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Indispensable Mechanical Tools and Its Uses

Press Release   •   Feb 11, 2011 13:50 IST

Mechanics require a set of tools to work on automobiles. There are different kinds of mechanical tools available to ease the task of working on different types of automobile engines. Most of the necessary tools are made available in packaged kits in various stores but still there are many more tools required by mechanics for smooth and easy repairs of various kinds of automobiles.

Some of the most important types of mechanical tools used by the mechanics are as follows:

* Hand tools: Among the most important tools required by mechanics include the hand tools. Hand tools are of different varieties such as screw drivers, wrenches, utility knives, hammers, pliers, hacksaws, wire stripping tools and wire cutters.

Wrenches are considered one of the handiest tools used by mechanics. It is available in sets and in different sizes. Used mainly for removing bolts and nuts, the wrenches are available in different varieties. However, there are two types of wrenches which are quite essential in every mechanic’s tool box. Allen wrenches and the air ratchet wrenches are the two most essential tools though the air ratchet wrench is used for tougher jobs.

Mechanical tools also include pullers of different sizes and varieties such as the slide hammers, ball joint separators, gear puller tools and the bearing pullers. Parts of the automobile which are being removed are protected by using pullers of various types.

Screwdrivers are also included among the essential mechanical tools as there can be a variety of screws of different sizes and shapes to be removed and fixed. Screwdrivers of various lengths are required in addition to Philips and flat head screw drivers. Other types of screwdrivers include the bendable screwdrivers and magnetic tipped screwdrivers.

* Voltmeter: used for checking batteries and identifying its problems. It is also used to monitor the voltage and analyse the problems of electrical components in an automobile.

* Scan tool: one of the most useful mechanical tools used for diagnosing problems in an automobile is a scan tool. It can be connected to an on board computer to analyse the problems.

* Fluorescent drop cords: mechanical tools also include fluorescent drop cords which are very useful. These drop cords are necessary while working underneath a vehicle. Compared to the ordinary bulbs, the drop cords are safer to use as it seldom breaks and never get heated. The drop cords emanate light in large amounts.

The Use of Other Mechanical Tools

In addition to the above mentioned, there are many more useful mechanical tools which are considered essential for a tool kit. Different types of air compressor tools are also used by mechanics to ease their tasks. These compressors can be attached to various gadgets such as drills, spray guns and so forth. Other necessary items include a flashlight, a creeper, a hydraulic jack and funnels.

Mechanics may also require battery tester, charger and a refrigerant leak detector among other tools. All these tools are indispensable to a mechanic and can be bought from many of the online stores listed in the business portals at affordable prices.

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