Screwdrivers

A hand tool known as a screwdriver according to the earliest records has been used since the late middle ages. Screwdrivers are used for insertion and removal of screws and are available in a multitude of variations to correspond to the correct screw drive. The drive or head of a screw has a shaped cavity and protrusion that fits the screwdriver tip to allow turning force known as torque to be applied in a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction.They are everywhere!The one tool that appears in everyones home is the screwdriver. Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or a tradesperson, you know about or have used one. There are several different types to consider and where to use them as well: our Screwdrivers Guide illustrates them all to help you select the model that best suits you and your projects.The Break-downYou can typically break down a screwdriver into three parts, the handle, shaft and tip.Handle:The handles are normally made of plastic, bi-material, nylon, cellulose acetate, etc., designed to maximise grip and comfort. VDE approved ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity.Shaft:The shaft is made from materials like steel, nickel or even beryllium copper. These are durable metals, strong enough to resist force applied when used.Tips:There is virtually an unlimited choice when it comes to driver tips, they tend to be variations of the most popular shaped pieces; Phillips Pozidriv Slotted TorxTip size Metric or Imperial (mm or Inches)What does VDE Approved mean?VDE approval ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity. A VDE approved tool means that it has passed a series of rigorous tests ensuring the quality, safety, construction and ergonomics have been met. Due to health and safety regulations, the VDE standard is being recognised more and is commonly found in the building trade.What are the typical uses?Screws are a necessary part of everyday life as they feature in almost anything. Assembling furniture, finishing DIY projects, installations in commercial settings, screws can be found in anything and have become a useful ally in every industry. Several different types of screwdrivers are available, from Phillips to Pozidriv each serving their own purpose.Why would you need one?Depending on the setting, you could be a DIY enthusiast working on their next project and want a reliable tool. You may just be a conscientious homeowner who wants to have tools readily available if needed to make repairs. The screwdriver has become the go-to tool in the toolbox and will continue to be in the futureThis is important!To formulate a plan and purchase the correct screwdriver or a screwdriver set, make sure you know the size of the screw you are going to use as this is going to be an essential part of your work.

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Description Price Tip Type Non Sparking Tip Size Screwdriver Type Blade Length Overall Length VDE/1000V Approved Blade Material Handle Material Height Safe ESD Safe Blade Finish Drive Shape Drive Size
RS Stock No. 243-484
BrandRS PRO
TWD134.00
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Phillips - PH1 Precision 80 mm 190 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 243-658
BrandRS PRO
TWD121.00
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Phillips - PH00 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 243-490
BrandRS PRO
TWD121.00
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Phillips - PH0 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 864-0817
BrandRS PRO
TWD101.00
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Phillips - PH00 ESD 50 mm - - Steel Polypropylene, Thermoplastic Elastomer - - Nickel Chromed, Phosphonium Maganese - -
RS Stock No. 449-9426
BrandRS PRO
TWD191.00
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Phillips - PH1 Insulated 80 mm 180 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - Black Oxidized - -
RS Stock No. 573-384
BrandRS PRO
TWD441.00
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Phillips, Slotted - PH1; PH2; Slotted: 3/16 in; 9/32 in Interchangeable - 185 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Cellulose Acetate - - Sandblasted - -
RS Stock No. 459-3994
BrandRS PRO
TWD130.00
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Slotted - 6 mm Ergonomic 40 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - Satin Chrome Plated - -
RS Stock No. 243-620
BrandRS PRO
TWD121.00
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Slotted - 1.5 mm Precision 50 mm 160 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 542-3335
BrandRS PRO
TWD635.00
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Hexagon - 1/4 in T-Handle Standard Magnetic - 255 mm - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 213-0923
BrandRS PRO
TWD771.00
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Hexagon, Phillips, Pozidriv, Slotted, Torx - Slotted: 3; 4; 5; 6; 7 mm; Pozidriv: PZ0; PZ1; PZ2; PZ3; Phillips: PH0; PH1; PH2; PH3; Hexagon: 2; 2.5; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7 mm; Torx: T10; T15; T20; T25; T30; T40 Interchangeable 25 mm - - S2 Steel - - - Sandblasted - -
RS Stock No. 444-7908
BrandRS PRO
TWD699.00
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System Zero - 2 Tamperproof - - - Steel Cellulose Acetate - - Black Oxidized - -
RS Stock No. 243-579
BrandRS PRO
TWD127.00
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Slotted - 3 mm Precision 100 mm 210 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 243-563
BrandRS PRO
TWD73.00
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Torx - T9 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 613-555
BrandRS PRO
TWD500.00
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Hexagon Socket - 7 mm Hose Clip - 250 mm - Stainless Steel Stainless Steel - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 790-4713
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,353.00
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Hexagon, Spanner, Torx - Hex Pin 1/8 inch, Spanner 6 → 12, Torx 10 → 30, 3/16 inch, 5/32 inch, 9/64 inch Interchangeable - 225 mm - Steel ABS - - - - -
RS Stock No. 663-162
BrandRS PRO
TWD169.00
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Flared - 5/16 in Standard 8 in - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - -
RS Stock No. 247-442
BrandRS PRO
TWD127.00
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Hexagon - 2 mm Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 459-4149
BrandRS PRO
TWD113.00
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Phillips - PH0 Ergonomic 50 mm 123 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - Satin Chrome Plated - -
RS Stock No. 547-953
BrandRS PRO
TWD729.00
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Slotted - 0.5 mm Gripping Driver 75 mm - - - Plastic - - - - -
RS Stock No. 247-470
BrandRS PRO
TWD127.00
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Hexagon - 1.3 mm Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - Chrome - -