The XIKAR® cutter gives cigar enthusiasts the finest cigar cut with power, efficiency and ease of use. An aluminum body encases HRC57 stainless steel blades in a spring-loaded, ergonomic shape. This is the finest cutter you can buy - WE GUARANTEE IT! Xi cutter blades are made of high quality 440 stainless steel with an HRC of 57. All Xi cutters are the same ring gauge: they will cut a 54 ring gauge cigar in half. Depending on how much cap you cut, they will cut up to a 58 ring gauge cigar.