This is the original OEM Type R blade crafted by HSGM GmbH. This is a good general use blade for synthetic fabrics, webbing and ropes up to 17mm diameter. Excellent for cutting straight lines of synthetic fabrics. a.k.a. 100R blade.
Recommended cutting surface: 1/4" thick glass is the HSGM recommended cutting surface for all cutting tables. Glass does not absorb heat like other materials and all the heat from the blade will go into the cutting process. Also it is real easy to clean with glass cleaner and a razor blade.