Made of forged alloy steel that is electronically induction hardened, durable and hand honed with cutting edge relief. Hook bend handle to reduce slippage, when gripping and pulling. Jaws remain open with coil spring yet close with normal grip and red double dipped non-slip cushion grips. Standard edge with cutting capacity of 11 AWG. Nose measures 1-9/16 x 1-9/32 in. Maximum thickness of 5/8 in and cutter length of 13/16 in.