Tools for Threaded Fasteners

Provided by: ToolingU

There are many different types of tools used with threaded fasteners, but they all operate by applying torque. Manually powered hand tools include wrenches and screwdrivers. Power tools include battery-operated tools, electric tools, and pneumatic tools. Many power tools use clutches to control operation. These may be continuous-drive tools or discontinuous-drive tools. Threaded fasteners are the most commonly used fasteners in assembly, and assemblers must be familiar with the different tools they require. After taking this class, users will have foundational knowledge of the different types of tools used with threaded fasteners and their advantages and disadvantages. Users will also be able to identify some of the factors that go into selecting a tool for a threaded fastener application.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe threaded fastener tools and selection factors
  • Distinguish between different types of tools for threaded fasteners
  • Distinguish between hard and soft joints
  • Describe ergonomics for fastening tools
  • Describe common hand tools
  • Distinguish between common wrenches
  • Distinguish between common screwdrivers
  • Describe battery-powered tools
  • Describe electric tools
  • Describe pneumatic tools
  • Define clutch
  • Describe continuous-drive tools
  • Distinguish between common continuous-drive tools
  • Describe discontinuous-drive tools
  • Distinguish between common discontinuous-drive tools.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for personnel working on the assembly line of a plant.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations teams, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs



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