Harrington-Mayo Dissecting Scissors feature the beveled edge of Mayo Dissecting Scissors with longer shanks. Available straight or curved, they are commonly used for dissection in Urologic, Genito Urinary, gynecological and thoracic procedures. This product is curved with smooth, blunt/blunt tips.Tungsten Carbide known as TC is up to five times harder than stainless steel.Scissors blades with TC inserts on the cutting edges last much longer than stainless steel blades. Tungsten Carbide is good for cutting cartilage or for many repeated cuts such as in necropsy studies.Tungsten Carbide Scissors provide an exceptionally hard and durable cutting edge designed to stay sharp for a significantly longer period of time than standard scissors. We make sure the permanent bonding of the tungsten carbide inserts to the blade of the scissors which maximizes control and precision as well.