These needle have a rubbery coating on them. They are used to hold in your hand instead of in a rooting tool for more advanced detail.
This Needle has 3 edges with 1 barb per edge, for a total of 3 barbs.
This Needle's barb depth is .04mm.
Click the picture on the left to see a close-up picture of the tip of this needle.
This item is Groz-Beckert part #612631 Groz-Beckert is a German company, but their needles are actually made in Portugal. Most of the entire world market for felting needles is in German hands (even though Germany does not actually manufacture any felting needles any more).
THIS IS FOR UNCUT NEEDLES. If you want to use them in our rooting tool, you must cut them. We sell an excellent pair of cutters for cutting them, as item #1140. They are the best we have ever tried for cutting these needles. Click here to see our needle cutters.