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Tools Introduction Class

Tools Introduction Class

Know the hand socket and impact socket

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Understanding Hand Socket and Impact Socket

Sockets are divided into hand socket and impact socket, and both kinds are produced for disassembling outer angle screw nuts safely and rapidly.

About Hand Socket

1/4” DR. 12PT Metric Standard Socket_2330M

Screw Shape

1/2” DR. 6PT Metric Standard Socket_4335MR
Hexagonal

3/8” DR. 12PT Metric Standard Socket_3330M
12 Points

1/2” DR. Star Socket_4375M
Torx

3/4” DR. Rear Wheel Socket_6514M
4 Points

1/4” DR. Metric Double Square Socket_2310M
Octagonal

Square Drive Size 1/4" (6.35 mm) 3/8" (9.52 mm) 1/2" (12.7 mm) 3/4" (19.05 mm) 1" (25.4 mm) 1-1/2" (38.1 mm) 2-1/2" (63.5 mm) 3-1/2" (88.9 mm)

Types

Normally are divided, according to the unit of the screw hole, into Metric and Imperial.

1/2” DR. 6PT Metric Standard Socket_4335MR

For metric sockets, the unit of the specifications will be presented in mm.
4335MR

1/2” DR. 6PT Inch Standard Socket_4335SR

For imperial sockets, the unit of the specifications will be presented in inch.
4335SR

Can be divided, according to the source of force, into hand socket and impact socket.

1/4” DR. Metric Double Square Socket_2310M

The appearance of the hand socket is complete.
2310M

1/2” DR. 12PT Metric Standard Impact Socket_4530M

A hole can be seen on the appearance of the impact socket.
4530M

Differences of the Impact Socket between Continents

Impact Socket

1/4” DR. 6PT Metric Standard Impact Socket_2535M

1/2” DR. Double-Ended Impact Socket_4915M

Continents Europe, Asia America
fixing method Pins, rings Pins
Differences A groove and a hole for fixing is designed. Only a hole for fixing is designed.

Typical Styles of Sockets

Styles Usage Industries

3/8” DR. 12PT Metric Standard Socket_3330M
General Standard Socket

For disassembling outer hexagonal or 12 points screws. Factories, automobile and locomotive repairing and machinery assembly.

3/8” DR. 12PT Metric Deep Socket_3230M
General Deep Socket

For disassembling outer hexagonal or 12 points screws. Factories, automobile and locomotive repairing and machinery assembly.

1/4” DR. Universal Joint_2792
Universal Joint

’Universal Joint’ is also known as ‘Universal Coupling’, which is a mechanical linkage that transfer the rotation between the two axis. During the transferring, the amount of the angle of the intersect axis can float in a certain range. Factories, automobile and locomotive repairing and machinery assembly.

3/8” DR. 12PT Rubber Spark Plug Socket_36B0
Spark Plug Socket

For disassembling the spark plugs. Automobile and locomotive repairing.

1/4” DR. Star Socket_2375M
E Type

For disassembling the star screws of the automobiles or locomotives. Automobile and locomotive repairing.

T-Type Socket Wrench_1185M
T Type

For disassembling screws that are in specific angles. Factories, automobile and locomotive repairing.

Differences between Hand Socket and Impact Socket

Hand Socket Impact Socket
Specification Accordance DIN-3124 DIN-3129
Square Drive Accordance DIN-3120 DIN-3121
Screw Hole Accordance DIN ISO-691 DIN ISO-69
Groove Inner groove Pin hole
Usage Utilize with hand tools, such as ratchets or torque wrenches in order to loosen or tighten the outer hexagonal screw bolts or nuts. Utilize with pneumatic or electric tools, such as impact wrench, impact ratchet or electric wrench in order to loosen or tighten the outer hexagonal screw bolts or nuts.
Speed / Torque Low / weak High / strong

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