With integrated forged axle for heaviest duty. With precision cutting edges for soft, hard and piano wire. Cuts thick wires with less effort than other diagonal cutters of the same length. Centric precision cutting edges. High cutting performance with minimum effort due to optimum co-ordination of the cutting edge angle and transmission ratio. Cutting edges additionally induction hardened, cutting edge hardness approx. 64 HRC. Chrome vanadium heavy-duty steel, forged, oil-hardened.