If you’ve worked on a single project in your life, you know how important it is to have a fully stocked toolbox. Your toolbox is your lifeline and when it doesn’t have what you need, your project falls apart. Whether you work as an aerospace engineer or as someone merely fixing a bicycle for their kid, you need to have the proper driver bits on your side. Today, we are going to take an in-depth look at driver bits, what they do, and the different styles that are most prominently being used. Are you ready to learn so that your next project is a success? Let’s begin!

Driver Bits – An In Depth Overview

A driver bit is pretty simple, at its core. These bits are used on a variety of different tools, from screwdrivers to power drills, as a means of applying torque to whatever type of screw that your project mandates. Driver bits come in countless sizes and shapes as well as various different material builds. It can be pretty easy to get lost in the world of driver bits! Let’s take a quick look at some common driver bits that you are no doubt going to end up using.

Different Types of Driver Bits

  1. Socket Driver – Socket drivers are used as an adaptor so that you can interface with the right kind of driver. The common types of socket drivers that you will run into are Hex, Square, and Pentagon.
  2. Screw Driver – The most common kind of driver bit, screw drivers come in a vast array of different shapes and styles. The most common screw driver bits that you will come across are Slot, Phillips, Square and Hex Key. We could spend an entire day discussing a different kind of screw driver bits available.

Finally, we want to briefly highlight the different kinds of materials that your driver bits may potentially be made out of. The most common material types are:
Zinc Plated, Nickel Plated, Titanium Nitride, and Tungsten Carbide. You’ll also find driver bits that are made of diamond, gold and even silver!

Get Your Driver Bits from Ebolts Online Store

Here at Ebotls Online Store, we know that our customers deserve the best. We’ve been in business for 35 years and we continue to push the envelope so that our customers get the products they need, when they need them. We are 100% Australian owned and operated and proud to say that we will hunt for any products that our customers need, even if they aren’t in our catalogue. No order is too big or small, so give us a call today!

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