Why Do Slice Safety Blades Cost More Than Traditional Blades? (Hint: They Don't)
At Slice®, we get a lot of questions from budget-conscious safety managers about the price of our products. While safety managers are focused on the line-item price, we’re considering the long-term costs. See what we mean here.
Why Are Slice Blades Safer Than Traditional Blades?
It's all well and good to say that Slice® safety blades are "finger-friendly® or safe to the touch, but how, exactly, did we achieve this? Find out here.Read More
Why Slice® Blades Aren’t Initially as Sharp as Traditional Blades
How sharp do blades need to be? What’s considered effective? When is “sharp” too sharp? Find out here.Read More
Are All Ceramic Blades Safer?
Think all ceramics are created equal? Well, not quite. Read more to learn how different ceramic blades compare and why Slice makes the only real safety blades on the market.Read More
How Long Do Slice Safety Blades Last?
Is it worth the investment to get a Slice® safety blade? Will I be changing the blade after only a few uses like I do with steel blades? The answer is no. Slice has the edge (literally) over steel and other ceramics. Here’s why.Read More
Safety Gloves and Cut Resistance: How Do Slice Blades Compare With Steel?
Many OHS experts ask Slice whether our finger-friendly® grind allows them to purchase a glove with a lower level of cut resistance. They want to reduce costs and increase usability without sacrificing safety. So we had Slice blades tested. Find out what we learned.Read More
Where Do Slice Knives Fit on a Knife Safety Level Chart?
Many safety experts, when they first contact us, want to know: where do Slice knives fit on a knife safety level chart? The short answer is: they don’t. Read more to find out why.Read More
Do Slice Ceramic Safety Blades Break Easily?
Most of our customers are primarily familiar with metal blades, but may have also worked with ceramic cooking blades. When they first encounter Slice safety blades, they’re not sure how they compare. One of the downfalls of ceramic cooking knives is that they’re brittle and fragile. Is that also the case, they wonder, with Slice ceramics?Read More
Are Slice Safety Blades Metal Detectable?
Safety-conscious food manufacturers often ask us: are Slice safety blades metal detectable? The answer is no, they’re not. Here’s why.Read More
Can You Make Your Blades Sharper?
Traditional blades are dangerously sharper than they need to be. Why? So you can get some value for your money before they become dangerously dull. Slice® blades balance sharpness and safety—a feature that makes them unique.Read More
Can left-handed people use slice tools
Wouldn’t it be great if one set of tools could be used by both right- and left-handed workers? Slice® tools are designed for ambidextrous use. A simple, convenient blade reorientation easily converts our right-handed tools for left-handed use.Read More
How Do I Know Slice Tools Are More Ergonomic?
Because it’s been proven. Learn about the third-party independent tests that show Slice technologies such as Ergo-Pull and our unique box cutter handle are more ergonomic than standard tools on the market. Read on for more details.Read More
Do Slice Tools Improve Customer Safety Records?
Have you ever heard outrageous claims about the safety of a product? Do you wonder: Where’s the proof? Slice® customers tell all about the difference Slice tools have made in their workers’ lives and safety records.Read More
What Are Manual-, Auto-, and Smart-Retracting Tools?
Different retraction mechanisms allow you to balance user safety with tool effectiveness. Some retraction mechanisms work better for certain tasks. By understanding the retraction mechanism, you can choose the right tool for your job.Read More
Do Slice Blades Require Sharps Box Disposal?
Traditional blades are dangerous throughout their life cycle, from removal of their packaging until you dispose of them. Slice® rounded-tip blades mitigate the risks of puncture or laceration injuries. We recommend sharps box disposal only for our pointed-tip replacement blades.Read More
How Do I Clean Slice Blades?
Every time you handle a traditional blade, you risk an injury. Cleaning blades, where both of your hands are exposed to the blade, is especially dangerous. Slice’s® finger-friendly® blades are chemically inert, making them both safer, and easier, to clean.Read More
How Do I Sharpen and Maintain Slice Blades?
Traditional blades often require special care and handling before and after use. Slice® safety blades stay sharp longer and are far easier to maintain than traditional blades.Read More
Do Slice Safety Blades Require Special Storage?
What effect does Slice finger-friendly® technology have for handling and storage? Do the same care and disposal rules apply for Slice blades, metal blades, and non-Slice ceramics? Find out here.Read More
Are Any of Your Products TSA Approved?
Airport security measures are stricter than ever. What if you need a cutting tool on your trip? Slice® has tools that meet current TSA safety standards, helping to keep us all safer when we choose air travel.Read More