The range of PW cutters offers a solution for all possible uses, perfect for handling and all other activities. The cutters all have a spring which automatically retracts the blade to avoid injury following a false movement. The cutter spare blades are easily interchangeable. We advise to wear anti-cut gloves and protective-glasses.
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Cutter blades and cutter on Oxwork
The cutter blade is essential at work and at home. It allows you to neatly cut different objects. On the market, there are different types of cutters and spare blades. Depending on the work you want to do, you choose the appropriate model.
What types of cutter blades are there?
There are four types of cutter blades: the split, the trapezoidal, the hook blade, the rotary.
The snap-off blade
Known for its self-breaking characteristic, the snap-off cutter blade is very sharp. It is made up of numerous notches along its width. Very sharp and allowing for neat cuts, the blade segment can be detached when worn. It is therefore not necessary to change the entire blade because a new cutting edge is immediately functional. The number of removable sections corresponds to several uses; the entire blade is rarely replaced.
The trapezoidal blade
This type of blade is preferred for heavy work. The trapezoidal blade stands out for its sturdiness and durability. It is made of steel and can be replaced. Another characteristic: it is very thin. Cutting any material is therefore easy. Thanks to this thin thickness, it can withstand a fairly large lateral load long before it breaks during wear.
The hook blade
The hook blade is used in cutting work on carpets or various materials whose support must remain intact. This is possible because the edges of this type of blade are not sharpened.
The rotating blade
This is the blade used to cut fabrics and cardboard.
The ideal width for the cutter blade
To know the right width for the cutter blade, you must refer to the type of work to be done. The strength of the material being cut also matters. When the blade is wide, it is possible to cut materials with great thicknesses such as, for example, the case of corrugated cardboard. Different widths are available: 9 mm, 18 mm and 25 mm. For the case of the rotating lamp, we have a wide selection of diameters: 18 mm, 28 mm, 45 mm and 60 mm.
Over time and given the frequency of use of the cutter blade, it is necessary to replace it with a new one. It is not difficult to find blades in bundles that can be used with different types of cutters thanks to their standard size. But, there are also models that correspond to specific cutters. For example, the pack of 10 spare blades for KN10 Portwest or the pack of 10 replacement blades for KN18 from Portwest.
The professional cutter: the efficiency of the blade
The professional cutter is a versatile tool. He is only interesting if his blade is effective. Indeed, as it is the one that cuts, it must be of high quality. The versatility of this accessory is characterized by the possibility of carrying out multiple jobs such as incising or making markings on various materials, opening packaging and cardboard, cut materials exceeding the edges of plastic, paper, rubber… The blade can also scrape painted surfaces, smooth or hard materials.
Traditional metal blades or breakable cutter blades?
Traditional blades are made of metal. They are thin, cut efficiently and offer very well made cuts. This efficiency can however represent a disadvantage because this type of blade easily causes injuries to the user. The slightest clumsy gesture can cause a serious accident.
The snap-off cutter blade is especially suitable for scraping. It is a very thin razor blade and since it has several sections, it only needs to be replaced after several uses. The small drawback is the fact that a new sharp blade is exposed after the old one is detached. The latter can be projected, the very sharp news can also hurt.
Oxwork offers a range of quality cutter blades made of stainless steel to combat rust which is the main problem with the blades. For example, it offers Portwest replacement blades in 10 sets suitable for all cutter categories (KN 10, KN 18, etc.).
All the same, for the safety of the users of these cutter blades, blades with cases can be found on the site: folding tactical knife, pro safety cutter, folding cutter, snap off cutter , cutter with retractable blade...
Perfect for material handling and all other uses, cutters on Oxwork are equipped with safety system to avoid cuts (equipped with a spring to retract the blade, equipped with a thumbs down press, etc.). Easy to open, with quick-to-change blades, the cutters offered on Oxwork are the ideal solution for all your cutting supply needs.
Where can I find cutter blades?
On Oxwork, find our ranges of cutter blades at the best prices.