This handy, economical tool handles most cable-cutting jobs with ease. Special high leverage design gives it amazing cutting capability for its size. Cable-gripping shear-type jaws cut up to 4/0 aluminum (not ACSR) ... up to 2/0 soft copper ... up to 100 pair 24-gauge communication cable. Makes clean, efficient cuts. Compact ... only 9-1/2" (241mm) long, can be carried in tool pouch or Klein No. 5112 or No. 5112T tool holders. Ideal for working in confined spaces. Tough, comfortable, red plastic dipped handles. Not designed for cutting steel or ACSR.