What is the difference between ordinary wrench and ratchet wrench?


In home life, besides screwdrivers, wrenches are common […]

In home life, besides screwdrivers, wrenches are commonly used hand tools. All kinds of wrenches are needed for installation, maintenance, and disassembly. "Adjustable wrenches, box wrenches, L-shaped wrenches, and allen wrenches" are the more commonly used wrenches, and most of these wrenches are used in the same way.

Ratchet wrenches are being used more and more for reasons such as large torque, high hardness, and convenient operation. So as a wrench, how to choose ordinary manual wrench and ratchet wrench?

Ordinary manual wrenches are simple in mechanism, using the principle of leverage to turn bolts, screws, nuts, etc. The ratchet wrench mechanism is more complicated than ordinary wrenches. A circlip, a pawl, a spring and a ratchet are arranged in the containing space of the head of the main body. The ratchet is composed of the main body of the ratchet and a spacer. The spacer is a peripheral with a concave ring. The groove is a circular ring, and the spacer is sleeved on one side of the ratchet body.

Comparison of wrench features

Ordinary manual wrenches are easy to operate and labor intensive. The ratchet wrench can be used to rotate bolts or nuts placed in narrow or inaccessible positions, and the ratchet wrench is rotatably connected to the end of the operating rod.

How to choose a wrench?

To choose according to the environment of use, the tension and torque of different types of wrenches are different, and the strength of friction generated during use is also different. The swintool ratchet wrench integrates ordinary manual wrenches and ratchets, covering most of the scenes of using wrenches in home life and satisfying everyone's habit of using hand tools.