The Kyocera ceramic adjustable mandoline slicer allows for a compact, efficient way to slice vegetables quickly and uniformly. Easily adjust thickness by a simple turn of the dial. Adjusts to .5 mm 1.3mm, 2mm, and 3mm. Food glides effortlessly across a ceramic blade for perfect slices; ceramic blade stays sharp much longer than a metal blade. It's designed with corner notches that fit well over bowls and the slicer stays secure. The product includes a hand guard to keep hands and fingers safe. Dishwasher safe.