The C9 is Felcos smallest, two-handed cutter and was designed to meet the most demanding requirements for cutting cables and steel wire up to 3/8 in thick. The patented triangular jaws ensures that strands are cut one by one leaving a clean end without crushing. Features hardened steel blades and center bolt and unbreakable forged aluminum alloy handles with plastic covering for a secure grip. The C9 cuts wire rope up to 3/8 inch or 9 mm thick, high tensile steel strands up to 7 mm thick, stainless steel strands up to 6 mm, extra tough wire rope or strands up to 5 mm. In addition, it cuts electric cables of copper, aluminum or steel-cored aluminum, and aluminum or copper rods up to 9 mm. The C9 also cuts steel rods up to 7 mm and tempered steel spring wire up to 4 mm in diameter.