Easy to pick up, even while wearing rubber gloves, this is the perfect magnifier for industrial uses. Design provides up to ¾" of working space under lens cell. The clear plastic base is acid-resistant and will not block the subject matter under view. 12X and 9X are Kellner-type, color-corrected, three-element lens systems. 6X model has a precision single-element DCX lens. Wide, flat field of view. Clear handle measures approximately 3-½" L x 1-¼" W x 1" H.