Felco C16 wire cutters are standard equipment on most U.S. Sailing and ORC racing vessels because they can cut rigging* up to 5/8". These Swiss-made cutters start out sharp and stay that way for years. Their 23" length gives excellent leverage.
The Felco C16 two-hand cutter is recommended for cutting steel cable up to 5/8 inch or 16 mm in diameter, high tensile steel strands up to 14 mm thick, stainless steel strands up to 7 mm and extra tough wire rope or stands up to 6 mm. This tool cuts electric cables of copper, aluminum or steel-cored aluminum up to 16 mm. It also, cuts aluminum or copper rods up to 14 mm diameter, steel rods up to 10 mm and tempered steel spring wire up to 5 mm.
hardened steel blades and center bolt and unbreakable forged aluminum alloy handles with plastic covering for good grip
Also recommended for cutting metal rods and spring steel wire. Optimum cutting yield thanks to the shape of the handles and special steel blades. A cutting tool capable of satisfying the most varied industrial requirements