G-10 is a high-pressure plastic laminate glass epoxy. It has near-zero water absorption, and is not electrically conducive. Its texture makes for a great grip on knife handles. One of its desirable properties is it neither feels cold in cooler temperatures or hot in warmer temperatures. G10 is a Glass-based Epoxy Resin Laminate, which is formed by soaking layers of glass cloth in epoxy resin, and compressing them down and heating them until they set.