Screwdrivers

A screwdriver is the most common hand tool found in any toolbox or household. Their primary purpose is to loosen or tighten screws. There are many head types and lengths to choose from depending on the material and applications. RS Components offer a huge range of the most popular brands such as; Bahco, CooperTools, Facom, Wera, Knipex, Wiha, Weller, Stanley and RS PRO with large stock quantities.


Get the right screwdriver!


Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or a tradesperson it is very important to have the right screwdriver to avoid damaging screw heads and driver tips. View our screwdrivers guide which illustrates all the available screwdriver options to help you select the model that best suits you and your projects.


Screwdriver Elements


Before choosing a screwdriver or Screwdriver Set it's important to consider your application, comfort, and design before making a considered purchase.


Measurement:This can be either a metric measurment (mm) or imperial (inches). While this may just appear to be a simple unit difference, metric and imperial threads are different from each other when using thread gauges, so it is important to know which unit of measurement you should be using.


Handle: Generally shaped to prevent rolling on flat surfaces and can also be ergonomic to improve comfort. Most commonly the handles are made of a composite of hard plastic such as cellulose acetate or thermoplastic rubber to improve grip.


Shaft: Made of strong steel to ensure that bending or twisting deformation does not occur when applying force. The shafts are round or has a hexagonal shape for more torque transfer.


Tips: An important part of a screwdriver, it make’s contact with the screw head and delivers the rotating force (torque). There is virtually an unlimited choice of tips and sizes, they are usually variations of the most popular shapes and made from materials such as;



  • Titanium, Stainless steel

  • Tool grade steel or (S2)

  • High-speed steel or (HSS)

  • Chromium-vanadium-molybdenum steel

  • Non-sparking metals to reduce combustion risk


What are the most common types?


The most common are slotted screwdriver, Pozidriv (PZ), Phillips (PH) and Flathead (also known as a standard) Torx (T or TX) and Terminal.


What does VDE Approved mean?


VDE approval ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity. A VDE approved tool means that it has passed a series of rigorous tests ensuring the quality, safety, construction, and ergonomics have been met.


What does ESD mean?


ESD Anti-Static screwdrivers are made for use on sensitive electronic components by allowing controlled dissipation of static build-up. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the release of static electricity when two elements encounter each other.


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Description Price Tip Type Tip Size Screwdriver Type Blade Length Overall Length VDE/1000V Approved Blade Material Handle Material ESD Safe Blade Finish Height Safe Non Sparking Calibrated Priced to Clear
RS Stock No. 449-9369
BrandRS PRO
£5.99
Each
Units
Flat 6.5 mm Standard 150 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 736-169
BrandRS PRO
£6.35
Each
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Pozidriv, Supadriv PZ2 Long Reach 350 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4082
BrandRS PRO
£2.58
Each
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Flat 3 mm Standard 100 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4161
BrandRS PRO
£3.95
Each
Units
Phillips PH2 Standard 100 mm 202 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-535
BrandRS PRO
£3.31
Each
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Torx T10 Precision 100 mm 210 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 736-131
BrandRS PRO
£9.16
Each
Units
Flat 8 mm Long Reach 300 mm 420 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 253-138
BrandRS PRO
£3.49
Each
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Flat 2.5 mm Standard 75 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 544-689
BrandRS PRO
£1.95
Each
Units
Parallel 1/8 in Standard 4 in - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - - - -
RS Stock No. 228-4193
BrandRS PRO
£6.27
Each
Units
Phillips PH2 Long Reach 350 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 499-2492
BrandRS PRO
£8.56
Each
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Flat 8 mm Standard 175 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-541
BrandRS PRO
£2.95
Each
Units
Torx T8 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 542-3284
BrandRS PRO
£13.33
Each
Units
Hex 1/4 in Interchangeable 110 mm 220 mm - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 662-585
BrandRS PRO
£3.31
Each
Units
Torx T10 Standard 101 mm 189 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 253-021
BrandRS PRO
£5.99
Each
Units
Phillips PH2 Standard 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 449-9410
BrandRS PRO
£2.02
Each
Units
Phillips PH0 Standard 60 mm 130 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 544-702
BrandRS PRO
£3.45
Each
Units
Pozidriv; Supadriv PZ1 Standard 3 in 164 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-456
BrandRS PRO
£2.90
Each
Units
Torx T6 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4155
BrandRS PRO
£3.40
Each
Units
Phillips PH1 Standard 75 mm 168 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4234
BrandRS PRO
£2.58
Each
Units
Pozidriv PZ0 Standard 75 mm 148 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-658
BrandRS PRO
£2.77
Each
Units
Phillips PH00 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
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