8" Shears - Kevlar, Dyneema, Vectran, Technora, Spectra, Nomex, Dacron, Fiberglass, Carbon Fiber, Breathers

8" Shears - Kevlar, Dyneema, Vectran, Technora, Spectra, Nomex, Dacron, Fiberglass, Carbon Fiber, Breathers

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These shears efficiently cut materials made from aramid and para-aramid fibers, such as Kevlar®, Dyneema®, Vectran®, Technora®, Spectra®, Dacron and other materials made from fiberglass and carbon fiber which ordinary scissors cannot cut.  Its blades are made of high carbon alloy steel from Japan and are infused with Molybdenum and Vanadium through a proprietary manufacturing process to harden (HRC 60-62, HCV1200) the cutting blades needed for high-tech materials.  The ergonomically designed large grip-ring delivers more power with reduced fatigue and wrist strain.  The grips are designed to fit in the power portion of the hand and produces cleaner cut with less effort.  One blade is micro-serrated to avoid slippage and the other can be sharpened to extend life.  The tang on the blades is long to provide cutting efficiency.

To cut composite-grade materials is a very difficult task.  These 8" shears are meant for clean long cuts into sailcloth, rope, canvas, leather, plastic, silk, cotton, nylon and other knitted fabrics.  The handles are ambidextrous and comfortable.  It is an excellent shear for marine, clothing, electrical, cabling, upholstery, safety, and construction industries.

Sailmakers and riggers around the United States use these shears in their daily projects to cut fabric, thin ropes, sleeves and tapes.
Fabricators who use fiberglass and carbon fiber materials have replaced their current shears in favor of these 8" shears.

Special Features:
  •  Micro-serrated blade to grip material for non-slip cut 

  • Sharp blade to shear fabric easily

  • Non-serrated blade can be sharpened to extend life

  • Extended tang for durability and efficient force transfer

  • Adjustable pivot point to modify blades tension

  • Thermo-plastic elastomer handles for a comfortable non-slip grip

  • Ambidextrous

Applications:
  • Recreational marine (high mass fiber weaves, Kevlar reinforced fabrics, sails, ropes)
  • Commercial marine (Dyneema / Vectran / Spectra lines)

  • Electrical (data cables, controls, insulation, felt)

  • Aviation (fiberglass, carbon fiber and prepregs)

  • Avionics (fiber cable, Kevlar shields, breathers)

  • Security (helmets, body armor, ballistic fabric, panels, gloves, jackets)

  • Upholstery (leather, leatherette)

  • Arts and Crafts

DuPont™ and KEVLAR® are registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.
Dyneema® is a registered trademark of DSM.
Vectran® is a registered trademark of Kuraray Co., Ltd., Japan.
Technora® and Twaron® are registered trademarks of Teijin Ltd.
Spectra® is a registered trademark of Honeywell International, Inc.
Dacron® is a registered trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.
5 Stars
Nice cuts
The best in my experience. They cut through fabric like cutting through butter. The blade performance is the same across its length - nice to cut frills too.
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Reviewed by:  from Eagan, MN. on 12/20/2015
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Recommended
I highly recommend this specialty shears. I was not disappointed at all.
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Reviewed by:  from Farmington, UT. on 2/21/2016
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Best Shears Thus Far
I work with Mylar/Kevlar fabric. I have used four different shears before coming across these shears. They cut through fabric like cutting paper; not the experience I had before. By far the best of all the shears I have used.
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Reviewed by:  from Alhambra, CA. on 11/27/2015
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Great for hi tech fabrics
I work with with Mylar/Kevlar cloth and nothing cuts it like these shears. I went through four different scissors before finding these. These ACTUALLY CUT through the stuff easily as if cutting through paper. Price is no concern; THEY WORK.
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Reviewed by:  from Burlington, WA. on 2/18/2016
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Love 'em
These shears work really well for cutting woven Kevlar fabric and for cutting leather. The grips are comfortable and will work in either the right or left hand. They are very high quality. I was happy because the serrations of one blade gave non-slip cuts (we know normal shears won’t even Kevlar). I was able to cut two and three layers of Kevlar fabric. If you have a thicker Kevlar panel that is composed of multiple layers then it requires more force which is not comfortable. You can cut through one/two layers at a time though. The shears do eventually become dull but I was told one blade can be sharpened.
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Reviewed by:  from Eagarville, IL. on 1/25/2016
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Actually work!
To my surprise these can actually cut Kevlar. I am telling my mates.
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Reviewed by:  from Columbia, SC. on 1/3/2016
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Cut neoprene easily
Great pair. I was able to cut through neoprene very easily! Try it.
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Reviewed by:  from Gainesville, TX. on 12/1/2015
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Great Fabric Shears
I work with fiberglass and Kevlar threads at a textile factory. Have been using cheap scissors issued by the company so I purchased these hoping they would do better and they are amazing. The micro teeth hold the Kevlar from shooting out of the front and they cut through it like ordinary scissor would cut cotton thread. Definitely worth the price.
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Reviewed by:  from Houston, TX. on 11/29/2015
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Supervisor, Production
The pair we have been trialing the most is ATi-802, the 8” shears. They have held up extremely well! They have been sharpened seven times over the course of 11 months and still cut far better than the scissors we are using now after 2 months of use. Thank you for your time and effort! -- Samson Rope
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Reviewed by:  from Ferndale, WA. on 5/17/2017
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Supervisor, Production
We held a training today and were actually just talking about your 8" shears. I personally thought very highly of the shears, but I do not do a lot of rope cutting these days. So, I will hand this conversation off to Justin, he is now the supervisor over our production plant. -- Samson Rope
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Reviewed by:  from Ferndale, WA. on 1/25/2017
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