Each Master Grooming Tools 5200 Series Thinning Shears features short shanks and offset handles to reduce hand fatigue removable finger rests and silencers for quiet operation. Ideal for shaping thinning blending and texturizing the coat. Offset handle design reduces fatugue. Material - 440C Stainless Steel. Rockwell Hardness Rating - 52 Accessory - Black Leatherette Case. Type - 6 1/2 in. 30 -Tooth Thinning Shear. ThinningShears Have a lower number of teeth per inch of shear. Thus the cumulative cutting surface is larger and more hair is removed with one motion. This allows groomers to bulk thin larger areas at one time. These shears are also great for finishing a "natural coated breed" they create that natural look easily.