Heavy Duty

A heavy duty craft knife is larger and thicker than all the other types of knives. This allows it to be gripped firmly in palm of the hand to provide more purchase to the user when cutting through thicker materials such as cardboard, rubber, plastics and hardwood. They are more suited to larger projects than to smaller intricate tasks involving control and precision cutting. They are sometimes referred to as box cutters.

The ACM no.5 handle has a larger ergonomically designed handle for greater control when carving or sculpting in wood, plastic or foam and is often combined with a hooked blade such as the ACM 28. The heavy duty SM00 range of high visibility red fixed or retractable metal handles or alternatively the blue SM0R II PCABS version with easy blade fitting and removal used in heavy duty trimming applications within flooring, automotive and aerospace. The orange metal supatool handles and supatool blades provide another alternative in the heavy duty craft knife category.

Products With This Classification

  • ACM No. 5 Handle

    ACM No.5 Handle Set complete with 1 x No.28 Blade and Guard sealed in an attractive point of sale clam pack.

  • ACM Set

    The ACM Boxed Set is a comprehensive set of 13 precision ground carbon steel blades, together with 3 handles.

  • SM0-R Handle

    The SM0-R is a heavy duty cast metal retractable handle particularly suitable for woodwork, crafts and model making and the cutting edge requirements of the handy person and D.I.Y. enthusiast.

  • SM00 Handle

    The SM00 handle is a fixed heavy-duty cast metal handle particularly suitable for woodwork, crafts and model making and the cutting edge requirements of the handy person and D.I.Y. enthusiast.

  • SMOR-II Trimming Knife

    With PCABS handle that features a forward position to assist with easy blade fitment and removal.

  • Stainless Steel Craft Tool

    The new Swann-Morton Stainless Steel Craft Tool Handle , combining durability with ergonomic design and incorporating a trade mark ring pattern finger grip are now in stock.

  • Supa-R

    The Supa-R is a heavy duty cast metal handle particularly suitable for artwork, crafts and model making.

  • Supatool

    The Supatool is a fixed heavy-duty cast metal handle particularly suitable for artwork, crafts and model making.

Craft Knife Classifications

Please use the usage key below to identify the correct product for your application:

Light Duty Applications

A light duty craft knife is designed to assist with smaller cutting projects on soft or lightweight material.
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Medium Duty Applications

A medium duty craft knife would appear similar to the light weight knife but is usually slightly thicker to provide added strength and stability.
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Heavy Duty Applications

A heavy duty craft knife is larger and thicker than all the other types of knives.
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