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. 544-667
BrandRS PRO
£3.40
Each
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Parallel 3/16 in Standard 6 in - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - - - -
RS Stock No. 449-9404
BrandRS PRO
£3.06
Each
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Pozidriv PZ2 Standard 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4177
BrandRS PRO
£4.31
Each
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Phillips PH3 Standard 150 mm 262 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4105
BrandRS PRO
£3.13
Each
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Flat 5 mm Standard 100 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-614
BrandRS PRO
£2.77
Each
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Flat 2 mm Precision 50 mm 160 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 544-695
BrandRS PRO
£2.40
Each
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Flat 1/8 in Standard 150 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 544-651
BrandRS PRO
£3.13
Each
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Parallel 3/16 in Standard 3 in - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4149
BrandRS PRO
£2.58
Each
Units
Phillips PH0 Standard 50 mm 123 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4284
BrandRS PRO
£2.49
Each
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Pozidriv PZ1 Long Reach 250 mm 343 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 662-591
BrandRS PRO
£3.31
Each
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Torx T15 Standard 101 mm 189 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4048
BrandRS PRO
£5.31
Each
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Flat 8 mm Standard 150 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 253-009
BrandRS PRO
£4.97
Each
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Phillips PH1 Standard 80 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 499-2509
BrandRS PRO
£8.21
Each
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Phillips PH3 Standard 150 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 545-418
BrandRS PRO
£3.63
Each
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Pozidriv PZ2 Stubby 38 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 662-541
BrandRS PRO
£2.50
Each
Units
Torx T6 Standard 75 mm 145 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 544-673
BrandRS PRO
£1.71
Each
Units
Parallel 3/16 in Standard 8 in - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-490
BrandRS PRO
£2.77
Each
Units
Phillips PH0 Precision 60 mm 170 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 662-614
BrandRS PRO
£4.04
Each
Units
Torx T25 Standard 101 mm 195 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4098
BrandRS PRO
£2.72
Each
Units
Flat 3 mm Standard 150 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 663-156
BrandRS PRO
£3.53
Each
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Flared 1/4 in Standard 6 in - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - Bead Blasted; Lacquer - - - -
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