Retractable Snap Blade Knife

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SKU: INTKS599

This is a retractable snap blade knife, suitable for cutting insulation.

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Quality construction.
Plastic and rubber outer for superior strength.
Sturdy screw lock.

When installing insulation, to get around light fittings and into corners you will need to trim your insulation batts. The best way to do this is with a retractable knife.

 

Before cutting anything, remember to put gloves on and some eye protection.

 

To cut thick batts or rolls of insulation easily, use a good sturdy knife. Extend the blade all the way out to provide a long, sharp edge. This long blade will be perfect for cutting through thick insulation.

Place a thin timber board as a cutting edge over the insulation. This will compress the batt and provide a straight edge for the blade to follow. You might also consider having a sheet of plywood underneath your batt so you don’t cut into the surface below.

 

If your blade starts to go blunt, this knife has snap blades so you can keep on cutting.

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