KAI Ergonomix shears are excellent scissors for all types of materials. The 5230-M is a right handed shear with black handles. The soft Santoprene handles add to the comfort. They are made from a Japanese A-U6 stainless steel with a Rockwell hardness rating of around 56 and stainless steel hardware with a nylon lock nut. The handles are chemically bonded, will not come loose, and are food safe. The 5230-M has an overall length of 9” with a cut length of 4”. The cutting edge is modified for hard to cut fibers such as fiberglass, carbon fiber, and Kevlar.