Parallel Tapered Concave Plier Smooth spring-action parallel-closing plier with matching jaws of convex and tapered contours. Equal pressure allows for wire and metal forming. Jaw dimension from tip is approximately 1 inch. Overall length is 5-3/4 inches. Jaws open 3/8 inch. Tapered side measures approximately 1/16 inch at tip to 1/4 inch at base of jaw.