Milwaukee® Expands Cutting Solutions with New Snap-Off Knives

MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver user-driven solutions and rapidly expand its Hand48-22-1962 Tool offering with the introduction of several new Snap-Off Knives that increase productivity and ease-of-use for the professional. Featuring acetone resistant housing and blades made of Iron Carbide metal, the new knives offer best-in-class durability and up to 2X longer blade life than the competition.

Delivering maximum cutting performance and a clean finish in a variety of applications, Milwaukee Snap-Off Knives will be available in both standard-cut and precision-cut models. Precision-Cut Knives give the user the option to further upgrade their tool with premium features such as over molding and a precision-cut blade. Each option will be available in 9mm, 18mm and 25mm sizes.

The 18mm and 25mm Snap-Off Knives feature a durable lock for maximum resilience that features a speed thread design for up to 2X faster blade adjustment. To further increase durability, this lock has a new-to-48-22-1960world all metal design on the Precision-Cut models for up to 10X longer life.            

The 9mm Snap-Off Knives feature a removable pocket clip that doubles as a blade snap-off feature to expose a new sharp point. In addition, an auto-lock slide mechanism delivers faster blade adjustments.

Each of the new Snap-Off Knives, as well as their replacement blades, will be available through authorized Milwaukee Distributors in October 2013. With a focus on user driven innovation, Milwaukee® Hand Tools deliver game changing solutions to real jobsite challenges. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, the new products confirm Milwaukee’s commitment to best-in-class durability.

Specifications- Precision-Cut Snap-Off Knives

Specifications: General Purpose Snap-Off Knives

About Milwaukee Tool Corporation

Since the company began in 1924, Milwaukee Tool Corporation has led the industry in both durability and performance by providing the best in professional, heavy duty tools and accessories. With an unwavering commitment to the trades, Milwaukee continues to lead with a focus on providing innovative, trade-specific solutions.  Whether it is through their leadership in LITHIUM-ION technology, as seen in the M12™, M18™ & M28™ Systems, time-saving accessories or innovation new Hand Tool and Test Instrument product lines,  Milwaukee is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced solutions for the trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability. Milwaukee Tool Corporation is Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® products, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit