case cracker

case cracker

A tool used to "crack" open the cases of various desktop computers without damaging them. Typically used on tower models, the case cracker's thin, spatula-like ends are inserted between the front bezel and the metal case, and the handles are pushed together to pry the case open.


Case Cracker
A case cracker is used to pry open a computer case without damage, compared to using a screwdriver. (Image courtesy of Tecra Tools, Inc., www.tecratools.com)
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