Ring spanners are hand tools used for tightening and loosening nuts or bolt heads with a hexagonal shape. They are typically made from hardened chrome vanadium steel or beryllium copper and typically comprise of a ring on one end and an open jaw on the other. Our Includes leading brands such as; Bahco, Eg-Master, Facom, Gear Wrench, Gedore, Stahwille & RS PRO
The ring end recess is generally a six-point or twelve-point opening and sometimes offers a ratchet mechanism that helps apply maximum force with minimal user effort. Ring spanners are available in most metric (mm) and imperial (inch) sizes to allow for greater functionality across a wider range of applications.
Ring spanners rely upon the physical strengths of the user to deliver accurate force when attaching the recessed head to the fastener and rotating clockwise or anti-clockwise. Depending on the material they are made from, they can often withstand large amounts of torque being applied to stubborn fasteners.
Ratchet End / Open-End - these consist of a ratchet ring spanner at one end and a standard open end at the other.
Height Safe spanner - have a ring hook attached to the handle that can be securely attached to a wrist strap for working at height
Non-sparking spanner - ideal for use in potentially explosive environments such as Power stations, Paint Manufacturing, Oil Plants, Distilleries, Fire-fighting, Aerospace industry.