The Gerber Shard is a functional airline-safe multi-tool with a sleek, tactical esthetic, released in time for spring and summer outdoor adventures. Equipped with seven different tools, the low-profile Gerber Shard is the perfect keychain companion with its built-in lanyard hole. The multitool sports a pry bar, two sizes of a flathead screwdriver, a Phillips screwdriver, a wire stripper, and a bottle opener.
The Gerber Shard is coated in titanium nitride for corrosion resistance and has teeth-like grips etched into the sides for stability and support while using the multitool. The tool's diminutive size and low weight allow it to be easily attached to a backpack, vest, or carabiner or thrown in a pocket or purse for effortless accessibility. The Gerber Shard retails for $7 and is available on the Gerber website as well as in select stores.
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The Gerber Shard has Seven Functions and Fits on a Keychain
1. Airline-safe Multi-tools - Developing compact and functional multi-tools suitable for air travel is an opportunity to capitalize on the growing market of adventure tourism.
2. Keychain Companion - Creating small but versatile tools that can be attached to keychains presents an opportunity to provide highly functional everyday carry items.
3. Titanium Nitride Coating - Exploring and implementing advanced coating technologies such as titanium nitride can allow for improved durability and corrosion resistance in various industries.
1. Outdoor Equipment - The outdoor equipment industry can leverage airline-safe multi-tools and keychain companions for their customers' convenience and mobility in their activities.
2. Travel Accessories - The travel accessories industry can develop and market compact and functional tools that adhere to airline regulations, catering to the increasing popularity of adventure tourism and the need for convenience in travel.
3. Industrial Tools - Manufacturing companies can explore the implementation of titanium nitride coating technology to improve the durability of industrial tools and to reduce the need for replacements or repairs.