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Utility Knife and Blades offer safety and comfort.

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Utility Knife and Blades offer safety and comfort.

April 7, 2004 - BAHCO® brand Utility Knife is made of heavy-duty zinc castings, incorporating rubber-molded grip for comfort and control. Measuring 6½ in., unit includes large blade release knob that allows access for blade replacement and storage. Three-position blade adjustment switch provides different blade point settings. Measuring 2¼ in., No-Point(TM) Utility Blades offer safety by eliminating tipped point commonly found in utility blade knives.

Snap-On Industrial - Scranton, PA

Original Press Release

New BAHCO® Brand Utility Knife and Blades Offer Safety and Comfort

Press release date: April 5, 2004

With Exclusive No Point(TM) Design Blade and Rubber Molded Grip Handle

SCRANTON, Pa., April 5, 2004 - To help make cutting work easier and safer, BAHCO North America has introduced a high-quality Utility Knife and Utility Blades that offer professional tool users maximum comfort, control, versatility and safety.

The new BAHCO® brand Utility Knife (product code #852000) is made of heavy-duty zinc castings, incorporating a rubber molded grip for durability, comfort and control. The 6-1/2" unit includes a number of features designed for maximum convenience, such as a large blade release knob that allows easy access for blade replacement and storage. A spring-loaded hinge lever on the bottom end of the knife allows for quick and controlled access to the blades, and keeps the knife halves from separating. The 3-position blade adjustment switch on the top of the knife allows for different blade point settings, depending on the work application needs.

BAHCO North America also offers the No-Point(TM) Utility Blade (product code #852010), which is designed to eliminate the tipped point commonly found in utility blade knives. The No-Point(TM) feature increases the safety of the blade by reducing the possibility of injury from the standard sharp blade point during work applications. Users can cut a variety of materials with the 2-1/4" blade, including cardboard, paper, thin plastic, rope and similar material.

Customers seeking more information about the BAHCO® brand Utility Knife and Utility Blades can visit bahco.com/us or call 800-446-7404 in the U.S. or 800-296-4787 in Canada.

BAHCO® brand, endorsed by Snap-on Incorporated, consists of premium professional tools, accessories and equipment for electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, maintenance workers, ironworkers, as well as manufacturing and construction contractors. All products are designed and manufactured to the highest levels of quality, innovation and comfort for tool users worldwide. BAHCO products are part of the family of brands including WILLIAMS (industrial tools), BAHCO Milford (bandsaw products) and BAHCO Pradines (forestry products) under the banner of BAHCO North America. For more information, please visit bahco.com/us.

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