Spanner sets provide a selection of spanners in differing sizes to meet multiple job requirements. A single set may cover a variety of sizes and styles in order to make sure you have what you need on hand. Spanner sets can be supplied in a variety of formats, such as a box, tray, or tool wrap, among others, to protect the tools from damage during transit and to facilitate easy transport and organization. The number of pieces within a spanner set will vary.
Most sets are comprised of the same type of spanner, such as a ratchet spanner set, though some sets can be found to include one or more types of spanner, such as ratchet spanners, ring spanners, open-ended spanners, or combination spanners all in one set. These mixed-type sets provide additional value for their versatility and are targeted at those doing home repairs rather than professionals.
Spanner sets are a staple of any tool chest. From home DIY enthusiasts up to professional engineers, spanners are considered an essential tool. Spanners are designed to fit over a certain sized nut or bolt, with the spanners and nuts and bolts following an identical sizing chart; therefore, it's important to know if you need an imperial or metric spanner set to avoid confusion.
Our range includes spanner sets from leading brands such as Bahco, Facom, GearWrench, Gedore, Stahlwille, Stanley, Wera & RS PRO.
Ratchet spanners are small handheld tools used for tightening and loosening nuts and bolts. Ratchet spanners have a closed ring at least one end that contains a ratchet mechanism; the other end might have another ratchet of a different size or a different end type of the same size. The ratchet mechanism helps the user apply maximum force with minimal effort. The mechanism allows the user to use the spanner to tighten a nut or bolt, then move the handle back to the starting position with the head remaining on the nut or bolt without loosening it.
Ratchet spanners sets will contain spanners over a range of sizes. If your job calls for working with fastenings of extreme sizes, you might need a large spanner set, like one of Bacho's ratchet spanner sets to make sure you have the right tool for the job. For more standard jobs, you might only need a smaller set.
Similar to ratchet spanners, ring-style spanners have enclosed openings to grip the complete fastening rather than just opposite sides, only without the ratchet feature. Each round end will have a number of protruding contact points to grip the fastening so the force can be applied. The greater the number of contact points, the easier torque can be generated. Double-ended ring spanners often have offset handles to improve access to nuts and bolts, some of which can be found in Wera spanner sets.
Crows feet spanners are ratchet head attachments with an open wrench or spanner shape, ideal for tightening or loosening nuts and bolts that you are unable to access using a standard wrench. Crows foot spanner sets are composed of crows foot spanner heads in a variety of insert sizes and head sizes.
Crows feet wrenches are designed for flexibility and therefore are made in a range of designs that give the user the ability to work at different angles. Where a standard wrench only facilitates fastening and loosening at a 180-degree angle, a flexible crows foot spanner head can facilitate work at a range of different a