These ultra-flush, small oval head cutters offer unsurpassed cutting capacity and are ideal for a wide range of applications. If you're cutting wire for a jewelry project, these cutters can cut wire up to 18 gauge. They include an adjustable precision screw joint which minimizes friction and maximizes alignment of cutting edges. These cutters feature double-leaf springs with textured surface, non-slip handles. They are forged from high-grade steel which provides incredible impact resistance and resiliency. Precision induction hardened allowing a Rockwell hardness of 63-65 which ranks among the highest of any cutters made. These Lindstrom cutters are 4.33" (110mm) long with a jaw length of .39" (10.0mm).