High-leverage design. Rivet is closer to the cutting edge for 46% greater cutting and gripping power than other plier designs. Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble. Induction hardened cutting knives for long life. Streamlined design with sure-gripping, cross-hatched knurled jaws. Unique handle tempering helps absorb the ''snap'' when cutting wire. Precision-hardened plier head for on-the-job toughness. Hard, black material for toughness and durability. State-of-the-art, dual-material Journeyman™ handles provide a better grip without sacrificing tool strength and durability. Soft material on outer surface for comfort and a firm grip. Color-coded handles allow quick identification of tool. ''Handform'' handles for full gripping and cutting power.