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GR8 Pro safety knives — one of the safest knives you can use

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GR8 Pro safety knives are some of the most unusual knives you might see. If you are used to blades that are largely exposed the hook of the GR8 pro might seem a little unusual, but once you’ve used one you might find the benefits of its innovative design make you wonder why you’ve waited so long. The GR8 Pro safety knife is ideal for situations where you need to make cuts but cannot necessarily rely on having stable, or even any, cutting surface. Situations like warehousing, where boxes might need to be opened or collapsed or carpet fitting where...

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Stanley’s commitment to quality knives

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Stanley is a mainstay of blades and cutting, for many people — professional and amateur alike — when they need to cut something their first thought will be to reach for their Stanley knife. The brand is so well known that, along with brands like Hoover and Photoshop, it has become a generic trademark; many people think of Stanley knives as a type, rather than a brand, of knife. The company, now Stanley Black and Decker following the 2010 merger with Black and Decker, was founded in the mid-nineteenth century in Connecticut. They arrived in the UK in the 1920...

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OLFA - The Japanese Leading Tool Experts

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Millions of people reach for an OLFA blade or cutter every day. The quality and reliability of the simple construction is taken for granted. While cheap OLFA blades are commonplace now, before Yoshio Okada created the first snap-off blade the only option were blades that required frequent sharpening and had none of the safety features OLFA offers today. Although a modern invention, your OLFA cutter calls on an old & rich heritage of blades and manufacture in Japan. OLFA blades - Japanese swordsmithing Japanese swordsmithing has a legendary reputation. The swords used by Japanese warriors were sharp and had such...

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Swann Morton Blades Providing Surgical Precision

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Swann-Morton’s rich company history may have started with razor blades. However, it was with surgical implements that it established it’ reputation. We might sell cheap Swann Morton blades for a variety of uses, but as a company their core product was something where high quality and reliability, not price, were the most important factors. Sheffield has a heritage for quality knives & blades but Swann-Morton’s reputation for surgical blades takes that reputation a stage further. High-quality Sheffield blades for a Sunday roast are one thing. The type of quality required for surgical use take quality to a whole new level....

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Swann Morton - world leaders in the manufacturing of surgical blades, scalpels & handles

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Swann-Morton are a Sheffield based company, founded in 1932 and have since become world leaders in the manufacturing of surgical blades, scalpels and handles. Their blades act as enabling tools for many professionals from all walks of life, as Swann-Morton offer consistency, reliability and cleverly combine their traditional blade making skills with the latest technologies. The main professionals consistently using Swann-Morton blades are Surgeons, Chiropodists and Podiatrists, Dentists and Veterinarians. Surgeons and Swann-Morton There are 34 blade shapes and 12 different handles made by Swann-Morton for their general Surgical Blade range. These blades are used throughout many types of theatres and practices, such as Cardiology, Orthopaedics and Reconstructive surgery units. Blade size and...

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