MaxSteel Aviation SnipsSerrated cutting edges prevent slippage when cutting. Double overwind spring for longer life. High leverage, compound cutting design cuts up to 18-Gauge steel. Slip-resistant bi-material palm cushion grip. Patented hinge plate for easy product identification. One-handed automatic latch release with the squeeze of the handles. Applications: Aluminum, Vinyl Siding, Screening, Cardboard, Leather, Copper; Cutting Direction: Straight; Length: 9 21/32 in; Weight: 0.92 lb.