Miscellaneous Operation & Maintenance

Maintenance Tools for Tightening and Loosening

Working on the maintenance of equipments requires experience, training and the right tools. Mechanical maintenance requires hand tools, torqueing devices, special flaring tools and other specialized tools. Mechanical maintenance technicians cannot perform their jobs without the right maintenance tools.

Tool Name

Description

Application

Wrenches, open and offset ring ends

Used to tighten or loose any nuts or screw using hands according to size.

Tightening and loosing tasks of bolts & nuts with different sizes.

Open end slogging wrenches

Used to tighten or loose any nuts or screw using hammer according to size.

Tightening and loosing tasks of large nuts usually using hammer to ensure max. tightening.

Offset hexagon key wrenches, burnished

Used to tighten or loose hexagon screws.

Tightening and loosing tasks of hexagonal cap screws.

Adjustable wrenches with scale

Adjustable wrenches with scale

to tighten wide range of nuts.

Tightening and loosing tasks of small nuts with wide range of sizes.

Hook wrenches with square nose for ring nuts

Hook wrenches with square nose used mainly to loose and tighten bearing locking nut.

Tightening and loosing tasks of bearing locking nut it reduce the risk of shaft damage.

Reversible ratchet

Reversible ratchet double-ended offset.

Tightening and loosing tasks of bolts and nuts.

Pipe wrenches

Heavy duty pipe wrenches mainly used with threaded pipes.

Tightening and loosing tasks of pipes and other large circular parts mainly used with threaded fittings.

Pipe wrenches

Reversible chain pipe wrench mainly used with threaded pipes.

Tightening and loosing tasks pipes with large diameters.

Torques wrenches.

Click type torques wrenches with reversible ratchets.

Tightening purpose using specific tightening value adjusted as required.

Double ended hexagon

Double ended hexagon wrenches used mainly to tighten and loose socket hexagon nuts

Tightening and loosing tasks cap nuts and socket nuts.

Hammer wooden shaft

Used to light tightening operations

Tightening and loosing tasks of bolts and nuts.

Sledge hammer

Used to for installation and dismantle of delicate parts as bearing

Tightening and loosing tasks for especial parts as bearings and mechanical seal to perform light force on it.

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