Posted November 4, 2011 by kevin
Boasting SOG Assisted Technology™, all the Mini Aegis Tanto needs to open is a push on the thumb stud, and the opposing springs will do the rest. This knife also utilizes a built-in safety switch (red=ready to go!), a reversible pocket clip, and SOG’s Arc-Actuator to release the lock.
Manufactured from cryogenic heat-treated AUS8 steel for strength, sharpness, and edge retention, the 3″ tanto blade is partially serrated to meet whatever task you can throw at it! Take a look at www.knifecenter.com!
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Aegis (ee-jis), which in Greek means shield or protection, is also the code name for the world’s premier integrated air defense system and the sea-based element of the United States Ballistic Missile Defense System.
Our comprehensive Aegis line of premier folders is fully integrated with top end systems. Start to open the knife, and let Aegis finish the action with a bang, using one of the surest assisted technologies (S.A.T.) out there! Our trademark bayonet reversible clip, built in safety with red/ready to go, checkered DigiGrip™ handles, and tacky rubber inserts all contribute to make Aegis a platform for today’s changing world. Cover your back with Aegis outdoor or tactical blades.
Cryogenic Heat Treatment
SOG’s unique cryogenic heat treatment process increases the toughness and wear resistance of our blades. Taking the knife slowly down in temperature to less than -300°F and then back to room temperature. This stress relieves the material on an atomic level and increases overall strength as well as edge retention. Knife edges stay sharp longer with significantly less micro-fracturing and edge-chipping. Its this dedication to making your knife SOG sharp that sets us apart from the rest.
SOG Assisted Technology™
SOG Assisted Technology works through the balance of opposing high-tension coil springs. As one opens the blade the force to propel the knife open becomes greater than the closing force and the blade will open on its own. The end result propels the blade out once the operator has initiated the one-handed opening action.
S.A.T. works so well that right-handers can use their left hand equally well to open a folding knife (of course this works oppositely for lefties).
We warn you… this blade action is addictive! Play with it once, and you’ll be opening it again and again!
- Blade Length: 3″ x .125″
- Overall Length: 7″
- Weight: 2 oz.
- Edge: Partially Serrated, Tanto
- Steel: AUS 8
- HRC: 57-58
- Handle: GRN
- Finish: Black TiNi
- Sheath: N/A
- Country of Origin: Assembled in the USA