Stainless steel box joint pliers for shaping, bending and straightening wire. Jaws are flat, nylon pads to protect the wire from marks. Replacement pads available. A specialty plier, for those tired of marks on their wire, or who frequently need to straighten bent wire. Dipped hands, spring loaded so they stay open - just squeeze to close. The spring is attached with a screw - so if you prefer to remove it - it's not a big deal. About 5 inches long. Nylon part of jaws is about 7 x 20 mm.