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IRWIN TOOLS CUSTOMIZES UTILITY KNIFE FOR DRYWALL INSTALLATON

IRWIN® Tools introduces a new ergonomic and durable utility knife to maximize the productivity of anyone installing drywall. The new Drywall Fixed Utility Knife features tailored innovations and advantages for specific the needs of drywall installers.

Irwin utility knife for drywall

Professional tradesmen demand that their knives fit their hands comfortably and stand up to harsh conditions on the jobsite. This new knife delivers tangible advantages for unprecedented durability and precision.

The new IRWIN Drywall Fixed Utility Knife has an optimized slim nose that allows fast-working drywall installers greater control, while the trigger grip offers cutting-on-the-pull efficiency and ergonomics. Increased accuracy and productivity—combined with less fatigue — are the results. In addition, the fixed blade affords precise scoring, and the all-steel casing features a half-turn thumbscrew for easy, tool-free access to the knife’s five-blade storage chamber.

The IRWIN Drywall Fixed Utility Knife comes standard with IRWIN’s new 4-Point Snap Blade which provides four cutting points per blade.

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The IRWIN Universal Handsaw – Always Fast, Never in a Bind

Handsaw offers tradesmen coarse cut speed with a fine cut finish

All tradesmen need one reliable handsaw in their toolbox – one that delivers speed, durability under harsh conditions and versatility to cut a variety of building materials. The Universal Handsaw cuts three times faster than traditional tooth handsaws.

Irwin universal hand saw - long version

Irwin universal hand saw - long version

The most significant innovation of the Universal Handsaw lies in a novel and proprietary ergonomic positioning of the handle in relation to the cutting edge – this handle-to-blade configuration is optimized to provide superior comfort and fast starts with less effort. In addition, the handle has a comfortable grip constructed from strong, lightweight, high-density resin, resulting in less hand fatigue, and there’s a finger rest for comfort and added grip support.

Combined with the unique handle angle, the triple-ground tooth design of the Universal Handsaw eliminates binding and allows tradesmen to use the entire length of the blade to cut through virtually any type of building material. The Universal Handsaw is faster than coarse-cutting saws but delivers a fine, smooth finish tradesmen expect from fine-tooth saws. Forty-five and ninety degree angle-markers are built right into the blade, providing a convenient tool for quick, precise marking on work surfaces.

More than five years of end user research and product development culminated in the development of this unique-looking high performance jobsite handsaw.

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