Fastening gripping and clamping tools revised


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Fastening gripping and clamping tools revised

  1. 1. Unit Two: Construction Tools, Tool Use and Tool Safety<br />Introduction to Hand Tools:<br />Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools<br />
  2. 2. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Claw Hammer<br />The claw hammer is used to deliver an impact to an object, most often driving nails or fitting parts. Hammers are designated by weight and design. A typical utility hammer would weigh 16 to 20 ounces where a framing hammer is going to weigh 24 to 28 ozs. The claw end of the hammer head can be used to pull nails out of wood or pry pieces apart.<br />
  3. 3. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Screwdrivers<br />A screwdriver is used to turn screws by hand. Screwdriver tips are made to match a variety of screw types including:<br />PhillipsRobertsonslotted<br />
  4. 4. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Clamps<br />A clampis a typically used to hold a wood or metal work piece firmly in place.<br />“C” clamp “F” clamp “pipe” clamp<br />
  5. 5. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Pliers<br />Pliers are a hand tool used to hold objects firmly. They are also used for cutting or bending soft metal pieces. There are a variety of models available as shown in the following photographs.<br />common pliers channel lock pliers needle nose pliers <br />
  6. 6. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Vice Grips<br />Locking pliers or Vise-Grips are pliers that can be locked into position. <br />
  7. 7. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Wrench<br />A wrench is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical advantage when turning nuts or bolts. They are available in a variety of sizes and in either “open end” or “box end” styles.<br /> “open end” “box end”<br />
  8. 8. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Pipe Wrench<br />A pipe wrench is a plumbing tool with self-tightening properties and hardened, serrated jaws that securely grip soft iron pipe and pipe fittings. <br />
  9. 9. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Socket Wrench<br />A socket wrench consists of a ratcheting handle that attaches to the socket tool. The socket is designed to fit snuggly over a nut or bolt. The socket wrench is then used as a leveraging tool for turning the nut or bolt.<br />
  10. 10. Fastening, Gripping and Clamping Tools:Crescent Wrench<br />A crescent wrench has a movable jaw that adapts the tool to different sized nuts or bolts. This adjustable wrench can then be used to turn the nut or bolt.<br />