Ratchets feature 72-tooth mechanism.

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Fine Tooth Palm Control Ratchets are offered in ¼, 3/8, and ½ in. drive versions and in 3-piece set. Torque is transferred through 17 teeth, with each tooth bearing 6% of drive load. Thumbwheel reversing mechanism enables one-handed change of direction, while free-wheeling back plate allows application of steadying pressure without accidental reversing. Compact ratchet head fits into tight workspaces.


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S-K Introduces New Fine Tooth Palm Control Ratchets

CHICAGO (May 7, 2003) - SoK Hand Tool has introduced its new line of Fine Tooth Palm Control Ratchets, available in 1/4" (No 3866), 3/8"(No 3886), and 1/2"(No 3896) drive versions and in a 3 piece set (No 4533). This new generation of ratchet delivers trademark SoK performance and represents the very essence of SoK Power and Precision. The combination of a 72-tooth mechanism and a compact ratchet head design delivers the accessibility necessary to fit into the tightest of work spaces, great for inaccessible fasteners that don't have a lot of clearance. Torque is transferred through 17 teeth during use, with each tooth bearing only 6% of the drive load, providing the strength and durability needed by today's technician. The New SoK Fine Tooth Ratchet is quick and easy to use: a thumbwheel reversing mechanism enables easy one-handed change of direction while a free-wheeling back plate allows application of steadying pressure without accidental reversing. Founded in 1921, SoK Hand Tool Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of professional hand tools for automotive assembly and maintenance applications; industrial assembly, production, and maintenance applications; and construction and trades applications, SoK's major product lines include sockets, ratchets, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, chisels and storage chests. For more information contact: Sophie Hauville, SoK Hand Tool, 9500 West 55th Street, McCook, IL 60525. Internet: www.skhandtool.com

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