NE-Nose High-Leverage Side-Cut PliersHardened-steel plier head and heavy-duty knurled jaws provide grip-sure performance, even when twisting rebar ties. Induction-hardened cutting knives help you stay sharp. Unique handle tempering results in greater "snap" absorption when cutting wire. Ultra-stable hot-riveted joint with spring-loaded, self-opening action enables smooth and easy one-handed use. Hook-bend, "Handform" design enhances gripping and cutting power. Custom-forged U.S. tool steel delivers professional-grade reliability. Close-to-jaw rivet placement provides 46% more cutting power. Tool Type: Lineman's Pliers; Applications: Automotive Maintenance; Construction; Electrical; Electronics; HVAC; Applicable Materials: Aluminum; Copper; Gold; Nickel; Nylon; Plastic; Silver.