Gatco edgemate carbide sharpener is safe and compact to use. It has sharp, precise and durable edge. It sharpens so fast that it is lightning fast in sharpening. The overall length of the sharpener is 5 inches or 127 mm. The sharpener has 6061-T6 aluminum body which makes it sturdy and strong. The sharpening bits of tungsten carbide sets at a 25 angle. The sharpener has a handle with secured grip. The handle is CNC checkered which gives proper grip to the user. The carbide sharpener has a rugged look and it has corrosion resistance. It is anodized coated which is an added feature.