Who makes snap on screwdrivers?
the J.H. Williams Tool Group
Snap-on Industrial Brands, historically the J.H. Williams Tool Group, is a division of American hand tool manufacturer Snap-on that makes and distributes tools to industrial markets. In addition to the Williams brand from which it originated, the group includes Bahco and CDI Torque Products.
Are Williams screwdrivers the same as snap on?
Williams hard-handle screwdrivers are similar in style to Snap-on’s much-loved hard-handle screwdrivers, which isn’t surprising since Williams is a Snap-on Industrial company, but they’re priced a lot lower.
What is a good screwdriver brand?
The best screwdriver sets to buy today
- Rolson 58-piece screwdriver set: Best cheap screwdriver set.
- 100-Piece Magnetic Screwdriver and Bits Set with Organizer: A big set for sensible money.
- Stanley Fatmax 12-Piece Screwdriver Set: Best screwdriver set for heavy usage.
What is JIS screwdriver?
Japanese Industry Standard: Often improperly referred to as Japanese Phillips. Commonly found in Japanese equipment, JIS looks much like a Phillips screw (and even more similar to Frearson), but is designed not to cam out and will, therefore, be damaged by a Phillips screwdriver if it is too tight.
How much does a set of Snap-On screwdrivers cost?
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Who makes Snap-On?
In 2010, the Murphy, North Carolina plant was named one of the top 10 plants in North America by IndustryWeek. In 2011, J.H. Williams & Co was officially renamed Snap-on Industrial Brands.
Are Stanley screwdrivers any good?
Yep, and they work great. I bought these for my oldest son, and if he doesn’t lose them will have a solid set of screwdrivers for life. I have the same drivers I bought over twenty years ago, and they are still going strong and I have used them as a professional in a garage.
Are longer screwdrivers better?
A longer shaft makes it easier to visually verify that the screwdriver is lined up and it also minimizes the effect of any lateral motion of the handle. Aside from that, a longer shaft (within reason) makes it easier to grasp the screwdriver and put your arms in a position that achieves maximum torque.
Is Blue Point Snap-On?
Blue Point is a lower-end tool brand of Snap-On. They are made with the Snap-On specifications but different finish. Though Snap-On owns Blue Point, manufactures are contracted to make Blue Point tools.
Is JIS better than Phillips?
JIS, or Japanese Industry Standard screws are just different enough in shape that Phillips drivers will not fit well and slip/strip them. The difference is in the leading angle of the point of the driver. Phillips bits have a larger angle and therefore don’t bottom out in the JIS screws, causing slippage.
Does snap on make JIS screwdriver?
JIS Miniature Screwdriver | CNT51-2401 | Snap-on Store.
Is Snap-On made in USA?
Snap-on Inc. operates plants in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Elizabethton, Tennessee, and Elkmont, Alabama. Pneumatic and cordless tools are manufactured in Murphy, North Carolina.