These parallel action Flat Duck Billed Nose Pliers has a Flat Wide Duck Jaws of 11mm. which acting as a hand-held vice. They are used to hold and manipulate wire or sheet, flattening metal and form, as well as making angled bends and holding small beads, holding bezel wire during filing, and opening and closing jump rings. The compound-action handles are coupled to jaws that remain parallel along the entire length of the jaws throughout their range of movement. This ensures a secure grip on the article being held, even when working with difficult to hold items such as round beads. Unlike typical Flat-nose pliers, which open up to the shape of a "V". This parallel action Flat Nose pliers have parallel jaws that act as a square vice grips. If you put a square piece of metal in typical pliers and squeeze down, you're only holding part of the two edges. But if you hold the same piece in these pliers, it's basically like using a mini press-you have a secure grip on both edges. The metal is held in place securely once you clamp the jaws down. * These pliers the jaws are made of French Hardener Stainless Steel and Nickel Plated handles. * Equipped with a spring tension which provides light return pressure to handle. * This feature will make your hands do a little less work and help avoid hand fatigue. * Overall size: 5.50"- 140 mm. * Weight: 150ml ~ 142g. * Made in (varies from countries_: Germany, Austria, Turkey, Pakistan. * These pliers are d.