ERGO™ Knives

To develop the ideal utility knife we performed over 150 user tests with more than 50 prototypes. In the tradition of handsaws, pliers, screwdrivers, scrapers and adjustable wrenches we proudly present our new ERGO™ utility knives. The Bahco ERGO™ Process is in accordance with ISO 9241. All three new Bahco ERGO™ knives are compliant to 9241-210:2010*

ERGO™ UTILITY KNIFE
• Full aluminium body with comfortable curved handle with TPE grip
• Narrow head for optimal visibility and precision
• Smart button to replace blades and store blades without opening the body
• Integrated button for smooth action and to shift blade in three distinct positions

UTILITY KNIFE KB-SERIES
• Full aluminium body with comfortable TPE grip
• Integrated button to avoid accidental opening
• Option at back of the knife to secure safety strap
• Both in fixed and retractable versions

UTILITY KNIFE KG-SERIES
• Full aluminium body of the knife
• Magnetic holder to make blade changing easier
• Both in fixed and retractable version available
• Also available in mini size, no more than 9 cm long

ERGO™ SNAP OFF 18 MM KNIFE
• Optimized handle size for wide variety of grips made of aluminium with comfortable TPR finish
• Symmetric shape for left and right handed users with integrated textured slide button
•Blade in centre of body and closed front to simplify blade snapping

SNAP OFF KNIFE 18 MM
• ABS body with comfortable TPR grip
• Blade storage in backside of the body
• Closed front of body to simplify blade snapping

SNAP OFF KNIFE 9 MM
• ABS body smooth textured button
• Precise steel mechanism for distinct blade positioning

The following knife models won the Red Dot Design Award 2012:

ERGO™ Snap-off 18 mm
ERGO™ Retractable
ERGO™ Fixed
Better Snap-off 18 mm
Better Retractable
Better Fixed

 

* Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part 210: Human-centered design for interactive systems.