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Back in 1998 a new blade lock design was introduced, developed and patented by custom knifemakers Bill McHenry and Jason Williams.The bane of folding knives is strength compared to a fixed blade. The AXIS Lock addresses the strength question by ensuring that the lock itself will not likely be the weak link. Benchmade says that in testing, the lock supported loads in excess of 200 lbs. without damage.