The 10565 Ratcheting MCM Cable Cutter is a compact cutter designed for simple one hand operation. Will cut stranded, flexible copper and aluminum cable between 500 MCM Cable and 750 MCM Cable. The compact design works well in tight workspaces. Both fixed and moving cutting blades are precision ground. The cutting blades of the MCM Cable Cutter are manufactured from high carbon tool steel and heat treated for long life. Rust resistant black oxide finish.