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. Also used for splicing all type of halyards, sheets, topping lifts, lazyjacks and control lines.
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.
Micro-serrated blade to grip material for non-slip cut
Used for splicing all types of halyards, control lines, topping lifts
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
DuPont™, Kevlar® and Nomex® are registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.
- 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
Dyneema® is a registered trademark of DSM.
Vectran® is a registered trademark of Kuraray Co., Ltd., Japan.
Spectra® is a registered trademark of Honeywell International, Inc.
Technora® and Twaron® are registered trademarks of Teijin Ltd.
Dacron® is a registered trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.