Some articles on nut, wrench, nuts:
... in general, referred to screws that were supposed to be used in applications where a nut was not used, however the characteristics that differentiated it from a bolt vary over ... A hex key (sometimes referred to as an Allen wrench or Allen key) or hex driver is required to tighten or loosen a socket screw ... are commonly used in assemblies that do not provide sufficient clearance for a conventional wrench or socket carriage bolt A carriage bolt, also known as a ...
... American name British name Description Group box-end wrench ring spanner Widely regarded as "the king of wrenches," this is a one-piece wrench with an enclosed opening that grips the faces of the bolt or nut ... The recess is generally a six-point or twelve-point opening for use with nuts or bolt heads with a hexagonal shape ... wrenches are also made for square-shaped nuts and bolt heads ...
Famous quotes containing the words wrench and/or nut:
“That is what we must make people feel... the catch in the throat, the wrench to steady the nerves, the determination to carry on.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)
“One of the last of the philosophers,Connecticut gave him to the world,he peddled first her wares, afterwards, as he declares, his brains. These he peddles still, prompting God and disgracing man, bearing for fruit his brain only, like the nut its kernel.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)