Open Ended Spanners

An open-ended spanner is a hand tool used to tighten or loosen nuts, bolts or any other fasteners. The open ends often sit at a 15-degree angle to the spanner shaft which allows it to be used in confined spaces where there is little room for movement. This type is spanner is a common piece of equipment, found in most tool collections due to the versatile nature of them.

How do they work?

This spanner provides the user with increased grip and torque when turning fasteners. Some have one head, and some have dual heads ranging in size as well as the tool length. The longer the tool, the bigger the head to give the user more leverage for undoing stubborn fasteners and allowing greater torque application.

What are the benefits of using an open-ended spanner?

  • They can be used on most types of fasteners with a secure fit and reduced instances of rounding
  • Versatile and can be used across a wide range of applications
  • The spanners come in different sizes to suit your needs
  • Ideal when working in confined spaces
  • Where would you use them?

    Open-ended spanners can be used for a wide variety of applications, however, they are most commonly used in professional and DIY capacities like:

  • Plumbing
  • Workshops
  • Automotive repair and maintenance
  • DIY enthusiasts
  • Engineering
  • Machine operating

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    Description Price Size Non Sparking Ends End 1 Size End 2 Size VDE/1000V Approved Overall Length Height Safe Finish Material Priced to Clear
    RS Stock No. 495-3706
    BrandRS PRO
    £3.43
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    12 x 13 mm - Double Ended 12mm 13mm - 165 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3784
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    £2.45
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    6 x 7 mm - Double Ended 6mm 7mm - 126 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3813
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    £5.14
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    17 x 19 mm - Double Ended 17mm 19mm - 227 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3699
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    £3.32
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    10 x 11 mm - Double Ended 10mm 11mm - 146 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3841
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    £3.30
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    8 mm, 10 mm - Double Ended 8mm 10mm - 135 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3712
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    £4.35
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    14 x 15 mm - Double Ended 14mm 15mm - 185 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3728
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    £4.71
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    16 x 17 mm - Double Ended 16mm 17mm - 185 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3756
    BrandRS PRO
    £8.77
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    21 x 23 mm - Double Ended 21mm 23mm - 225 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3778
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    £15.88
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    30 x 32 mm - Double Ended 30mm 32mm - 369 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3807
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    £2.87
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    8 mm, 9 mm - Double Ended 8mm 9mm - 135 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1266
    BrandRS PRO
    £26.35
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    0BA - Single 1in - Yes 238 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3835
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    £10.20
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    24 x 26 mm - Double Ended 24mm 26mm - 293 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1187
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    £14.29
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    10 mm - Single 10mm - Yes 180 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3829
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    £9.50
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    22 x 24 mm - Double Ended 22mm 24mm - 293 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3740
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    £7.09
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    20 x 22 mm - Double Ended 20mm 22mm - 225 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3734
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    £5.85
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    18 x 19 mm - Double Ended 18mm 19mm - 227 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1257
    BrandRS PRO
    £20.16
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    7/8 in - Single 7/8in - Yes 236 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1180
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    £14.61
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    11 mm - Single 11mm - Yes 183 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1193
    BrandRS PRO
    £16.81
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    13 mm - Single 13mm - Yes 190 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1203
    BrandRS PRO
    £20.86
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    17 mm - Single 17mm - Yes 220 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
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