Camillus Hide Titanium Bonded Machete features a 12 inch blade, with 420 stainless steel. And A Glass-Filled Nylon Handle Featuring Prym1 Design. titanium bonded Proprietary Surface Treatment Offers Enhanced Edge Retention, Corrosion And Adhesive Resistant And Is 3X Stronger Than Untreated Steel. The 5-In Glass-Filled Handle with Prym1 design, is very strong and rigid. Hide offers full tang for strength and balance in cutting and a quadruple edge grind saw back for superior sawing.