The straight snip is 12" long and made of steel. It features a slip-resistant handle with a comfortable double cushion grip. The snip cuts up to 25 gauge cold-rolled steel or 28 gauge stainless-steel. The durable fully polished steel blades are forged to stay sharp for long cutting life. The adjustment-free fastener prevents loosening of the blades and slip-resistant handles. The tool meets ANSI standard requirement.