This tool is easier to use in many applications than conventional tinsnips.
The upward cutting action of the blade cuts through mild steel up to 20 gauge and most non-ferrous metals up to 18 gauge thickness. Cuts without distorting the sheet.
Stainless steel 0.6 mm (22ga ; 0.023in).
Galvanised steel, Zinc, sheet metal 1.2 mm (16ga ; 0.047in).
Copper, brass 1.5 mm (15ga ; 0.059in).
PVC, vinyl flooring, aluminium 2 mm (12ga ; 0.078in).
Polycarbonate 2.5 mm (10ga ; 0.098in).
Perfect for cutting rails and studs. Replaceable stainless steel blade. No shear strain. Nibbling width 2.7 mm.