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Hex Keys withstand repeated autoclaving.

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Hex Keys withstand repeated autoclaving.

Apr 12, 2004 - Made from Carpenter 465 stainless steel, ¼ in. Hex Keys meet GMP standards of cleanliness and sterility. Keys enable precise torque measurement and can be used directly with torque wrench or any standard square drive. Hardened to HRC 54, they have overall length of 2¼ in. Applications include pharmaceutical, biotech, medical, nuclear, cleanroom, sterile production, and food industries.

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Stainless Steel 1/4" Drive Hex Keys from Steritool

Press release date: Apr 01, 2004

Brooklyn, New York. APRIL 1, 2004. Steritool announces the most recent addition to its expanding line of autoclaveable stainless steel hex keys. Their new 1/4" Drive Hex Keys are made entirely from stainless steel and are designed for repeated autoclaving. Designed for use in applications that require precise torque measurement, these new keys can be used directly with a torque wrench or any standard square drive. Manufactured from Carpenter 465 Stainless Steel and hardened to HRC 54, they have an overall length of 2¼" and are available in both inch and metric sizes. The hex keys complement the line of Steritool products that help industry professionals in critical production environments consistently maintain required GMP standards of cleanliness and sterility. Designed for use in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical, Nuclear, Cleanroom, Sterile Production and Food industries, all Steritool products are fully autoclaveable through thousands of cycles without deterioration and represent an economic solution to quantifiable hand tool cleanliness with minimum particulate generation.

Founded in 1993, Steritool is the world's leading source for stainless steel hand tools, products that help technology industries satisfy FDA requirements.

For further information on this or any Steritool products, see their web site at www.steritool.com or contact them at (800) 822-3620 or email info@steritool.com