The thicker forging of the beefier head ensures this heavy-duty diagonal-cutter will last longer than standard diagonal-cutters. Extra-long cutting blades provide 57% more cutting surface for greater cutting ability. 2000 series heavy-duty cutting knives cut ACSR, screws, nails and most hardened wire while the angled blade makes it easier to work in confined spaces. Induction-hardened cutting knives for long life. Dual-material Journeyman handles provide better grip and added comfort.