Safety Knives

We all use safety knives on a daily basis, whether at home, or in the workplace. There are many different types of safety cutter knife and we know them by many different names...safety knives, safety cutters, box cutters, utility knives and many more.
They are used widely in many types of industry...retail, food industry, construction, medical, rescue teams, general operations to name a few. These safety knives are used as a cutting tool, with the users' safety at work of paramount importance.
Knife injuries account for a significant number of hand injuries and so as part of managing health and safety, using a safe cutter tool is critical to keeping the workforce safe and to minimise injury . The most suitable safety knife should be used for the task being undertaken.
Many different types of safety knife are available with different types and lengths of blade. The safety knife handle is usually made from a type of plastic, aluminium, or stainless steel and the knife blade is usually carbon steel, stainless steel or tool steel.
A utility knife or utility blade is a knife that is used for utility or general purpose, these cutting tools include both folding and retractable knife blades and can be used across industries and work places. A self-retracting knife has a spring loaded slider that automatically retracts when released. A folding knife or pocket knife has one or more blades that fold into the handle of the knife to keep the user safe. Snap off blades ensure the cutting of materials is easy and precise and the blade can be refreshed when needed. Hook blades are great for trimming materials such as roofing felt, carpets and sheeting materials.
Spare blades are available for safety knives. The blade should be changed when the user feels the cutting could be made easier by a sharper blade. Quick and easy blade change function is available on certain safety knives. Disposable safety cutter knives are ideal when a box cutter is needed that is safe and that can that be thrown away when finished with.

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Description Price Knife Type Blade Type Retractable Length of Blade Required For Use With Height Safe Number of Blade Segments Number of Blades Supplied
RS Stock No. 546-742
BrandRS PRO
£6.30
Each
Units
Heavy Duty Standard Yes - Trapeziod; Heavy Duty Trimming; Hooked Trimming; Concave Trimming - - 5
RS Stock No. 615-9164
BrandRS PRO
£14.25
Each
Units
Automatic Standard Yes - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 789-4596
BrandRS PRO
£10.70
Each
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Lock Back Standard Yes - - - 1 -
RS Stock No. 789-4607
BrandRS PRO
£6.51
Each
Units
Heavy Duty - Yes - - - 1 -
RS Stock No. 541-6630
BrandRS PRO
£13.07
Each
Units
Strap Cutting - Yes - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 613-448
BrandRS PRO
£4.75
Each
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Heavy Duty; Fixed Standard Yes - Trapeziod; Heavy Duty Trimming; Hooked Trimming; Concave Trimming - - 5
RS Stock No. 911-1165
BrandRS PRO
£38.29
Each
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Lockable Straight No 90mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 541-7021
BrandRS PRO
£30.58
Each
Units
Sheeting - No - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 789-4590
BrandRS PRO
£2.06
Each
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Snap-off Snap-off Yes 9mm - - 12 -
RS Stock No. 789-4600
BrandRS PRO
£2.70
Each
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Snap-off Snap-off Yes 18mm - - 7 -
RS Stock No. 541-6618
BrandRS PRO
£16.03
Each
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Palm Fit Standard Yes - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 789-4619
BrandRS PRO
£11.78
Each
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Heavy Duty Standard Yes - - - 1 -
RS Stock No. 789-4603
BrandRS PRO
£5.92
Each
Units
Heavy Duty Standard Yes - - - 1 -
New
RS Stock No. 192-3667
BrandRS PRO
£4.14
Each
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Utility Snap-off Yes - - - 1 -
RS Stock No. 176-3425
BrandRS PRO
£7.35
Each
Units
Trimming Knife - Yes - - - - -
RS Stock No. 203-5143
Mfr. Part No.2-10-099
BrandStanley
£7.66
Each
Units
Trimming Knife Standard Yes - - - - 3
RS Stock No. 776-9719
Mfr. Part No.FMHT0-10827
BrandStanley
£14.29
Each
Units
Folding Pocket Standard No 170mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 232-2065
Mfr. Part No.0-10-189
BrandStanley
£8.95
Each
Units
Utility; Safety Standard Yes - Trapezoid - - 1
RS Stock No. 232-1977
Mfr. Part No.0-10-598
BrandStanley
£9.22
Each
Units
Folding Pocket Craftman No - - - - 2
RS Stock No. 776-9715
Mfr. Part No.0-10-825
BrandStanley
£15.31
Each
Units
Folding; Utility Standard Yes 140mm - - - -
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