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This entry level type of the snap-off blade utility knife can be your possible first utility knife. Plastic covered blade minimizes blade exposure, and makes it look safe, natural and comfortable. To snap off use the dedicated white egg-shaped blade snapper. Though in Japan the ESK-1 was unveiled as the Kids’ Cutter Kitter - キッター -, it could be an educational safety knife to all ages, as well as in classrooms! INSTRUCTION MANUAL

Product information

Product NameESK-1
PackingPaper Box
AccessoriesBlade Snapper (Disposal Case)


Minimized blade exposure

Minimal blade exposure minimizes injury risks.

Safe blade replacement

The entire blade is covered with plastic, reducing the risk of touching the blade and making blade replacement safer.
* Snap-off blade to expose the first blade edge.

Easy to grip, even with small children’s hands

Rounded and lightweight shape makes it easy to grip even in children’s hands.

For both left- and right-handed users

The blade can be reversed for left-handed use.

Blade snapper that doubles as a stand

Comes with a dedicated blade snapper that doubles as a stand for the ESK-1. The blade snapper is easy to use and safe for children.


【How to snap off with dedicated blade snapper】

1. Insert blade into blade snapping slit.
2. Snap away from break lines in blade.
3. Snap off in reverse direction as well.

How to replace blade

1. Remove the cap by pulling it off.
2. Pull out the slider together with blade.
3. Hook the protrusion of the slider into the hole of the new blade and insert it into handle.
4. Put the cap back on.



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