The Benriner Pro Turning Slicer is used for making fine cut carrots, potato strings for salad, strings of green pepper or beets, and curly strands of cucumbers. Made of safety, high quality nylon and reinforced glass, it includes four Stainless Steel blades: a flat-edged blade, a fine-toothed blade, a medium-toothed blade and a coarse-toothed blade. You can make Fifty servings in 5 minutes, and it does not waste any vegetable material. The Benriner Pro Turning Slicer peels various vegetables that wedge into the center spike with an adjustable thickness of cut. Turn the handle only to produce fine strings of carrots, onions, cucumbers, peppers, etc. The Fine Blade creates elegant vegetable garnishes for professional looking meals. Prefect for carrots, radishes, or any other firm vegetable. The Medium Blade is excellent for quick and easy uniform stir-fry pieces, suitable for almost any vegetable including onions, peppers, radishes, beets, zucchini, etc. The Coarse Blade makes chunky and crisp cuts of fruits and vegetables such as potatoes, onions, radishes,cucumbers, carrots, apples, peaches, etc. Made in Japan .