The fluorine coating on the stainless steel 2 in straight blades make the Shear Perfection? Platinum Series Trimming Shear non-stick. This is a precision shear that gardeners need for tight and close quarter spaces. This shear allows users to fine-tune their plants precisely and effectively without sacrificing blade size. The stainless steel blade allows for strength and durability while the fluorine coating reduces gumming up due to saps and resins. This shear includes an ergonomically designed comfortable grip handle with spring-loaded action for less fatigue; extra spring included. An easy-lock mechanism makes for safe and easy storage. These shears can be used for right or left handed use. Overall length is 6.5 in.