New color handle and blade markings represent OKC brand identity and history
Ontario Knife Company® (OKC®), the award-winning cutlery manufacturer with over 130 years of experience in designing and creating blades for every need, adds a new handle color to the popular and award-winning RAT Everyday Folding Knife 1. Along with the new red handle, the markings on the blade represent part of the history of the company and the design of the knife, making it an EDC knife with a deep history behind it that will make it a favorite for anyone slip it into your pocket first. walking out the door.
The newer RAT 1 has the features you know and love about this popular knife. It has a 3.5-inch long, 0.115-inch thick S35VN steel blade with a hardness of 58-60 HRC and a full flat grind. Its upgraded S35VN steel is extremely strong and high quality, providing superior resistance to wear and chipping while offering excellent long-lasting edge retention. The blade sits in a liner lock on the new red G10 scale handle that was inspired by the OKC brand. OKC added some history with the 1889 maker’s mark on the clip and the original Randall Adventure training logo mark on the blade. The red handle and additional markings add a bit of nostalgia to a popular knife from a company that packs a lot of history into every product it makes.
Other features of the newest member of the RAT 1 family are what you would expect. The closed length is 5 inches which helps make this such a popular EDC knife. The open length is 8.5 inches, making it compact enough to fit in your pocket, yet large enough to complete tasks with comfort and ease. The red color of the handle makes it elegant and easy to find when you’re in a hurry.
Founded in 1889, the Ontario Knife Company® is an award-winning manufacturer of knives, cutlery and tools that has operated in upstate New York for more than 125 years. OKC® produces a wide range of tools, including cutlery and cookware, hunting and fishing knives, machetes, survival and rescue gear, scientific and medical tools, and tactical knives. OKC has a long tradition of manufacturing knives and tools for the US Army, producing high-quality equipment that has seen continuous service since World War II. In addition to being a major supplier to the US Military, OKC leverages a network of major distributors, dealers, and commercial retailers to sell its products nationally and internationally in more than 35 countries. Jericho® Tool, OKC’s custom manufacturing division, advances capabilities including a broad spectrum of machining, tool and die, and injection molding operations to provide OEM and private label manufacturing services for consumer and industrial goods. Collectively, OKC’s product lines and manufacturing services reach the Housewares, Sporting Goods, Tactical, Security, Police and First Responder, Educational, Scientific and Medical, and Industrial and Agricultural industries.
For more information about the Ontario Knife Company and its industry-leading line of advanced knives, machetes, sharps, and specialty tools, contact the Ontario Knife Company at PO Box 145-26 Empire Street Franklinville, NY 14737 Phone (716) 676-5527 · Or visit www.ontarioknife.com. Ontario Knife Company is a subsidiary of publicly traded Servotronics, Inc. (NYSE MKT – SVT).