Hand Tools & Trimming Knives
Many stocked standard hand tool blades and knives are available in our Specialty Blades catalog.
Handtool blades and trimming knives include:
- utility knives
- rotary cutters
- trimming knives
- x-acto style blades
- safety cutters
- break-off knives
- art knives
- craft knives
- stripping tools
- paper trimming knives
Whether your consumer product is a simple hand tool or disposable cigar or cigarette cutter, specifying the right blade makes all the difference. From trimming paper to carving wood to razor sharp hand-tool blades, our experienced applications engineers can help you match the right cutting tool to your product.
Critical aspects of blade selection for use in consumer products include:
- Material selection for max wear resistance vs. toughness at lowest possible cost
- Edge geometry to balance cut force with blade life
- Angle of cut determined by blade shape
If you do not see a term describing your process, please contact us directly for more information. Chances are one of our Applications Engineers has worked on a similar problem in the past and can use his or her knowledge and experience to create a custom cutting solution for you.