Precision wire rope cutters have drop forged aluminum handles. Heads are drop forged and fine ground alloy steel. Cut 5/8" wirerope, 3/64" piano wire, 11/32" steel wire, 1/2" ACSR cable cleanly, without crushing or deforming the end of the wire. Vinyl cushion grip handles will not slip from your grasp. Overall length: 13-1/2".