Steel construction, hardened and tempered for durability. Further induction-hardened cutting edges provide excellent cutting performance and a longer working life. For cutting and stripping cable, and for trimming wire, pins and rubber. 20mm maximum jaw capacity. Popular with electricians but ideal for all kinds of general tasks around the workshop, home and garden. Integrated plier-grip jaws at the top of the handle provide a secure grip on objects over 2.5mm thickness. Ergonomic plastic handles provide comfort during use while slip guards protect knuckles and fingers from cuts, scrapes, knocks and grazes.