Press Release Summary:
Ergonomically engineered for use by left- and right-handed workers, 6.5 in. long Hyde Loop Hoof Knife reduces stress, wear, and tear on wrists and fingers of farriers while effectively trimming frog and soles of hoofs. Blade utilizes .515 in. dia x 1.3 in. long, CNC-machine ground, high-carbon steel cutting edge that is sharpened on inside and mounted to HammerHeadÂ® molded handle. Latter features polypropylene core and thermoplastic elastomer soft grip covering to absorb shock.
Original Press Release:
New Loop Hoof Knife Delivers Precision Cutting While Reducing Stress on Hands and Wrists
SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. - A new loop knife designed to reduce the stress, wear and tear on the wrists and fingers of farriers while effectively trimming the frog and soles of hoofs has been introduced by Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS). The Hyde Loop Hoof Knife is ergonomically engineered for use by both left- and right-handed farriers and complements Hyde's line of Pro-Grip® Hoof Knives.
Precision manufactured by hand knife experts, the Hyde Loop Hoof Blade utilizes a .515" diameter and 1.3" long, CNC-machine ground, high-carbon steel cutting edge which is sharpened on the inside and mounted to a HammerHead® molded handle. The handle is designed with a durable polypropylene core and thermoplastic elastomer soft grip covering to absorb the shock from scraping and gouging of hoofs. The Hyde Loop Hoof Knife measures 6.5" in overall length.
All blades on the Hyde Loop Hoof Knife are heat-treated and are manufactured in facilities in the U.S.A. with ISO 9001:2008 plant certification. They feature a black oxide coating to provide increased resistance to rust and extend blade life while further increasing the knives ability to remove material quickly and cleanly.
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.
More information is available on the Hyde Loop Hoof Knife or the complete line of Pro-Grip Hoof Knives by contacting Hyde IBS, 54 Eastford Road, Southbridge, MA 01550. Phone: 800-872-4933. Or by visiting our website at www.hydeblades.com.