Right Curve Compound Aviation Snips cut up to 18 gauge cold-rolled steel. ; The forged chrome molybdenum steel blades allow for strength, durability, and long life. ; The serrated blades provide long life and help prevent material from slipping. ; The latch design allows user to operate with one hand instead of two. These snips are color coded allowing you to easily identify them in one's tool box. ; They also feature slip-resistant bi-material grip for comfort and control.