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Designed to make a job easier and enable you to work more efficiently

Tools

2

The misuse of hand tools causes about ___ of all mishap injuries each year

7 to 8%

3

Used to apply a striking force

Hammers, mallets, and sledges

4

Hammers are designed according to ___

Weight, style, and shape

5

Drives and draws nails

Carpenter's hammer

6

Have a variable-shaped peen, rather than a claw, at the opposite end of the face

Machinist's hammer (ball peen hammer)

7

Short-handled tool used to drive wooden-handle chisels, gouges or wooden pins, it is also used to shape sheet metal. The heads are made from soft materials

Mallet

8

Steel-headed, heavy duty driving tool

Sledge

9

Used to drive bolts, drift pins, and large nails, and to strike cold chisels

Short handled sledge

10

Used to break rock and concrete, drive spikes, bolts, or stakes, and strike rock drills and chisels

Long handled sledge

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The head of a sledge is normally made of ___ and may weigh ___

High carbon steel
6 to 12 lbs

12

Basic tool that is used to exert a twisting force on bolt heads, nuts, studs, and pipes

Wrench

13

The best wrenches are made of __

Chrome vanadium steel

14

Solid, non adjustable wrenches with openings in one or both ends

Open-end wrench

15

Safer than open end wrenches, they completely surround or box a nut or bolt head

Box wrench

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Wrench designed to have one end open and the other end a box

Combination wrench

17

Wrench consists of a handle and a socket

Socket wrench

18

Four types of handles used with sockets

Ratchet
Hinged
Sliding T-bar handle
Speed handle

19

Gives greatest possible leverage to remove bolts and nuts

Hinged handle

20

This wrench has a curved arm with a lug or hook on the end

Spanner wrench

21

Pipe wrench sizes vary from __

8 to 48 inches

22

Wrench used to open 55 gallon barrels

Bung wrench

23

Bung wrench is made from

Non-ferrous, non-sparking material

24

Used for cutting sheet metal and steel of various thicknesses and shapes

Snips and shears

25

Shears cut ___ materials, while snips cut ___

Heavier and thicker
Thinner

26

Giant shears with very short blades and long handles

Bolt cutters

27

Bolt cutters sizes range from ___

18 - 36 inches

28

Large bolt cutters will cut rods up to ___

1/2 inch

29

Used to cut metal that is too heavy for snips or bolt cutters

Hacksaws

30

Hacksaws can hold blades in sizes from ___

8 to 16 inches