Allen wrench


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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.
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Caption: The pistol comes in a hard polymer carry case with two magazines, two Allen wrenches, a cleaning rod with built-in bore brush, and a trigger padlock.
While the unit could be serviced easily with an Allen wrench, the D-slot prevents the body's door detail from being torn off if a power wrench is used accidentally.
A standard Allen wrench tightens the wedge lock clamping mechanism to user requirements.
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.
There is a long piece of Velcro[R] that goes down the back and can be tightened, not unlike using "the rack." 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. This provides a safe and easy method to attach and disconnect housings, reamers and mud motors.
No need to hunt for the right Allen wrench. And the high tensile strength of the ISO Property Class 12.9 fasteners means that a mechanic can torque away on them without fear of failure.
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.