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Uncompromising Quality and Precision: An Introduction to Zero Tolerance Knives




Zero Tolerance (ZT) is a brand synonymous with unwavering quality, robustness, and precision engineering. Known for their premium materials and exceptional craftsmanship, Zero Tolerance knives have become a top choice for knife enthusiasts, military personnel, law enforcement officers, and first responders. As a proud retailer of Zero Tolerance knives, Knife Country USA offers an extensive selection of these high-performance tools. This article will delve into the history of the brand, the key features of Zero Tolerance knives, and some of their most popular models.


The History of Zero Tolerance


Zero Tolerance is a brand under Kai USA Ltd, a company that also owns the well-known Kershaw Knives. Founded in 2006, Zero Tolerance was created to cater to the growing demand for heavy-duty, professional-grade knives. The brand quickly gained a reputation for producing some of the toughest and most reliable knives on the market, earning the respect and loyalty of knife enthusiasts worldwide.


Key Features of Zero Tolerance Knives


  1. Premium Materials: Zero Tolerance knives are made using high-quality materials, such as premium stainless steel for the blades (e.g., CPM S35VN, CPM 20CV, and CPM S30V) and durable handle materials like G-10, carbon fiber, and titanium.

  2. Precision Engineering: Each Zero Tolerance knife is designed and manufactured with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring exceptional fit, finish, and performance.

  3. Reliable Locking Mechanisms: Zero Tolerance knives often feature robust locking mechanisms, such as frame locks and liner locks, which guarantee secure blade deployment and prevent accidental closure.

  4. USA-Made: All Zero Tolerance knives are proudly made in the USA, adhering to strict quality control standards and supporting American craftsmanship.


Popular Zero Tolerance Knife Models

  1. ZT 0450: This sleek, lightweight, and compact folding knife features a CPM S35VN stainless steel blade and a titanium handle, making it perfect for everyday carry.

  2. ZT 0350: The 0350 is a robust and versatile folding knife, boasting a CPM S30V stainless steel blade, G-10 handle scales, and an assisted opening mechanism.

  3. ZT 0562: A collaboration with custom knife maker Rick Hinderer, the 0562 features a CPM 20CV stainless steel blade, a titanium frame lock, and a G-10 or carbon fiber handle, offering exceptional performance and ergonomics.

  4. ZT 0801: Designed by renowned knife maker Todd Rexford, the 0801 is a striking folding knife with a CPM S35VN stainless steel blade, a titanium handle, and a smooth flipper opening mechanism.


Choosing a Zero Tolerance Knife

When selecting a Zero Tolerance knife, consider the following factors:

  1. Purpose: Determine the primary use of the knife, whether it's for everyday carry, tactical applications, or a combination of both.

  2. Size and Weight: Choose a knife that fits your preferences and needs in terms of size, weight, and ease of carry.

  3. Blade Design: Zero Tolerance offers a variety of blade shapes and designs, such as drop point, tanto, and clip point, each with specific advantages for different tasks.

  4. Budget: Zero Tolerance knives are an investment in quality and performance, so select a knife that fits your budget while still offering the features and materials you desire.



Zero Tolerance knives are a testament to the brand's commitment to quality, precision, and durability. With a wide array of models available at Knife Country USA, you're sure to find the perfect Zero Tolerance knife

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