X-ACTO knives are the preferred cutting tool for a wide variety of professionals and hobbyists alike. Designers and artists love the X-ACTO knife's ability to produce careful and meticulous cuts with consistency, while engineers praise the knife's durable design and reliability. X-ACTO knives can make precise cuts through a variety of different craft materials including all grades of paper, mat board, foam board, delicate fabrics, sheet metal, and plastic. The X-ACTO Designer Series Gripster Craft Knife offers superior precision cutting of most lightweight materials. This Gripster knife is perfect for craft projects, scrapbooking, picture cropping and more. The comfort grip along with the lightweight aluminum frame makes our Gripster knife a great addition to your craft or scrapbooking tote. Made with a rear blade release and safety cap, this crafting knife was designed with safety in mind. The original X-ACTO knife has been praised for more than 50 years as the standard for precision. Attaining this level of precision, accuracy and reliability starts with supreme quality craftsmanship. All X-ACTO knives are built with a carbon steel blade for a reliable cut every time. Additionally, they are crafted with a sleek design that fits comfortably in the hand, allowing you to continue making the precision cuts needed to finish the job, no matter how long it takes.