Many factors contribute to cutting tool safety. Blade and handle design, ergonomics, and tool construction, to name a few. Know what to look for when assessing a safety knife and learn about Slice safety innovations.
What cuts you: the handle or the blade? Here we examine the risks posed by traditional blades. Read about the efforts to address those risks.
Blades made from advanced ceramics aren’t new, but Slice is the only company to bring safety to this innovative material. Learn about zirconia’s inherent qualities and Slice’s finger-friendly edge.
Learn how scratchboard artists use a variety of tools, including Slice’s Precision Cutter and Craft cutter to create intricately detailed art in this exciting medium.
Even when a utility knife has standard safety features like automatic retraction, the biggest risk comes from the blade itself. Traditional blades are dangerously sharp. Slice makes unique utility knives with safer handles and patent-pending safety blades that you won’t find anywhere else. Find out more about our comprehensive approach to safety.
Is there a difference between ceramic vs stainless steel knives? Can stainless steel rust? Learn how Slice rust-free ceramic knives with safely-ground blade edges can protect your employees and impact your bottom line.
Do you work in the construction industry, or are you an enthusiastic DIY-er? The right construction knife for your needs will help get the job done faster, better, and safer. Find out what you need to know here.
There are safety knives and there are ceramic knives, but Slice makes the only ceramic safety cutting tools. In fact, if you explore a little deeper, you’ll see that there’s really no such thing as a safe knife with a metal blade. Find out why.
Often, a pocket knife is all you need to get the job done. With the Slice 10562 Folding Utility Knife’s ergonomic handle and finger-friendly safety blade, safety managers can feel confident that their workers will be safer.
The cost of accidents is always higher than the cost of safety. Learn about the full value of investing in safety, how to determine the cost of accidents, and how to get the most bang for your safety buck.
Workers often prefer using tools that look and feel familiar. The Slice 10562 Folding Utility Knife will appeal to workers and—with its ergonomic handle and finger-friendly safety blade—safety managers can expect compliance, and therefore peace of mind.
Whether you’re new to hobbies that require detailed cutting or you’re a hobby knife veteran, it helps to understand the different options (and safety features) available for your craft knife kit. Find out more.
What you think are safety box cutters may not always be safe. Learn how to ensure that all the different box cutters you need for your industrial or home applications are truly safe box cutters.
Labs can be dangerous places. An accidental laceration can expose a worker to infection from bio-contaminants or burns from harsh chemicals. The use of safer scissors mitigates these risks.
As a safety manager, you understand that common hand tools are a leading cause of workplace injuries. Learn how ergonomic hand tools can keep your workers safe and your budget under control.
Scrapers are often forgotten in the tool box. Selecting other tools for scraping tasks is a dangerous habit that can result in unnecessary injury. Slice scrapers make scraping tasks easier and safer.
Slice safety blades, with their safe-to-the-touch, finger-friendly edges, bring an added measure of safety to the dangerous task of opening and breaking down boxes. Don’t expose yourself to unnecessary risks. Choose Slice for a safer home and workplace.
There is a huge variety of craft tools on the market. A walk through any craft store will confirm that. But one thing every crafter needs is something that cuts. Slice has a tool for that. Learn about Slice’s cutting arts and crafts tools and what types of crafts they are particularly well suited for.
Utility knives and box cutters have many handle configurations. Choosing the best one depends on task and preference. Choosing the safest one depends on the characteristics of the blade. Slice makes true safety blades that also cut effectively.
Working with foam? Don’t use foam cutting tools that are dangerously sharp or designed for a different task. Slice knives make the task easier and safer, no matter what type of foam you need to cut.
Before suffering another cut while creating your beautiful crafts, try a craft cutter from Slice. Safe, effective, ergonomic, durable, and even stylish, Slice craft cutters are, well, a cut above. Learn which Slice tools are right for your next project.
Scalpel blades are notorious for being dangerously sharp. Slice® makes the only safe non-surgical options. They’re excellent for lab and industry applications, as well as crafts and home use. Learn about Slice’s eight blade shapes and their different uses.
Use this guide to learn about the different blade retraction options, as well as their pros, cons, and what to look for when purchasing each kind of knife. While blade exposure is an important part of cutting safety, we outline the safety implications of both retracting and embedded blades.
What leather cutting tools do you need to make leather crafting as fun and safe as possible? Learn here about the best tools for the job, what to look for, and how Slice cutters solve many of the shortcomings associated with traditional options.
This guide explores safety precautions for workplace teams when using carton cutter knives.
In order to choose the right hand protection, it’s important to understand the standard labels on safety gloves. Read more to learn about what these standards mean and how Slice blades compare with steel blades in terms of hand protection.
When you need a serrated utility knife blade, nothing else will do. A replaceable-blade tool that lets you swap between serrated and straight blades is even better, as it’s more versatile. Slice offers safer, more durable cutters with standard or extra-long blades.
They say good things come in small packages. Slice proves this with the innovative and versatile Mini Cutter. With the same strength as our larger cutters, but a handle that fits in your hand, this little powerhouse is a staff favorite.
Opening boxes can be challenging and dangerous—if you don’t choose the right tool for the job. Discover Slice knives and cutters that minimize your risk of injury, letting you open boxes easily.
Choosing the best utility knife depends on the nature of the job. Learn how Slice utility knives combine finger-friendly safety blades with cutting effectiveness to provide a safer tool for all your utility knife needs.
Some materials require extra-long utility knife blades, but typically those blades are dangerously sharp to start with, then dull quickly. The patent-pending finger-friendly blade edge by Slice is safe to the touch. The blades cut with precise handling and are long-lasting, even when cutting abrasive materials.
What makes the best box cutter? Safety, durability, and effectiveness. Slice makes many types of tools that work as box cutters: Each design fills a different need or preference. Discover how Slice redefines the best of several box cutter options, and find which one is right for you.
Safety managers want their workers safe around utility knives, while keeping a lid on their safety budget. What if the utility knife could be a silent partner in doing both? Learn about the Slice Smart-Retracting Utility Knife with Ergo Pull™.
Safety scissors have far wider applications than allowing children to safely cut construction paper. In this article, you’ll learn what makes scissors dangerous, what makes them safe, why safety scissors are your best choice for most cutting tasks, and what Slice has to offer.
Because details matter, it is important to have deburring tools for plastic that will create a flawlessly finished product. From large scale manufacturing to individual creations using 3D printers, having the right deburring tools for plastic makes all the difference.
Retraction is the important knife feature that controls blade exposure. Discover how retraction mechanisms have evolved, and why the self-retracting utility knife is a favorite among corporate safety managers.
You will find an electrician’s knife in every electrician’s tool belt. Unfortunately, most knives pose puncture and laceration hazards. Slice makes the only knives with safer blades—they’re finger-friendly. Learn about the several models of safer Slice cutting tools that work for electricians.
Are you frustrated by how quickly your insulation knife dulls? Worried about lacerations? Slice insulation cutters feature longer-lasting, safer blades. Learn more here.
There is no such thing as a TSA-approved pocket knife for carry-on baggage. So are there any cutting tools you can bring with you on a plane? Learn what you can and can’t bring to your seat when you fly, and why the Slice Safety Cutter is a great travel companion.
Believe it or not, cake decorating is making a comeback (Or did it ever really go away?). The past few years' events have opened us up to new hobbies and experiences. While most might pursue cake decorating as a hobby, some folks turn it into a legitimate, money-making business.
Over the past few years, we’ve collectively picked up a few new hobbies to pass the time. Occasionally, said hobbies might develop into a flourishing business, especially on the creative front. Believe it or not, pottery is not only a fun hobby because you love the 1990 movie Ghost, but you can become a genuine potter and make money from your works of art.
As far as crafting materials go, paper is one that doesn’t require any skill with which to work. Paper crafts are not only fun to make, but they’re incredibly easy to create. They’re so easy to create that even toddlers can contribute to the paper craft fun. Anyone can dive into arts and crafts – no legitimate skill or extensive training is required. Simply find your inspiration and bring it to life.
Washi tape, a decorative tape made of traditional Japanese paper, is a popular artistic tool. Washi tape comes in fun colors and designs. Because of its simplicity, the crafting possibilities are practically endless.
Leather working is on the rise as an exciting, fruitful hobby. Of course, like most hobbies, leather working can become a bona fide, profit-generating business. Whether a leather novice or a seasoned pro, it’s essential to have high-quality tools in your arsenal. There are some basic instruments a leatherworker can’t live without, while countless specific tools can help craft highly individualized work.
There are few things more fun than crafting with family during the holidays. It keeps kids preoccupied and encourages them to express themselves creatively. You can use plenty of materials for arts and crafts, but the paper is a tried and true staple for any crafter.