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Types of Renches

Adjustable Wrench
Adjustable Wrench

adjustable end wrench Crescent wrench: adjustable spanner shifting spanner shifter wrench: The most common type of adjustable wrench in use today. The adjustable end wrench differs from the monkey wrench in that the gripping faces of the jaws are displaced to a (typically) 15 degree angle relative to the tool's handle, a design feature that facilitates the wrench's use in close quarters.

Allen Wrench
Allen Wrench

8PCS Hardware Tools Set 8 In 1 Portable Cr-V Folding Hex-Key Wrench Hexagon Key Allen Wrench Set Product - New Arrival 8PCS Hardware Tools Set 8 In 1 Portable Cr-V Folding Hex-Key Wrench Hexagon Key Allen Wrench Set

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Combination Wrench
Combination Wrench

A wrench is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical advantage in applying torque to turn objects—usually rotary fasteners, such as nuts and bolts—or keep them from turning. In Commonwealth English (excluding Canada), spanner is the standard term. The most common shapes are called open-ended spanner and ring spanner.

Linesman's Pliers
Linesman's Pliers

Lineman's pliers, showing wire cutter below the gripping jaws, this pair has a notch that's made specifically for pulling fish tape (above the rubber coated handles) as well as having a crimper for different terminal connections

Locking Pliers
Locking Pliers

Locking pliers being used as a substitute knob on an espresso machine. The bolt is used to set the jaws to a size slightly smaller than what is to be gripped. The jaws are then closed on the gripped object.

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Needle-Nose Pliers
Needle-Nose Pliers

Klein Tools D203-6 Needle-nose pliers (also known as pointy-nose pliers, long-nose pliers, pinch-nose pliers or snipe-nose pliers) are both cutting and holding pliers used by artisans, jewellery designers, electricians, network engineers and other tradesmen to bend, re-position and snip wire.

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Open-end Wrench
Open-end Wrench

Sears has open end wrenches for adjusting bolts and fasteners. Expand your toolkit with an open end ratcheting wrench set.

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Slip-Joint Pliers
Slip-Joint Pliers

Slip joint pliers are pliers whose pivot point or fulcrum can be moved to increase the size range of their jaws. Most slip joint pliers use a mechanism that allows sliding the pivot point into one of several positions when the pliers are fully opened.

Socket Wrench
Socket Wrench

A socket wrench is a type of wrench or spanner that has a socket attached at one end, usually used to turn a fastener. The most prevalent form is the ratcheting socket wrench, often informally called a ratchet.

Water-Pump Pliers
Water-Pump Pliers

They're called water pump pliers because they can be used to hold a pump hub or pulley while loosening a fan. It's a universal term that probably has its roots removing engine-driven fans on old Domestic cars. Every toolbox should have a selection of channel-locks and adjustable wrenches. Not ideal, and almost never "the right tool for the job" but in some cases the they're the only tool for the job, especially if there's rust or oddball sizes involved.

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