Scissors are an essential tool for a variety of tasks, from cutting paper to trimming fabric. They come in many shapes and sizes, from small snips scissors to huge industrial-grade shears. No matter the task, there's a pair of scissors that can do the job.
Types of Scissors
The type of scissors used depends on the material being cut. Smaller snips scissors are ideal for delicate fabrics like silk or chiffon, while larger shears can handle heavier materials like denim or leather. Some specialty scissors have unique features such as curved blades or serrated edges that allow them to make precise cuts.
How Scissors are Made
Scissors are made from a variety of materials including steel, aluminum, titanium and plastic. The blades must be sharpened and honed to create a sharp edge that will not dull quickly. The handles must also be designed ergonomically so they fit comfortably in your hand and provide maximum control over the blades.
Industries that use Scissors
Scissors are used by professionals across many industries including tailoring, crafting, artistry and construction. Tailors rely on precision cutting tools like large industrial-grade shears to create perfect seams in garments; crafters need small snips scissors to make intricate cuts in fabric; artists use specialized blades for creating fine details; construction workers use heavy-duty shears for demolition work.
Find the Scissors You Need at Zoro
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Frequently Asked Questions
What Brands of Scissors does Zoro Carry?
We carry many of the top brands and manufacturers including CLAUSS, CRESCENT WISS, FISKARS, and many more.
What Primary Application for Scissors are available?
At Zoro we carry a wide assortment including some of the most common Primary Application choices such as Multipurpose, Home/Office, and General Purpose.
What are some popular options available within Scissors?
Within our Scissors collection, Scissors, Shear, and Trimmer options are some of the most popular items we sell.
Which features are most common for Scissors?
Some common characteristics of Scissors are the Primary Application, Handle Style, and Overall Length.