The 316 knife sharpener from Chef's Choice is designed to put a super sharp 15 degree precision edge on all contemporary Asian style knives, Chinese cleavers, the thinner traditional single-bevel Japanese blades, as well as contemporary European and American style knives. The electric knife sharpener will provide thin and razor sharp edges and features 2 stage diamond sharpening for strong edges and fast honing and polishing results. The sharpener features safety guides for easy 15-degree sharpening and can be used for both single and double-faceted blades. The 316 knife sharpener can also be used to create the 15 degree edge on thin European and American style knives. The sharpener sharpens both straight edge and serrated knives and does a fantastic job on chef's, santoku, bread, hunting, fillet, and pocket knives.