Kent & Stowe Bypass Loppers ideal for larger stems or branches that are out of hands reach or too large to cut with secateurs, requiring 2 hands. These loppers have premium ground carbon steel blades with non-stick PTFE coating for rust resistance and a smoother cut. Bypass action loppers have 2 sharpened blades that pass over each other to make a precise clean and healthy cut. Ideal for rose bushes, shrubs and general pruning of green live wood. These Bypass Loppers have a sap groove to direct sap away from the blades to prevent them from sticking. They also have a shock absorbing function for comfort while cutting.