Microplane graters are designed to extract the best flavor from you food. This fine grater works best with garlic and citrus rinds and other food that can be finely zested. The blade length measures 4 7/8-in. and it comes with a comfortable black plastic handle and clear frame. All Microplane graters are high-quality stainless with grating edges that stay razor sharp and ample grating surfaces so you spend less time and effort to produce your desired results.