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Tools by Trade: Automotive

IRWIN Tools manufactures and distributes a broad assortment of professional tools for the automotive trade professional – innovative tools that, in the hands of the tradesman, get the job done the way it was meant to be done. Consider the legendary IRWIN VISE-GRIP locking tools, pliers, and wrenches – since 1924, VISE-GRIP has been the tool brand that tradesmen choose first, and pass on to future generations. Because not just any tool will do, IRWIN also offers a full line of IRWIN HANSON taps, dies, and extractors; fastener drive accessories; and drill bits for metal drilling.

Automotive FAQ

What is the difference between a nutsetter that has a standard hex design vs. one that has a lobular design?

There are a few key differences between these two types of nutsetters. A n... read more

When would I use a tap and die set and how would I properly use them?

Tap and dies are metal threading tools. Taps make internal threads inside a... read more

IRWIN Taps & Dies information:

We carry only a few high speed steel taps or dies. The key identifier is th... read more