This is one of the knives from Ontario Knife's second series of Joe Pardue Utiliac knives. This series features AUS-8A steel blades at 0.115" thickness that are flat ground at 40 degrees. These knives have ergonomic styled Zytel handles. Situated in New York State's scenic Southern Tier, Ontario Knife Company produces one of the most comprehensive, wide-ranging product lines in the cutlery industry today. While being a worldwide supplier, the Ontario Knife Company is also a major supplier to the U.S. Government and its military. Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality materials and components, and a steadfast commitment to its workforce. Liner Lock locking mechanism. Thumbstud for easy one-handed opening. Matte satin finished tanto blade style with square Zytel handle. Blade has a hardness of 56-58 HCR. Includes four-position pocket clip.