Precision wire rope cutters have drop forged aluminum handles. Heads are drop forged and fine ground alloy steel. Cut 1/3" wirerope, 3/16" piano wire, 9/32" steel wire, 1/4" ACSR cable cleanly, without crushing or deforming the end of the wire. Vinyl cushion grip handles will not slip from your grasp. Overall length: 20-1/2".