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Common Hand Tools

Subject : engineering
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1. Unit of measure used to describe the amount of pressure exerted (torque) to tighten a small object.






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






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






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






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






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






7. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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 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.






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






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






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






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






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






22. A steel too used to indent metal.






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






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






25. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






34. 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






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






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






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






38. A cut or channel made by a saw.






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






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






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






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






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






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






45. 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.






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






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






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






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






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