Files

Locate the file you need through the RS Components selection, including Needle files, engineer files, flat files, circular files, file sets and file handle. We have a range of files from the well-known brands of Bahco and Facom as well as our own RS PRO brand.


Files Sets


File sets are a group of file tools in different shapes and sizes that come in a set. These sets contain files that are used to remove fine amounts of material from a workpiece. A file is mostly handheld and is a length of metal with teeth cut into at least one of its sides that is used for shaping or smoothing off a piece of material by cutting away some of it. Files are shaped rectangular, square, triangular or round cross-section.


Engineers Files


Engineer files also known as hand files are a type of hand tool used to smooth, deburr and shape a range of materials including metals and wood whilst removing any unwanted material after cutting or sharpening. Files are shaped rectangular, square, triangular or round cross-section and include teeth cut into at least one of its sides with three common grades including coarse, bastard, second cut and smooth. Engineers files can also be used with a filehandle to make its use more ergonomic.


Thread Files


Thread files or also known as thread restoring files are a length of a metal handheld tool with teeth cut into at least one of its sides that is used for shaping or smoothing off a piece of material by cutting away some of it. Thread restoring files are designed so that their teeth fit into screw, nuts or bolts threads in order to clean them out or cut away any blockages due to damage.


Needle Files


A needle file is a small tool that is used for shaping, smoothing and finishing metal, wood, plastic, ceramic, glass, stone or polymer clay. They come in different profiles: Round, Half Round, Barrette, Pillar (Flat), Warding, Knife, Crossing, Square, Oval, Slitting, Crochet and Three Square (Triangle).


File Handles


Ergonomically designed with textured surface providing excellent grip. The majority of file handles are push-fit, meaning the file is just pushed into the hole in the handle. Sometimes they are screw fit files, which mean they have hardened teeth in the hole in the handle that scores a groove in the soft metal file, to give added grip to the user. A handle is made out of either plastic or wood used with the file to prevent injury to the user.


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Description Price File Type Shape Cut Type Length Handle Included Number of Pieces
RS Stock No. 285-9321
Mfr. Part No.VLQ 5450-4
BrandVallorbe
TWD1,879.00
1 Set
Set(s)
Engineers File Set - Second Cut 100mm - 6
RS Stock No. 285-9315
Mfr. Part No.VLA 2453-2
BrandVallorbe
TWD2,477.00
1 Set
Set(s)
Needle File Set - Second Cut 160mm - 6
RS Stock No. 833-5953
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,749.00
Each
units
Engineers File Set - Bastard 160 mm, 200mm - 11
RS Stock No. 351-8223
Mfr. Part No.VLA 2483-2
BrandVallorbe
TWD5,310.00
1 Set
Set(s)
Needle File Set - Second Cut 160mm - 12
RS Stock No. 203-4594
Mfr. Part No.0014470602
TWD4,828.00
Each
units
Needle File Set - - 160mm - 12
RS Stock No. 381-4846
BrandRS PRO
TWD5,234.00
1 Set
Set(s)
Needle File Set - - - - 5
RS Stock No. 542-3391
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,049.00
Each
units
Thread File Square - - - -
RS Stock No. 541-6933
BrandRS PRO
TWD45.00
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Needle File Half Round - 160mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6085
Mfr. Part No.TAH1-230-06-2-2
BrandBahco
TWD517.00
Each
units
Engineers File Round Second Cut 150mm - -
RS Stock No. 541-6911
BrandRS PRO
TWD94.20
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Needle File Hand - 160mm - -
RS Stock No. 542-3408
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,049.00
Each
units
Thread File Square - - - -
RS Stock No. 541-6905
BrandRS PRO
TWD45.20
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Needle File Flat - 146mm - -
RS Stock No. 198-5255
Mfr. Part No.1-477-10-2-2
BrandBahco
TWD3,084.00
1 Set
Set(s)
Engineers File Set - Second Cut 250mm - 5
RS Stock No. 146-7343
BrandRS PRO
TWD176.00
Each
units
Engineers File Round Bastard, Rasp Cut 250mm - -
RS Stock No. 198-5211
Mfr. Part No.9486-05-10P
BrandBahco
TWD156.00
Each
units
File Handle - - - - -
RS Stock No. 161-1499
BrandRS PRO
TWD250.00
Each
units
Engineers File Round Bastard, Rasp Cut 200mm - -
RS Stock No. 198-5299
Mfr. Part No.1-473-10-2-2
BrandBahco
TWD1,759.00
1 Set
Set(s)
Engineers File Set - Second Cut 250mm - 3
RS Stock No. 161-1504
BrandRS PRO
TWD118.00
Each
units
File Handle - - 103mm - -
RS Stock No. 191-4070
Mfr. Part No.MOD.LIM
BrandFacom
TWD3,181.00
Each
units
Engineers File Set - - 175mm - -
RS Stock No. 161-1480
BrandRS PRO
TWD340.00
Each
units
Engineers File Round Second Cut 150mm Yes -