Milwaukee® Self-Retracting Safety Knife

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Milwaukee® Expands Hand Tool Line with Self-Retracting Safety Knife

MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand their Hand Tool offering with a new Self-Retracting Safety Knife (48-22-1915), launching in November 2013. With two blade positions and a self-retract mechanism, the user is able to control how much of the blade is exposed and automatically retract the blade when the button is released for maximum safety.

Milwaukee Self Retracting Knife (Model 48-22-1915)

Milwaukee Self-Retracting Knife (Model 48-22-1915)

Milwaukee Self Retracting Knife

Blade retracts when button is released

For increased efficiency and productivity, the new knife also features a tool free blade change for easy access to blades, on-board blade storage for up to five blades, as well as a wire stripper for up to 10ga wire. It will accept all utility blades, and comes with two carton blades with rounded tips to limit damage due to over cutting. The knife also has an all metal, light weight design for ultimate durability.

Milwaukee Self Retracting Knife

Tool free blade change

Milwaukee Self Retracting Knife

Built-in wire stripper

Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, the new safety knife confirms Milwaukee’s commitment to best-in-class durability and their relentless commitment to provide innovative solutions to the end user that will increase productivity.

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

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