Survival Knife

Knife Montie Design offers a variety of services including developing innovative and groundbreaking products for tactical, sporting and outdoor uses. The Montie Gear survival knife breaks many of the existing paradigms of knives, including an aluminum sheath and replaceable blade. The result is a knife that has won accolades across a variety of markets. We can put the same innovative skills and enthusiasm for you. Innovation on demand is easy to preach, but check out an example of a truly innovative product in an extremely mature market at


Capabilities Applied / Processes

Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, Mechanical Drawings / Documentation, Design for Local Manufacturing, Low Volume Manufacturing, Test & Evaluation Program Mgmt / Social Review, Abrasive Waterjet Cutting, CNC Machining, Design for Assembly

Project Scope

Complete project responsibility from market analysis, concept development, mechanical engineering, manufacturing, marketing and management of the test and evaluation program / social reviews.


Consumer Product – Sporting Goods, Camping, Self Defense, Cutlery, Knife, Survival, Prepper

Prototype Provided

Proof of Concept and the multiple prototypes were necessary to work out tolerance issues, especially for the release mechanism.

Processes Used to Build Prototype

Abrasive Waterjet, Laser Cutter, Abrasive Media Tumbling, CNC machining, Anodize