Drop-forged high carbon steel with high leverage, compound cutting action. Straight cutting blades with serrated edge to prevent slippage during cutting. Easy-grip vinyl handles with slip guards and automatic latch release for single-handed use. Suitable for cutting aluminium, mild steel and stainless steel sheet, uPVC sheet, wire mesh, leather, copper and plastic. Cutting capacity: aluminium sheet 1.8mm, mild steel 1.2mm, stainless steel sheet 0.8mm. Jaw capacity 21mm. Length 250mm.