What are the 3 sizes of ratchets?

What are the 3 sizes of ratchets?

Available with different drive sizes — 1/4 inch, 1/2 inch and 3/8 inch — to operate different size sockets. Most operate with a geared drive; those with a higher tooth count let you operate the tool with a smaller swinging motion, which is useful when there’s little room to move the handle.

What is the standard size ratchet?

Common ratchet sizes include 1/4-in. drive, 3/8-in. drive, 1/2-in. drive and 3/4-in.

What is the best size ratchet?

Drive sizes

  • 1/4 inch – Used for smaller sockets and precision work.
  • 3/8 inch – The middle sized, and in my opinion, most useful size for general use on a car.
  • 1/2 inch – 1/2″ sockets are generally used for nuts and bolts from around 10mm and up.

What are the three types of ratchets?

Ratchets generally come in three different lengths: stubby, standard and long. There are also extra-long ratchets for those who really need the added oomph to take something apart but don’t have the space to step up to a bigger drive size or use a power tool.

How much torque can a ratchet handle?

Usually, 3/8 ratchet provides 45 pounds or more of torque, which is more than enough to work on any small project. If you want, you can also apply 100 pounds of torque by hand for tightening the bolt.

Are hyper tough ratchets good?

The Hyper Tough 20 PIECE 1/4 INCH DRIVE RATCHET & DEEP SOCKET SET features better torque, strength and durability. The ratchets are smooth and feel good in the hand. The sockets include a reusable socket rail for organization and storage.

How much torque can a 1/2 ratchet handle?

How much torque can a 1/2 ratchet take? Normally a 1/2 inch drive can break up to 300 pounds, but a solid 1/2 impact-rated drive can take up to 1200 pounds of torque effortlessly.

How much torque can a 1/2 ratchet take?

What is a Long Reach electric Ratchet?

The long reach electric ratchets are the ideal addition to any tool chest; allowing you to get to stubborn, hard to reach fasteners without the concern of knuckle busting, The 1/4″ cordless ratchet provides the performance of a pneumatic ratchet with up to 40 ft-lbs max torque, the same torque output as our M12 FUEL™ Ratchets.

What are the benefits of a classic Ratchet?

Classic handle shape fits perfectly and the innovative design delivers more pulling power; tougher, stronger shaft increases handle strength. Easier to remove than a regular ratchet; added convenience when working on components outside of the vehicle. Provides up to 90 ft. lbs. of ultimate torque.

What kind of motor is in a Milwaukee Electric Ratchet?

These MILWAUKEE® M12 FUEL™ ratchets provide industry leading torque output with a slim head profile and an extended neck that give you the longest reach in tight spaces. The long neck electric ratchet features an Investment Cast Steel Yoke housing and a POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor that deliver superior durability you expect from Milwaukee.

What is a snap-on Ratchet?

patented sealed mechanism provides permanent lubrication; seals out dirt, dust and other contaminants. As cars and trucks become more compact, the low-profile design of Snap-on ratchets fits better and improves access in tight areas.