A thermoplastic polymer which feels tough but rubbery.
A black thermoplastic rubber polymer used as a flexible inlay to enhance grip. Cold Steel uses it a lot in their fixed blade knives.
A rubbery thermoplastic polymer that is used as a flexible inlay for knife handles that make for an better grip. anyard A cord or strap that is sometimes used to attach a knife to clothing or a belt. Originally used by sailors to keep their knives from falling overboard.