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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. A tool with a claw at each end - commonly used to pull nails.






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






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






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






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






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






7. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






14. 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.






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






17. 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.






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






19. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






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






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






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






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






25. 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.






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






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






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






29. 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






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






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






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






33. 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.






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






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






36. A wench with an open end and a closed end.






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






38. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






46. A tool used to remove nails.






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






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






49. 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.






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