Special hardness snips are designed to cut hardened metals such as stainless steel, Inconel, or titanium with ease. They can make both straight and wide cuts to the left. blade pivot bolt is threaded into bottom blade keeping blades in adjustment for ease of operation. Top and bottom serrated blades grip material during cutting in order to create a clean edge. Kush’n-power grips comfort users hands and reduce fatigue. Made in the USA.