Xuron Maxi-Shear™ with wire retaining clip is a full flush cutter with shear action blades that by-pass to produce clean, flat cuts. The wire retaining clip is an added feature that holds cut-off pieces of wire - keeping your workspace neater and easily reclaim your precious metal scraps. This heavy-duty cutter is ideal for metalsmiths, chainmaillers and those working with larger soft wire up to 12 gauge (2mm). Features: Made of high-grade carbon steel with PVC grade carbon steel. Cuts soft wire up to 12 gauge. Length: 6 inches(150mm).