The Zwilling 26cm sharpening steel features a ridged surface with a highly carbonised and hard chrome plated steel, to ensure a good sharpening result. With a hardness of approximately 62 HRC this sharpening steel is relatively insensitive to damage. Featuring a black, plastic handle with a suspension eye, ideal for hanging storage. Easy-to-use for regular resharpening of knives, the premium material guarantees a high level of sharpening, ensuring your knives regain their effortless and precision cutting characteristics. Handle is ergonomically designed for optimum handing, ensuring the steel fits securely and comfortable in the hand for ease of use. The bolster acts as both a finger guard whilst providing perfect balance for improved stability during use.