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Double Socket Ratchet Wrenches suit heavy-duty applications.
Double Socket Ratchet Wrenches suit heavy-duty applications.

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March 23, 2009 - Supplied in plastic carrying case, 3 wrenches individually and uniquely feature 1¼ x 1 1/16 in., 1 1/8 x 15/16 in., and 7/8 x ¾ in. hex sockets. Each wrench is 12 in. long and incorporate Bolt-Thru feature that lets workers tighten nuts on long bolts and any length of threaded rod. While handles and sockets are of heavy-duty construction and coated with electrostatic epoxy paint, ratchets feature reversing control in head and are semi-enclosed to minimize fouling.

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Lowell Corp.
65 Hartwell St.
West Boylston, MA, 01583
USA



New Low Cost Double Socket Ratchet Wrench Set


WORCESTER, MA March 18, 2009 . . . Lowell Corporation has introduced a new set of double socket ratchet wrenches for workers in the construction, pipeline, water, and wastewater industries. The price of $159 includes a durable plastic carrying case and three wrenches with a lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

Each wrench in the set has a different socket combination.

Wrench #1 has a 1-1/4" x1-1/16" hex socket. Applications include turning 3/4" and 5/8" heavy hex bolts used in mechanical joint fittings up to 24" diameter, cast couplings, clamps, and tapping sleeves.

Wrench #2 has a 1-1/8" x 15/16" hex socket and is used for turning 3/4" and 5/8" standard hex flange bolts.

Wrench #3 has a 7/8" x 3/4" hex socket . Applications include turning 1/2" heavy hex bolts, 1-1/2" through 12" Hymax® couplings, and 1-1/2"-24" MaxFit(TM) couplings.

Each wrench is 12" long and has Lowell's Bolt-Thru feature which lets workers tighten nuts on long bolts and on any length of threaded rod. This eliminates the need for deep sockets or open-end wrenches.

To make using the tools more comfortable and secure, each wrench has a vinyl grip which also reduces fatigue. The grips are color-coded to make wrench identification easier in murky conditions such as a ditch or in the back of a service vehicle.

The wrenches are built for tough duty. Handles and sockets have heavy-duty construction and are coated with electrostatic epoxy paint for durability and easy cleaning. Ratchets feature a reversing control located in the head of each wrench to reverse the action safely and conveniently and ratchets are semi-enclosed to minimize fouling.

The sets are available through local distributors.

For more information about Lowell wrenches, distributor names, or for a full-line catalog, call 800/456-9355 or 508/835-2900, visit the company's web site: www.lowellcorp.com/dsrws, or email customerservice@lowellcorp.com.
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