Professional Quality, manufactured from chrome vanadium heavy duty steel, oil hardened and tempered. Smoothly ground heads with separately induction hardened cutting edges for cutting piano and medium hard wires. The cutter has Knipex’s unique double hinged design allowing for 50% less effort when cutting compared with high leverage diagonal cutters. Fitted with a self-opening mechanism for easy use on repetitive tasks. Heavy duty moulded handles and slip guards for extra comfort and safety. Display packed.