The 4300 CLA (Composite Lite Auto) by Benchmade is an extremely lightweight automatic folder weighing in at only 3.47 oz. Depress the button and the blade fires into the open, locked position. The 4300 AUTO CLA features a 154CM stainless steel blade. This is an American-made premium grade stainless steel originally developed for tough industrial applications. Known for its best all-around qualities, it offers great corrosion resistance with good toughness and edge quality. The drop-point blade has a slow convex-curved drop in the point which characterizes a drop-point blade. This blade format lowers the point for control but adds strength to the tip. It is a very popular blade shape and is a great all-around blade format.