Product News: Fasteners & Hardware
Wobble Socket Adapter Kit accommodates slight misalignment.
Press Release Summary:
January 10, 2014 - WSK Series Wobble Socket Adapter Kit enables any fastener tool with 3/8, ½, 5/8, ¾, or 1 in. female square drive and DIN groove to be converted into Wobble socket. This will enable user to drive fasteners that may have misalignment of up to 10° between drive tool axis and fastener axis. Additional benefits include extending tool life, helping take care of clearance issues when driving fastener tools, and transfering complete torque to fastener.
Original Press Release
Introducing the Apex Wobble Socket
Press release date: January 10, 2014
Dayton, OH – Apex Fastener Tools, the global leader in industrial fastener tools, has announced the launch of the WSK Series Wobble Socket Adapter Kit. This innovative product will let a user convert any fastener tool with a female square drive (3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, or 1”) and a DIN groove into a Wobble socket.
“Building on our history of product excellence and innovation, Apex is pleased to launch the WSK Series Wobble Socket Adapter Kit,” said Ron Ratell, Global Marketing Director, Apex Tool Group. “This is a simple, easy to assemble product that will provide our customers the flexibility to convert any socket into a wobble socket. This will enable the user to drive fasteners that may have a slight misalignment (up to 10 degrees) between the drive tool axis and the fastener axis.”
“Apex takes immense pride in listening to our customers and solving their problems. The WSK Socket Kit can improve a customer’s tool life, help take care of clearance issues when driving fastener tools, transfer complete torque to the fastener, and provide the user the flexibility to use the WSK adapter with multiple sized sockets.” added Vipul Agarwal, Global Product Manager, Apex Fastener Tools.
For more information on Apex Fastener Tools and the new WSK Series Wobble Socket Adapter Kit, please contact your authorized Apex distributor or visit www.ApexPowerTools.com; 670 Industrial Drive, Lexington, SC 29072, email: Vipul.Agarwal@ApexToolGroup.com, telephone: 800.845.5629, fax: 803.951.7576
About Apex Fastener Tools:
Apex Fastener Tools is a business unit of Apex Tool Group, LLC (www.ApexToolGroup.com). For over 80 years Apex has maintained a position of leadership in industrial fastener tools and has been THE trusted name for the most demanding industrial applications. As the leading innovator in industrial bits, sockets, and universal wrenches, Apex products can be found in the most challenging production environments.
About Apex Tool Group:
Apex Tool Group (ATG) is one of the largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools in the world, serving the industrial, vehicle service and assembly, aerospace, electronics, construction and serious DIY markets. Our portfolio of over 30 innovative brands includes many category leaders, such as Apex, Dotco, Quackenbush, Recoules, SATA, GearWrench, Weller, Wiss, Lufkin, Cleco and Crescent. ATG also manufactures select, premier private label mechanics tools. Across the board, our tools stand for quality, innovation and value. Known for solving seemingly impossible problems, they are intuitive and simple to use, yet indispensable. ATG works collaboratively with distributors, retailers and large customers across the globe to make sure end users have the tools they need to solve real-world problems.