Easy to read wire gauge markings on both sides. This gauge, cuts, strips, and loops wire, cleaner and easier. Wider handles with cushion ridges are designed for more comfort. Spring-loaded action returns handles to open position. Narrow nose fits into tight places. Made of strong, hardened steel with precision-ground stripping holes. Black oxide finish. No. 11045 strips solid wire AWG gauge No. 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18. Yellow handles. No. 11046 strips stranded wire AWG gauges No. 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 and26. Red handles.