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Apex Tool Group, LLC - Sparks, MD

Original Press Release

GEARWRENCH® Introduces ¾” and 1” Drive Chrome Hand Tool Accessories

Press release date: Oct 31, 2017

New ¾-inch and 1-inch Drive Chrome Adapters, Extensions, and Universal Joints join the GEARWRENCH hand tool lineup, offering users wider selection

SPARKS, Md., Oct. 31, 2017 - GEARWRENCH®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength, and access, today unveiled seven new ¾" and 1" Drive Chrome Hand Tool Accessories. The new products include a universal joint, two extensions, three adapters, and a sliding T-handle.

All are manufactured from alloy steel, meet or exceed ASME requirements, and feature a full polish chrome finish. Depending on the piece, they feature either ball or pin detent socket retention.

"These new products are part of the continued expansion of our larger size chrome hand tool offering," said James Stewart, Senior Product Manager for GEARWRENCH. "Larger size hand tool accessories like these are required by many users and GEARWRENCH is now able to provide high quality chrome hand tool solutions for those requirements."

The following Chrome Hand Tool Accessories are now available:

  • Cat. No. 81405 – 3/4" Drive Universal Joint
  • Cat. No. 81406 – 3/4" Drive 3/4" F x 1/2" M Adapter
  • Cat. No. 81407 – 3/4" Drive 3/4" F x 1" M Adapter
  • Cat. No. 81504 – 1" Drive 1" F x 3/4" M Adapter
  • Cat. No. 81505 – 1" Drive Standard Extension 8"
  • Cat. No. 81506 – 1" Drive Standard Extension 16"
  • Cat. No. 81507 – 1" Drive 22" Sliding T-Handle

About GEARWRENCH®

GEARWRENCH is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented five-degree ratcheting wrench, the GEARWRENCH brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass-thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers, and specialty tools. For more information, visit www.gearwrench.com.

About Apex Tool Group

Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of industrial hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. For more information, visit www.apextoolgroup.com.