The LXT Tapered Head Micro-Shear Flush Cutter - LX Series shears are premium grade Micro-Shear flush cutters offering added capacity and durability over our standard series. The high carbon steel blades are precision ground to ultra sharp cutting edges. LX Series Micro-Shear flush cutters receive a unique, state of the art heat treating process for a Rockwell hardness of 57-59 C. The result is a tough, precise, durable flush cutter capable of reliably and economically cutting Dumet and Kovar leads. Shears feature ergonomically shaped, non-slip Xuro-Rubber grips, a glare resistant bright finish and our patented, lifetime warranted, and Light Touch return spring. LX Series shears are optionally available with static control (AS) grips.