These Free-Fall Snips feature high carbon steel blades to cut 19 AWG and 23 AWG electrical communication wire. They also strip 19 AWG and 23 AWG wire. The extended handle provides comfort and cutting leverage for wire cutting applications. The blades are made of high carbon steel blade (58 HRC) to maintain blade durability and sharpness. Serrated teeth allow for non-slip cutting action. The free-fallfeature provides a looser fit.