This H.K. Porter 18-inch general purpose bolt cutter features lightweight fiberglass handles to help reduce arm fatigue on the jobsite where repeated elevated cuts are necessary. Its center-cut blades have slightly rounded cutting edges that are beveled on both sides, which broadens the variety of cutting applications for this tool. The unique toggle joint handles are capable of turning 50 lbs. of hand pressure into 4000 lbs. of cutting force.