Kershaw Emerson CQC-8K Black Handle Tanto


  • Collaboration between Kershaw and Emerson Knives
  • Designed by Ernie Emerson, crafted by Kershaw
  • Features Emerson ‘Wave Shaped Feature’ for instant deployment
  • Preferred by military, rescue, and security professionals
  • Reversible tip-up pocket clip for versatile carry options
  • Handle with pre-drilled holes for left or right-handed use

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The Kershaw Emerson CQC-8K with a Black Handle and Tanto blade exemplifies the pinnacle of collaboration between Kershaw and Emerson Knives, renowned for merging precision engineering.  This pocket knife series epitomizes excellence in both form and function, making it a standout choice in the realm of pocket knives. The CQC-8K features Emerson’s signature ‘Wave Shaped Feature,’ also known as the remote pocket opener, allowing the knife to deploy instantly as it is withdrawn from the pocket.

The black handle not only enhances its tactical appeal but also provides a secure grip during use. The Tanto blade design enhances versatility, making it suitable for various cutting applications.

The CQC-8K features a reversible pocket clip that supports both left and right-handed carry. This clip allows users to customize their carrying preference with a tip-up position, ensuring easy access to the pocket knife whenever needed. The handle’s ergonomic design incorporates pre-drilled holes, facilitating effortless adjustment for optimal comfort and usability. This Kershaw pocket knife remains a dependable companion.

The CQC-8K showcases why Kershaw knives are trusted by professionals. In conclusion, the Kershaw Emerson CQC-8K with a Black Handle Tanto blade stands as a testament to innovation and reliability. Whether for everyday tasks or demanding environments, these pocket knives deliver exceptional performance and functionality.

Backed by Kershaw’s commitment to quality and innovation, the CQC-8K continues to uphold the standards that make Kershaw pocket knives a preferred choice among professionals and enthusiasts alike.


  • Thumb disk with Emerson Wave technology for easy deployment
  • Reversible pocket clip allows left or right-handed carry
  • Tip-up carry position for quick access


Colour Black
Blade Length 8.3 cm
Overall Length 20.6 cm
Blade Steel 8Cr14MoV w/Black Oxide Finish
Handle G 10
Edge Type Plain
Blade Type Tanto Blade
Opening System Manual/Emerson Wave Technology
Locking Type Liner Lock
Carry System Pocket Clip
Knife Type Tactical/Military
Weight 144.6 g


Kershaw Knives

Kershaw Knives, a renowned brand, specializes in crafting high-quality blades for various purposes. They have earned a stellar reputation by meticulously crafting pocket knives with exceptional craftsmanship and careful attention to detail. Kershaw offers a wide range of pocket knife options to cater to both outdoor enthusiasts and professionals in need of reliable cutting tools. One standout aspect of these knives is their dedication to using top-notch materials. They construct each pocket knife using premium steel, chosen with great care to ensure outstanding durability and edge retention. This commitment ensures that Kershaw knives maintain their sharpness over extended periods, making them reliable companions for challenging tasks. Kershaw is also renowned for their ergonomic designs. The brand prioritizes creating handles that are comfortable and user-friendly. In addition, Kershaw is committed to constant innovation. They continuously improve their designs, incorporating cutting-edge technologies and features into their products. From assisted opening mechanisms to advanced locking systems, Kershaw knives are designed to enhance functionality and improve the user experience. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a chef, or a professional in need of a reliable tool for everyday use, Kershaw offers a diverse range of pocket knives to meet your specific needs.