USA -(Ammoland.com)- When Ontario Knife Company (OKC) recently introduced the Carter Prime, it quickly became a top seller, and for good reason.
The Prime was designed by Robert Carter (son of longtime OKC designer Joe Pardue and grandson of legendary designer Mel Pardue) to be world class and it proved to be so.
Now, fans of the Carter Prime can look forward to the knife’s sequel: the Carter 2quared (pronounced: ‘squared’). Like its precursor, this new design by Robert Carter has been built with premium materials for uncompromised use in the field.
The design of the Carter 2quared is clearly aggressive, intended to reflect its overbuilt nature. “The vision for our collaboration with Robert Carter is to create products that engender absolute confidence,” said Deneb Pirrone, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at OKC. “This product is built to perform dependably throughout a lifetime of vigorous overuse. The Carter 2quared looks like it wants to be used and this work ethic is reflected in its ability to perform.”
The foundation of the Carter 2quared starts with its titanium handle. Titanium has the highest strength-to-density ratio of any metallic element, and includes inherent corrosion resistance, including in saltwater environments.
Plus, titanium is an ultra-lightweight material, which minimizes weight in pocket or pack. The ergonomic handle is designed for sure grip in slippery situations.
The business end of the Carter 2quared is a 3.55-inch (9.02 cm) drop-point blade constructed of D2 Steel. This metal features elevated chromium levels for superior corrosion and stain resistance while maintaining a hardness of 59-60 HRC.
Since this is a very hard tool steel, the knife is considerably abrasion resistant and durable in the face of heavy use. The titanium frame lock is designed to keep the blade in place even under considerable stress. With the blade open, the overall length spans 8.375 inches (21.31 cm).
The OKC Carter 2quared is made in Taiwan and designed and distributed in the USA.
About Ontario Knife Company:
Founded in 1889, the Ontario Knife Company is an award-winning knife, cutlery, and tool manufacturer operating out of Upstate New York for over 125 years. OKC produces a wide range of tools, including cutlery and kitchenware, hunting and fishing knives, machetes, survival and rescue equipment, science and medical tools, and tactical knives. OKC has a long tradition of building knives and tools for the U.S. military, producing high quality equipment that has seen continuous service since WWII. In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Armed Forces, OKC leverages a network of distributors, dealers, and major commercial retailers to sell its products nationwide and internationally to over 35 countries. OKC’s custom manufacturing division Jericho Tool, advances capabilities including a broad-spectrum of injection molding, tool and die, and machining operations to provide white label and OEM manufacturing services for consumer and industrial goods. Collectively OKC’s product lines and manufacturing services reach the house wares, sporting goods, tactical, security, law enforcement & first responders, education, science & medical, and industrial & agricultural industries.
For more information about Ontario Knife Company and its industry-leading line of advanced knives, machetes, edged products and specialty tools, contact Ontario Knife Company at P.O. Box 145-26 Empire Street · Franklinville, NY 14737 · Telephone (716) 676-5527 · Or visit their website. The Ontario Knife Company is a subsidiary of publicly traded Servotronics, Inc. (NYSE MKT – SVT).