The Ridgid Offset Snips are ideal for cutting 18-gauge or lighter cold-rolled sheet steel, sheet metal, screening, wire, leather, cloth, gasket material, rubber linoleum, roofing material and plastics. The compound action of the snips provide maximum jaw power with little effort. The snips have forged, heat-treated blades for excellent durability and performance. ADDITIONAL SPECIFICATIONS: Model No. 797; Description: Offset Snip - Cuts Left; Length: 10-1/2"; Cut: 1-1/2"; Weight: 1 lb.