M.M. Newman Corp., Marblehead, Mass., says its heavy-duty Hot Tool HK60 Hot Knife is suitable for
cutting and sealing man-made materials such as Dacron®, Friskit®, Mylar®, Nylon® and Pellon® in a
variety of thicknesses. According to the company, the HK60’s double-edged blade tip heats up to
1,050°F in less than two minutes, and can be adjusted down to 150°F when used with M.M. Newman’s
Dial-Temp compact, portable temperature controller. The knife tips measure 0.06 inch in thickness
and can be resharpened.