Ideal for sprue cutting. Consistently makes clean cuts with one closing action. the unique linkage design multiplies the pressure exerted. With hardened steel cutting jaws for years of perfect cuts. Locking system holds pliers closed when notot in use to protect cutting edges. Overall length is 10" (254 mm), cutting edge is 7/8" (22.2 mm), jaws open 9/32" (4-7 mm).