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Brief About Ratcheting and Torx Screwdrivers

Screwdrivers are necessary components of any home repair kit. The hammers are used to drive in  nails but screwdrivers pull out stubborn screws from furniture and equipment. 

The market for hand tools is flooded with different types of screwdrivers, each designed to serve a specific purpose. The most versatile of these is the ratchet screwdriver. You can find the wiha tools in Australia via www.henchman.com.au/AdvSearchBrand/Wiha-Tools/advancedsearch/pl.ph.

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This screwdriver consists of a ratchet to bring the blade in one direction and a spiral blade for rotating the face when the downward pressure is applied on the handle. The blade is locked on the handle to enable rotation clockwise to loosen the screws and is decoupled when you need to turn it counterclockwise to tighten the screws.

The best part of the ratchet screwdriver is that they are versatile. They can perform the work of different types of screwdriver bits by simply changing.

Another extremely useful tool is the Torx screwdriver. Torx is the brand name of a screw head type with six branches.

The advantage of a Torx screw is that it prevents cam-out and increases manufacturing efficiency. The screw slips away from the attachment until a particular level of torque is reached, which significantly reduces damage to the lead tip, screw head, and screwdriver.

This unique feature also increases the Torx screw life ten-fold. The reduction in time, effort, and cost spent on tooling results in cheaper products for consumers.