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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    RS Stock No. 911-1225
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    23 mm - Single 23mm - Yes 232 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1184
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    RS Stock No. 911-1196
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    RS Stock No. 911-1269
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    1 1/4 in - Single 1 1/4in - Yes 243 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 495-3762
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    24 x 27 mm - Double Ended 24mm 27mm - 293 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1229
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    £26.05
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    24 mm - Single 24mm - Yes 232 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1207
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    18 mm - Single 18mm - Yes 222 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
    RS Stock No. 911-1200
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    14 mm - Single 16mm - Yes 212 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
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    £16.58
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    1/2 in - Single 1/2in - Yes 196 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel -
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