These great-looking Brutas pliers from Shimano are constructed from high-grade, high carbon steel for long life even under strenuous use. High carbon steel is best for maintaining the cutting edge on the built-in side cutters. The custom two-tone soft rubber grips give you a firm hold even when your hands are wet. The black nickel finish will resist corrosion and keep your tools looking good for a long time. Next time you reach for your pliers make sure they are top quality Shimano Brutas Pliers.