Unique, cutting edge design with polished stainless steel blades, give the Xi3 model a truly distinguished look. XIKAR cigar cutters are bold, masculine and beautifully engineered. They feature a unique teardrop shape and double guillotine action that give the powerful cutting ability in one simple squeezing motion.The Xi Tech is designed to be both comfortable in the hand and well-balanced for a perfect cut. All Xi Cutters feature 440C stainless steel blades with a Rockwell HRC 57 rating: they could cut a 54 ring gauge cigar in half. Depending on how much cap you cut, they will cut up to a 60 ring gauge cigar.