The MPX5 is a multi-purpose cutter that is great for cutting: sheet metal (low carbon rolled steel up to 20 gauge), plastics, vinyl, carpet, gutters, cardboard, paper, screen, wire mesh, hose, roof shingles, wallpaper, cloth, leather, and much more. The blade design includes a twine cutter, wire cutter, bottle opener, and wire bending holes for added versatility. 3 In. blade for making long cuts in a wide range of materials. The serrated blade helps hold material firmly for better cutting. The compound action design delivers 1.5x the cutting power of traditional design for less effort during cutting. The nickel chrome blade resist rust and corrosion and it is spring loaded for fast opening with a quick-release lock for easy one-hand operation. These have a non-slip grips for added comfort and durability.