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COMPOUND LEVERAGE WRENCH [1 record]

Record 1 1992-12-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Plumbing Tools and Equipment
CONT

The compound leverage pipe wrench. These pipe wrenches are available in at least four sizes with pipe capacities of 2" through 8". This type of pipe wrench lets one man do the work of two men. The turning force of the wrench is multiplied by compound leverage. The short handle makes it easy to get at frozen joints even in tight quarters.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Appareillage et outils de plomberie
CONT

Clé à levier combiné. Ces clés sont disponibles dans au moins quatre grosseurs distinctes, pour des tuyaux de 2 à 8 pouces de diamètre. Cet outil permet à une seule personne d'effectuer le travail de deux ouvriers. La force de torsion de l'outil est décuplée sous l'action du levier et son manche court permet d'accéder facilement aux joints grippés, même lorsque l'espace est restreint.

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