The Messermeister 8.25 Inch Chef's Knife Edge Guard fits your santoku or chef’s knives perfectly. This guard measures 8.25 inches long and 1.9375 inches wide so that it is perfect for your wide-bladed knives that are eight inches and shorter. Messermeister was the first company to make hard edge guards, and the company’s designers invented the product. Their protectors are made with the renowned Messermeister commitment to quality and are backed by a lifetime manufacturing warranty. The Messermeister 8.25 Inch Chef's Knife Edge Guard is made from high quality materials and designed to provide your knives with lasting protection. Because the guard has two blade entry notches, you can slide your San Moritz or Meridian Elite knives in quickly and easily from either end of the sleeve. The guards are essential for knives that are left in a kitchen drawer or knife bag and protect sharp blades from damages. In addition, having a sharp blade in the kitchen drawer is dangerous, and the Messermeister 8.25 Inch Chef's Knife Edge Guard protects fingers as well as metal. To make cleaning in your kitchen easy, the guards are made from quality PVC that is easy to maintain.