Safety Knives

We all use safety knives on a daily basis, whether at home, or in the workplace. There are many different types of safety cutter knife and we know them by many different knives, safety cutters, box cutters, utility knives and many more.
They are used widely in many types of industry...retail, food industry, construction, medical, rescue teams, general operations to name a few. These safety knives are used as a cutting tool, with the users' safety at work of paramount importance.
Knife injuries account for a significant number of hand injuries and so as part of managing health and safety, using a safe cutter tool is critical to keeping the workforce safe and to minimise injury . The most suitable safety knife should be used for the task being undertaken.
Many different types of safety knife are available with different types and lengths of blade. The safety knife handle is usually made from a type of plastic, aluminium, or stainless steel and the knife blade is usually carbon steel, stainless steel or tool steel.
A utility knife or utility blade is a knife that is used for utility or general purpose, these cutting tools include both folding and retractable knife blades and can be used across industries and work places. A self-retracting knife has a spring loaded slider that automatically retracts when released. A folding knife or pocket knife has one or more blades that fold into the handle of the knife to keep the user safe. Snap off blades ensure the cutting of materials is easy and precise and the blade can be refreshed when needed. Hook blades are great for trimming materials such as roofing felt, carpets and sheeting materials.
Spare blades are available for safety knives. The blade should be changed when the user feels the cutting could be made easier by a sharper blade. Quick and easy blade change function is available on certain safety knives. Disposable safety cutter knives are ideal when a box cutter is needed that is safe and that can that be thrown away when finished with.

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Description Price Knife Type Blade Type Retractable Length of Blade Required Height Safe Number of Blade Segments Number of Blades Supplied
RS Stock No. 879-3056
Mfr. Part No.1888439
Folding; Utility Craftman Yes - - - 3
RS Stock No. 879-3069
Mfr. Part No.10507106
Heavy Duty Snap-off No 18.0mm - - 1
RS Stock No. 879-3050
Mfr. Part No.10508104
Utility Straight Yes - - - 5
RS Stock No. 879-3053
Mfr. Part No.10505822
Utility Straight Yes - - - 1