Hand Sockets

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Socket Wrench Types - Impact Sockets
... Regular chrome plated "hand sockets" like those commonly included with ratchet wrench tool sets are not suitable for this kind of high load impact application ... Hand sockets are made of a somewhat strong, but relatively soft steel which is economical and suitable for low torque applications ... If used with an impact wrench, hand sockets can shatter explosively if they break ...

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