KNIPEX 68 02 200 High Leverage End Cutting Nippers are an ideal tool for working with soft and hard wire. The head shape of these pliers provides optimized movement when tightening steel mesh knots during reinforced concrete work. They can also suitable for twisting and cutting binding wire and for wire netting. These cutting pliers are crafted from high-grade special tool steel; forged and oil-hardened. The cutting edges are induction hardened with a cutting edge hardness of approximately 61 HRC.