Designed to cut through tough Kevlar fibers, the 9180 precision shear features high carbon steel blades and serrations on one edge. User friendly while optimizing durability and precision, the 9180 fits comfortably in both hands. Ergonomic Xuro-Rubber™ non-slip grips cushion the hand. Elimination of finger loops ensures positioning flexibility to help alleviate fatique. A convenient return spring re-opens the shear after each cut. Ideal for all applications that involve extended cutting time, trimming thick photo-etched parts, basketry and caning.