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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A device such as a bolt - clasp - hook - or lock used to attach or secure one material to another.






2. The process of bending - shaping - or cutting material by striking it with a tool.






3. 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.






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






5. Describing a surface made smooth by using a tool called a plane.






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






7. A smooth jawed adjustable wrench used for turning nuts - bolts - and pipe fittings. Often refered to as a Cresent wrench






8. A nonadjustable wrench with an opening at each end that determines the size of the wrench.






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






10. An adjustable carpenter's tool consisting of a steel rule that slides through an adjustable head.






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






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






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






14. The process of bending - shaping - or cutting material by striking it with a tool.






15. 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.






16. To cut slant at an angle that is not a right angle (90 degrees). The angle or inclination of a line or surface that meets another at any angle but 90 degrees.






17. A flat - steel square commonly used in carpentry.






18. 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






19. A flat - steel square commonly used in carpentry.






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






21. Teeth on the gripping part of a wrench. Also refers to the number of teeth per inch on a handsaw.






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






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






24. 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.






25. perfectly horizontal; completely flat; also - a tool used to determine if an object is level.






26. 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.






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






28. 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.






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






30. Teeth on the gripping part of a wrench. Also refers to the number of teeth per inch on a handsaw.






31. A steel too used to indent metal.






32. A smooth jawed adjustable wrench used for turning nuts - bolts - and pipe fittings. Often refered to as a Cresent wrench






33. perfectly horizontal; completely flat; also - a tool used to determine if an object is level.






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






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






36. A tool used to remove nails.






37. A nonadjustable wrench with an opening at each end that determines the size of the wrench.






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






39. 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






40. Describing a surface made smooth by using a tool called a plane.






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






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






43. 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.






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






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






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






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






48. 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.






49. 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.






50. 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.