Types and Introduction of Hardware Hand Tools


Hardware tools refer to the general name of various metal devices manufactured by forging, rolling, cutting and other physical processing of metals such as iron, steel, and aluminum. What are the hardware tools? How to classify hardware tools?

Hardware tools include various hand tools, electric tools,pneumatic tools, cutting tools, auto maintenance tools, agricultural tools,lifting tools, measuring tools, tool machinery, cutting tools, fixtures,knives, molds, cutting tools, grinding wheels, drills, Polishing machines, tool accessories, measuring tools, paint tools, abrasives, etc. Most of the powertools sold in the world are produced and exported from my country, and China has become one of the world's major power tool suppliers.


Screwdriver: A tool used to turn a screw to force it into place. It usually has a thin wedge-shaped head that can be inserted into the slot or notch of the screw head-also known as a "screwdriver".


Wrench: Use the principle of leverage to turn bolts, screws, nuts, and other threaded hand tools to hold the openings or sleeves of bolts or nuts. Wrenches are usually made with clamps on one or both ends of the handle to apply external force tothe handle to apply external force to turn the bolt or nut to hold the opening or sleeve of the bolt or nut. When in use, an external force is applied to the shank along the direction of thread rotation, and the bolt or nut can beturned.


Hammer: A tool used to strike an object to move or deformit. It is most commonly used to knock nails, correct or break objects. Hammer scome in various forms, the common form is a handle and top. One side of the topis flat for striking, and the other side is a hammer head. The shape of the hammer head can be like a horn or a wedge, and its function is to pull out anail. There is also a round head-shaped hammer head.

Test pencil: also called test pencil, referred to as"electric pen". It is an electrician's tool used to test whether there is electricity in the wire. There is a neon bulb in the pen body. If the neon bulb glows during the test, it indicates that the wire has electricity, orit is a live wire of the passage. The tip and tail of the test pencil are made of metal materials, and the barrel is made of insulating materials. When using the test pen, be sure to touch the metal part of the end of the test pen with your hand, other wise, because the charged body, the test pen, the human body and the earth do not form a loop, the neon bubble in the test pen will not emitlight, causing a misjudgment, and it is considered a charged body Uncharged.

Tape measure: Tape measure is a commonly used tool in daily life. What you often see is the steel tape measure, which is commonly used inconstruction and decoration, and is also one of the essential tools for the family. Divided into fiber tape measure, tape measure, waist measurement and soon. Luban ruler, Feng Shui ruler, and Wen Gong ruler are also steel tape measures.

Hacksaws: including hand saws (household, woodworking), cutting saws (branches trimming), folding saws (branches trimming), hand bow saws, edge saws (woodworking), longitudinalsaws (woodworking), cross-cut saws ( Woodworking)

Level: The levelhas a horizontal bubble, which can be used to inspect, measure, and debug whether the equipment is installed horizontally.

File: There aremany fine teeth and strips on the surface, and it is a hand tool used to filethe workpiece. It is used for micro processing of metal, wood, leather and other surface layers.

Pliers: It is a hand tool used to clamp and fix the processed work piece or twist, bend, or cut the metal wire. The shape of the pliers is V-shaped and usually includes three parts: the handle, the jaw and the mouth ofthe pliers.


Wire pliers: Wirepliers are a kind of pliers and cutting tools, which are composed of a pliers headand a pliers handle. The pliers head includes a jaw, a tooth, a knife, and aguillotine. The functions of the various parts of the pliers are: ①The tooth mouth can be used to tighten or loosen the nut; ②The knife edge can be used to cut the rubber or plastic insulation layer of the soft wire, and it can also be used to cut the wire and iron wire; ③The guillotine can be used to cut the rubber or plastic insulation layer of the soft wire. Cut wires,steel wires and other hard metal wires; ④The insulated plastic tube of the pliers can with stand voltages above 500V, and with it, you can cut wires with electricity.


Long nose pliers: also called trimmers. They are mainly used to cut single-strand and multi-strand wires with a small diameter, as wellas for bending single-strand Long nose pliers wire joints, stripping plastic insulation, etc. It is also an electrician (especially It is one of the tools commonly used by inside electricians. It is composed of a pointed tip, a knife edge and a pliers handle. The electrician's needle-nose pliers are covered with insulating sleeves with a rated voltage of 500V. Needle-nose pliers have sharp heads and are used in tight spaces. The operation method of using Long nose pliers to bend the wire connector is: first fold the end of the thread to the left, and then bend the threaded rod to the right in a clock wise direction.

Wire stripping pliers: Wire stripping pliers are one of the tools commonly used by inside electricians, motor repairs, and instrumen telectricians. Its appearance is as shown in the figure below. It is composed ofa knife edge, a crimping mouth and a clamp handle. The clamp handle of the wire stripper is covered with an insulating sleeve with a rated working voltage of500V. Wire strippers are suitable for stripping plastic and rubber insulated wires and cable core wires. The method of use is: put the thread to be stripped into the cutting edge of the pliers, pinch the two pliers handles with your hands, and then loosen it, the insulation will be separated from the core wire.

Multimeter: It is composed of three main parts: the meter head, the measuring circuit and the change-over switch. It is used to measure current and voltage.