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Model #48-22-1961

18 mm Snap-Off Knife with Metal Lock and Precision Cut Blade

  • Metal lock provides up to 10X longer life
  • Speed thread for 2X faster blade adjustments
  • Microcarbide blade lasts up to 2X longer and stays 50% sharper
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Product Overview

The Milwaukee 18 mm Snap-Off Knife has a new to world all metal lock designed for maximum durability that will hold up to jobsite conditions up to 10X longer. The lock comes with a speed thread that allows for 2X faster blade adjustments. This snap-off knife comes with an 8-point, detail-cut, micro carbide blade and will last up to 2X longer, and up to 50% sharper. The over molded handle offers a slip resistant grip and is acetone resistant and is backed by Milwaukee's Limited Lifetime Warranty.
  • Metal lock- up to 4x longer life
  • Speed thread- 2x faster blade adjustment
  • Micro carbide blade- up to 2x longer blade life
  • Detail cut blade- up to 50% sharper
  • Over molded handle
  • Acetone resistant
  • 8 point blade
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Blade Length (in.)
6 in
Blade Width (in.)
Handle Length (in.)
Product Depth (in.)
1.5 in
Product Length (in.)
6 in
Product Width (in.)
.9 in


Blade Edge Type
Straight Edge
Blade Material
Lockable Blade,Removable Blade,Retractable Blade,Weather Resistant
Hand Tool Type
Utility Knife
Handle Material
Knife Type
Utility Knife
Lock Type
Plunge Lock
Number of Pieces
Product Weight (lb.)
0.23 lb
Replacement Blade Type
Snap Off Blade Knives
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime

Questions & Answers


Customer Reviews

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    out of 10 reviews
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Razor Sharp!
This is my first snap off knife, but I am most pleased with the quality of the item for a fairly low price. The handle is excellent, and the locking mechanism is convenient to use. The blade itself is crazy sharp, I tested it on a number of things like cardboard, plastic, mesh. I will try it out on sheet rock soon.
by Cove
The Milwaukee snap off utility knife has a metal locking mechanism to keep blade locked in the open and closed position. Unlike most snap off knives this knife has a nice rubber covered handle for a secure grip, a precision cut blade to be sharper and last longer. When you need a new sharp edge just break off the dull tip. The only thing that would make this knife better is if handle had an end that could be used to break off dull tip.
2 people found this helpful
Nice design and easy to use.
Nice design and easy to use.
by ManyTrucks
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by HomeDepotCustomer
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by HomeDepotCustomer
standard knife
Good Standard Snap Off Knife, I mainly buy them cause of My OCD, all my tools are milwaukee.
by Brian
Fit the hand nicely
This knife is a little shorter than others I have used, but still fits the hand nicely. The top and bottom have a rubber like plastic so you can grip it easily. The knife has a wheel that clicks when you loosen or tighten it which helps to know when you are turning it. When sliding the blade in and out it isn't that smooth. After loosening the wheel up more than one would think then the blade slides in and out smoothly. The blade is very easy to break off the end when needed. I use mine mostly to cut fiberglass to length and it works great for that.
Quality Milwaukee Snap Off Knife
As "Crocodile Dundee" once said, "Now that's a Knoyfe" I agree whole heartedly. In the past I've bought the inexpensive snap-off knives because they take a beating and wear out quickly. This knife is different and I'm glad I have the use of it. The knife body is hefty and strong. The Locking metal screw device is hefty, durable and strong also. When I lock the blade in position it stays there, unmoving. The blade slides in and out effortlessly, great when you have one hand to work with. As far as the blade, I'm still using the first edge. Can't comment on durablity of the knife edge, but, I have been using it for a while and still seems sharp. I'm anxious to try cutting drywall or someting more substantial. I believe the blade will cut fine and last longer then the lesser expensive blades, evident by the use it's taken recently. If you use a snap-off knife constantly, I recommend the Milwaukee knife and save some aggravation.
by Art
Real nice knife!!
Well made knife would buy another probably will buy another for co workers
by Budda3352
Great Blade!
Milwaukee does it again with a great new take on the box-cutter type knife. Utilizing specialized blades which snap off when the end gets dull, this tool replaces the traditional razor blade in the handle box-cutter. I rated value "good" (as opposed to "excellent") only because these blades will cost more than traditional blades, but based on my internet searches the replacement blades are reasonably priced. From my experience using the knife, the blades cut extremely well, even through drywall. They seem to last a bit longer as well. But the true value in this new blade is that you don't have to change it - you just snap the end off with a pair of pliers - the entire process takes less than thirty seconds. Features I liked: 1) the blade locks firmly both in the open and shut position; 2) you can always see how many blades you have left; 3) its very lightweight; 4) great rubberized grip.
by razor
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