Product News: Portable Tools

Lineman's Knives are engineered for extended service.

Press Release Summary:

Lineman's Knives are engineered for extended service.

May 16, 2011 - Designed for electric, cable, and telephone line cutting and splicing, Lineman's Knives are made via proprietary blanking, laser cutting, heat treating, grinding, and polishing processes that optimize cutting performance and helps knives maintain sharp edge. Available blade types include skinning, with or without notches or serrations; splicer; long round and short round; square point; and long mill. Handle options include standard wood or ergonomic SoftGrip plastic.

Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions - Southbridge, MA

Original Press Release

Lineman's Knives from Hyde IBS Work Until the End of the Line

Press release date: May 13, 2011

Southbridge, MA - A full line of hand knives designed specifically for electric, cable and telephone line cutting and splicing is available from Hyde Industrial Blades Solutions (IBS). Installers and lineman from utility companies and private electrical contractors can look to Hyde Lineman's Knives to hold a sharper edge for clean cutting longer than competitive blades.

The company employs proprietary processes in blanking, laser cutting, heat treating, grinding and polishing to ensure superior cutting performance of each individual blade. Manufactured in facilities with ISO 9001:2008 plant certification, durable Hyde IBS Lineman's Knives are engineered for long-life.

Hyde IBS makes a complete line of Lineman's Knives with a variety of blade types including skinning knives, with or without notches or serrations, splicer knives, long round and short round knives, square point and long mill knives for almost any line cutting or splicing application.

Hyde Lineman's Knives come with a number of handle options including standard wood or an ergonomic SoftGrip plastic handle with or without eye rings.

Backed by 135 years of experience, Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions is a leading producer of industrial knives and blades for a wide variety of markets including food processing, cloth and textile and leather, hose and tube, tire and rubber, package converting, paper and packaging and abrasives as well as for general industrial applications. Hyde Tools, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of industrial machine and hand knives and tools for remodeling, restoration, building trades and do-it-yourselfers in North America.

For more information on Lineman's Knives, contact Hyde IBS, 54 Eastford Road, Southbridge, MA 01550. Phone: 800-872-4933. Or by visiting our website at