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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. The turning or twisting force applied to an object - such as a nut - bolt - or screw - using a socket wrench or screwdriver to tighten it. Torque is measured in inch-pounds or foot-pounds.






2. To heat or fuse two or more pieces of metal so that the finished pieces of metal so that the finished piece is as strong as the original; a welded joint.






3. A straight steel rod with a curved claw at one end that is used to pull nails that have been driven flush with the surface of the wood or slightly blow it.






4. Metal handle-end of a file. The tang fits into a wooden or plastic file handle.






5. A tool used to remove nails.






6. A cut or channel made by a saw.






7. a prying tool with a nail slot at the end to pull nails out in tightly enclosed areas. It can also be used as a small pry bar.






8. Exactly adjusted; any piece of material sawed of cut to be rectangle with equal dimensions on all sides; a tool used to check angles.






9. A type of carpenter's square made of cast aluminum that combines a protractor - try square - and framing square.






10. A joint made by fastening together usually perpendicular parts with the ends cut at an angle.






11. A hammer with a flat striking face. The other end of the head is curved and divided into two claws to remove nails.






12. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






13. To damage the threads on a nut or bolt.






14. A hexagonal steel bar that is bent to form a right angle. Often referred to as an Allen wrench






15. To heat or fuse two or more pieces of metal so that the finished pieces of metal so that the finished piece is as strong as the original; a welded joint.






16. A piece that projects out of wood or another material for the purpose of being placed into a hole or groove to form a joint.






17. A type of carpenter's square made of cast aluminum that combines a protractor - try square - and framing square.






18. Perfectly vertical; the surface is at a right angle (90 degrees) to the horizon or floor and does not bow out at the top or bottom.






19. Treated with heat to create or restore hardness in steal.






20. A steel too used to indent metal.






21. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






22. A wrench - usually double-ended - that has a closed socket that fits over the head of a bolt.






23. A hammer with a flat striking face. The other end of the head is curved and divided into two claws to remove nails.






24. A cut or channel made by a saw.






25. The straight sides or jaws of a wrench opening. Also - the sides on a nut or bolt head.






26. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






27. a prying tool with a nail slot at the end to pull nails out in tightly enclosed areas. It can also be used as a small pry bar.






28. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






29. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






30. Perfectly vertical; the surface is at a right angle (90 degrees) to the horizon or floor and does not bow out at the top or bottom.






31. A claw hammer with a slightly rounded - or convex - face.






32. A hammer with a flat face that is used to strike cold chisels and punches. The rounded end - the peen- is used to bend and shape sort metal






33. A scissor-shaped type of adjustable wrench equipped with jaws and teeth to grip objects.






34. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a large object.






35. A square whose legs are fixed at a right angle.






36. A pin - usually round - that fits into a corresponding hole to fasten or align two pieces.






37. Treated with heat to create or restore hardness in steal.






38. A joint made by fastening together usually perpendicular parts with the ends cut at an angle.






39. A tool used for heavy-duty dismantling of wood work - such as tearing apart building frames or concrete forms.






40. The point where members or the edges of members are joined. the types of welding joints are butt joint - corner joint - and T-joint.






41. A non-adjustable wrench with an enclosed - circular opening designed to lock on to the fastener when the wrench is struck.






42. Exactly adjusted; any piece of material sawed of cut to be rectangle with equal dimensions on all sides; a tool used to check angles.






43. A straight steel rod with a curved claw at one end that is used to pull nails that have been driven flush with the surface of the wood or slightly blow it.






44. The point where members or the edges of members are joined. the types of welding joints are butt joint - corner joint - and T-joint.






45. A wrench for gripping and turning a pipe or pipe-shaped object; it tightens when turned in one direction.






46. A piece that projects out of wood or another material for the purpose of being placed into a hole or groove to form a joint.






47. A metal tool with a sharpened - beveled edge used to cut and shape wood - stone - or metal.






48. To smooth out threads or edges on a screw or nut.






49. Metal handle-end of a file. The tang fits into a wooden or plastic file handle.






50. A pin - usually round - that fits into a corresponding hole to fasten or align two pieces.