Pocket Knives feature corrosion-resistant blades.

Press Release Summary:

Lockback pocket knives include anodized aluminum handles, textured thumb stud, and multiple style blades manufactured from AUS 8 SS and hardened to Rc 58-59. Models 4400-BLK and 40001-BLK have 2¼-2½ in. black chrome drop point blades, respectively, with black handles and reversible thumb studs. Sheepfoot blade has length of 2 5/8 in., and coping blade, drop point, and screwdriver models are 2½ in. Most include removable pocket/belt clip.

Original Press Release:

Klein Tools Expands Line of Lightweight Lockback Pocket Knives

LINCOLNSHIRE, ILL. - March 2007 - Klein Tools has added six new lightweight lockback pocket knives to its line of knives. Compact and durable, these new lockback knives fit comfortably in a pocket, and open quickly and safely with one hand because of a textured thumb stud. The corrosion-resistant, premium quality multiple style blades are made from AUS 8 stainless steel and hardened to 58-59 Rc, providing long life.

Lockback pocket knives (Cat. Nos. 4400-BLK and 40001-BLK) have 2-1/4" and 2-1/2" drop point blades, respectively. Black chrome blades and black anodized-aluminum handle provide resistance to corrosion. A reversible thumb stud provides easy, one-handed opening.

Additional lockback pocket knife styles have anodized aluminum handles for corrosion resistance. The sheepfoot blade (Cat. No. 44006) has a blade length of 2-5/8". The coping blade's (Cat. No. 44007) length is 2-1/2". The drop point and screwdriver blades (Cat. No. 44008) are 2-1/2".

A removable pocket/belt clip is included with all models, except for Model No. 44000-BLK, for easy access.

"Klein's new lightweight, multi-purpose knives offer multiple styles to meet end users' specific cutting needs," said Abby Ceppos, senior marketing manager, Klein Tools.

Klein Tools is a leading manufacturer of professional hand tools and occupational protective equipment. For more information on Klein Tools' lockback pocket knives, please contact: Klein Tools, P.O. Box 1418, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-1418. Phone: (800) 553-4676. Fax: (847) 478-0625. E-mail: marketing@kleintools.com. www.kleintools.com.


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