Benchmade 915 Triage

Benchmade’s new 915 Triage is purpose built for first responders, but others might find some of its life saving features useful, too. The Triage features a sheepsfoot blade profile, a glass breaker, and an innovative fold out safety hook cutter.

The 3.5″ sheepsfoot blade is ground from .130″ thick N680 steel. This is an excellent blade shape for working in and around flesh because it lacks a point. It allows the user to slide the spine of the knife against a surface (like a person) that they do not want to damage or harm while they cut away clothing or a seat belt. The blade utilizes the excellent AXIS locking mechanism.

The fold out 440C steel safety hook feature provides an even safer option for cutting belts or clothing. It folds out from the knife’s spine at the opposite end as the blade. It features a thumb stud for easy one hand access.

The Triage also features a carbide glass breaker set in the base of the knife. It will be available with orange or black G-10 handles with a black coated or uncoated blade. The buyer will also have the choice of a plain or combo-edge (partially serrated) blade. The pocket clip is reversible for left or right side tip up carry.

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2 Responses to Benchmade 915 Triage

  1. Dan March 29, 2011 at 15:37 #

    I saw some SHOT show coverage of the 915 and it looked like a really interesting design. I have zero familiarity with N680 steel so I would be curious to learn how that compares to some of the tried and true steels like 154cm, s30v and vg10.

    • Matt March 29, 2011 at 15:50 #

      I haven’t used N680 either but I hear good things about it. I don’t worry much about blade steels anymore. I would be happy if everything was as easy to sharpen as 1095. 🙂

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