The Speed King Electric Uncapping Knife is made in America by Pierce Beekeeping Equipment since 1947. It has a sealed thermostat in the tip of the stainless steel blade and is ready to use right out of the box. The temperature is preset at just the right temperature for uncapping. The long-lasting Speed King is good for beginners, pros, and bee clubs. The knife heats up in 30 seconds and will hold steady in all working conditions. It features a comfortable turned wood handle that stays cool to the touch. 120 volt, measures 10" long and 2" wide. Contains an 8-foot grounded cord.