The Benchmade Arcane 490 is a spring assisted folder. The knife has a satin CPM-S30V steel blade. The black anodized aluminum handle is contoured for a firm grip. The size of this knife makes it a perfect EDC. It has a reversible pocket clip for easy carry. AXIS? Assist… with a flipper. It?s the best of everything in a slim, lightweight, every day carry. Easily operated and carried on either side, the speed and function of AXIS? Assist, the convenience of a flipper. Made in USA.