Tough nuts to crack need Repco's range of Impact Sockets
Putting any sort of significant torque or jolt through your conventional chrome sockets can cause them to break or warp from this abuse and whilst suitable for most wrenching applications will not suffice in situations where only an impact socket can handle this increased pressure.
Today's technology has seen an abundance of cordless and rechargeable impact wrench options available in the market and these are ideal to be coupled with a quality impact sockets set to tackle any of your automotive jobs. With the torque ratings on these tools ranging anywhere from a couple of hundred foot pounds up to over a thousand pounds it is wise from both a cost and also safety perspective to ensure you use impact sockets to safely fasten or undo your nuts. Impact sockets are carbonized / drop forged to harden their surface hence their black appearance and this treatment allows for use with high torque impact wrenches or rattle guns as they are more commonly known.
Investing in a quality set of impact sockets will allow you to tackle many of your automotive repairs with confidence knowing they are up to the task of handling high torque outputs and capable of withstanding the rigours of most garage and workshop settings and will last for many years to come. Shop the full range of torx, hex, deep and conventional impact sockets online or visit a Repco store near you to browse and purchase the right set of impact sockets for your next job.