For short, straight and figure cuts, small radii
Cutting edge hardness 57-59 HRC
Cutting edges inductively hardened
Handles coated with plastic
Made of tool steel, forged, oil-hardened
I think handedness is mislabeled because with RH version you do not see the line of cut as it is obstructed by the curved jaw. Also, the spring is a bit strange looking and sometimes disconnects. Otherwise feels solid, the snips are sharp - will cut paper napkin no problem.