Next Generation Aviation Snips

We make them just like we used to...only better.



Our Snips Last Longer.
Here's Why.

  1. Our blades have Amazing Strength, Precision, and Consistency due to our exclusive casting method.
  2. Another proprietary process creates Superior Blade Serrations.
  3. Our finer serrations spread the force of the cut across the blades for a Better Material Grip, Cleaner Cuts, and Longer Blade Life

Only Crescent | Wiss combines the shape consistency of investment casting with our proprietary serration process to produce blades that cut up to 8 miles of steel...more metal than any other snips.

*Based on maximum performance

Next Generation Aviation Snips

Snips made to earn the trust of a new generation.

Continuous improvement means never being satisfied.  That's why these new Next Generation snips last 60% longer and require 20% less force to cut on average compared to our snips from just five years ago.  And that's why Crescent | Wiss is the undisputed leading brand of snips for sheet metal professionals.

We make them just like we used to... only better.


Wiss compound action "aviation snips," like
these from the late 1940s, were a key tool

for cutting aircraft sheet metal during 

WWII and became best sellers after

the war ended.


By the 1990s, Wiss aviation
snips featured their iconic
yellow, red, and green comfort grips,

improved blades, a stronger spring,

and new pivot geometry.


The latest Crescent | Wiss Next
Generation snips stay true to form

with new ergonomic features
and the best performing,
longest lasting blades we've

ever made.

Precision Cast Blades

Integrated Handle Ring

Feature durable serrations that spread cutting force across jaw, improving cut quality and tool life 

For hanging or easy storage

Ergonomic Latch

For fast, single-handed operation

with either hand

Improved Pivot Design

Features built-in stops for consistent 

jaw opening and upgraded spring action 

for fast, effortless feed

Ergonomic Non-Slip Grips

Provide excellent control and 

easy cleaning

Next Generation Aviation Snips







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