Many times, tools break down and they need to either be repaired or reconstructed. Regardless of how well you store your tools or how well you take care of them, they are still, at one point or another, going to break down and need to be repaired. During these times, there are people who shell out a lot of money for simple repair procedures which they could fix by themselves. This is usually regardless of how minor the repair is. Luckily, you can do such small repairs even if you have no experience doing such work at all. All you normally need during such times are Allen wrenches to help you get the work done. An Allen wrench is usually all that it takes to get the job done and have the repairs fixed in no time at all. There are several types of Allen wrenches from which you can choose.
Types Of Allen Wrenches
- Socket Sets
One can arrange a wide array of bolts and nuts in socket sets. This is because they are a type of tool which is designed to use detachable sockets. With such Allen wrenches, you can easily loosen or tighten a nut without you having to refit it with every turn that you make. This is quite advantageous in that it enables you to finish the job within a very short time and makes the work that you do less tedious.
- Allen Wrench Key Sets
Allen wrenches are quite advantageous for people who would describe themselves as clumsy or people who are poor at properly placing their things and as such are always looking for one thing or another. Allen wrenches are just like folding keys with hex tools. Their measurements are in both imperial Allen wrenches sizes and metric Allen wrenches. A single tool can hold up to fifteen keys at the same time. When not in use, these tools can be folded very beautifully. Their small size also means that they can be fitted into the pocket without causing any difficulty or discomfort to the user.
- L-Style Allen Wrenches
The main advantages of the L-Style Allen wrenches are that they are both very simple and very strong. On a single ring or box, you can find anywhere between eight to ten keys. While working in small spaces, you can use shorter small Allen wrenches whereas when you are working in spaces that are more problematic, you can use the extra long Allen wrenches.
- Ball Hex Sets
These ball hex sets have a ball at the head which gives them the ability to fit extremely well in very tight angles. The ball hex Allen wrenches are very important for fitting in places where the L-style Allen wrenches cannot fit.
- T-Handle Allen Keys
As is suggested by the name, this type of Allen wrenches has a T-shape at the head. This is as opposed to the L-shaped one. The main advantage of this T-shape is that it makes it a lot easier to turn the wrench.
With the various Allen wrenches available, you’re assured that you can manually repair basic up to more complex repair jobs with ease.