Spanners, Sockets & Wrenches

Whether you are looking to update your toolbox or you're looking to start your collection with high-quality tools, consider our range spanners, sockets & wrenches for all your required solutions. At RS Components, we know that using durable, quality hand tools and accessories will enable you to get the best out of manual operation or power tool applications, which is why we have a comprehensive range of quality products within categories such as; Breaker Bars, C Spanners, Cross Wrenches & Control Cabinet Keys, Impact Sockets, Nut Drivers, Nut Splitters, Ratchet Handles, Socket Accessories, Socket Sets, Sockets, Spanner Components & Accessories, Spanner Sets, Spanners, Wrenches & Torque Wrenches.

So if you are a mechanical engineer, electrician, construction worker, plumber or DIY enthusiast, RS Components has the solution. Our range of tools is supplied from leading brands, such as Dewalt, Makita, Bosch, Stanley, Facom, Wera, Bahco, RS PRO and many more.


Spanners are hand tools designed to tighten or loosen hexagonal bolts or nuts in mechanical and construction applications. When the correct sized spanner is used, they will grip the chosen bolt or nut and then require the strength of the user to apply enough force to complete the desired movement.

We have an extensive range of spanners, including singular spanners in a wide variety of sizes, spanner sets, combination spanners, ratchet spanners, C-spanners, hook spanners, and components and accessories.


Sockets are tools used in conjunction with torque or socket wrenches or ratchets to aid in the fastening or loosening of nuts and bolts. Sockets provide more contact points between the tool and nut/bolt, allowing more torque to be applied and reducing the risk of rounding the nut/bolt head.

There are several types of socket available, including regular/non-impact sockets, impact sockets, and socket sets. We also have a selection of socket accessories, which includes bit adapters, handles and extension sets.


A wrench is one of the most common tools found in any toolkit, which is why it is important to ensure you have a strong, high-quality and durable wrench in your collection. Used by everyone from engineers to plumbers and automotive technicians to DIY enthusiasts, wrenches are available in many shapes and sizes and here at RS Components we have a wide selection for you to choose from.

Our range covers everything you could need, from your typical wrench to socket and torque wrenches, breaker bars and cross wrenches.

Why should you choose RS Components to buy your tools?

We put customer satisfaction at the forefront of our business and have done since we were established in 1936. We have unrivalled expertise when it comes to providing customers with tools, supporting engineers all over the world and distributing tools to customers in over 160 countries, who know they can rely on our product quality and superb customer service.

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This complete guide looks at what spanner sets are, how they are used and the best types for a range of projects.


This guide looks at what adjustable spanners are, how they are used and they types currently available for a range of job and project requirements.

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