened and tempered spring steel blade, properly shaped.