Allen wrench


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Allen wrench

[′al·ən ‚rench]
(design engineering)
A wrench made from a straight or bent hexagonal rod, used to turn an Allen screw.

Allen wrench

Allen wrench
A wrench for Allen head screws; a steel bar, hexagonal in shape, which is bent to form a right angle.
References in periodicals archive ?
When applying marks with the Allen wrench, remember you want a worn finish, not a gouged one.
You may be forced to manually finish the cycle, either through forcing outputs through the control or using the old method of sticking an allen wrench into a solenoid to shift the spool.
No tools are required with a regular door installation, just an Allen wrench which is included in the kit.
In the past, because of the spring mechanism in the swivel, it was difficult to create a swivel rocker that was as comfortable for a large man as a small woman, but with a small allen wrench, provided with each chair, consumers can give an ergonomic tweak to improve their comfort.
It comes with its own Allen wrench, which fits into a part that juts out of the back.
The unit is threaded together by hand and engaged with the half-turn of an Allen wrench.
To be a deep-woods saw doctor, your basic tool assortment should include a chain-repair tool, 4 min allen wrench, 5 mm allen wrench, flat file, 7/32 round file, 3/16 round file, 5/32 round file, 13-21 mm combination wrench-scrcwdriver, 19-21 mm combination wrench-screwdriver, bent-jaw needle-nose pliers; saw-chain repair parts, spare sparkplug, universal piston stop, carburetor screwdriver with built-in magnet, bar-groove cleaning tool, raker filing gauge, spare screw assortment; sparkplug gap gauge, spare starter rope.
The handle can also be removed in seconds using an Allen wrench to wipe off any debris -- making cleaning the blade a snap.
Windage and elevation adjustments are located on the right side of the unit and require the use of an Allen wrench (included).
If you have a two-piece base, use the supplied Allen wrench or screwdriver to lightly install the bases.
Adjust windage and elevation with the included Allen wrench.