The 5" Side Cutting Pliers are perfectly suited for field or production line work. Use for cutting copper wire or trimming leads with the full flush cutting blades. The tool is manufactured from high carbon tool steel, precision ground and hardened for long life. Molded comfort grip handle. Rust resistance black oxide finish. -Cuts copper wire and soft metals up to 16 AWG (.05"" dia.). -21 full flush cut. -Spring action. -Comfort grip vinyl handle.