New Products


New Sets Improve Access In Hard-To-Reach Spaces

SPARKS, MD (November 17, 2015) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand known for tools that deliver speed, strength, and access to automotive technicians, today introduced its expanded Impact Product Line, which includes new Locking Impact Extensions. With the addition of these new sets, GearWrench now offers an improved selection of products to tackle any application requiring impact sockets.

The new locking impact extensions are now available in the following sets:

·     SKU 84927N: 3-piece 3/8” drive locking impact extension set (3”, 6”, 12” extensions)

·     SKU 84951N: 3-piece 1/2” drive locking impact extension set (3”, 6”, 12” extensions)

Extensions are made from impact grade Chrome Molybdenum Alloy Steel (Cr-Mo) for exceptional strength and durability. The Manganese Phosphate coating provides superior corrosion resistance. The Extensions also feature high-visibility laser-etched markings for quick and easy size identification. The locking impact extensions can be used with a pin and O-ring retention system to securely lock the extension to the impact gun. Locking impact extensions feature an added slide-lock mechanism to securely attach the socket to the extension.

“As the latest introduction to our Impact Product Line, the new locking impact extensions solve a problem that technicians often face,” said Jim Stewart, product manager for GearWrench. “These brand new sets offer various lengths of impact extensions to ensure technicians can reach confined bolts and fasteners while retaining control.”

All GearWrench Impact Extensions meet or exceed ASME specifications and come in a vacuum-formed tray. Each set is covered by the GearWrench Lifetime Warranty and made to provide hard-working technicians with famous GearWrench quality and value.

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About GearWrench:
GearWrench is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented five-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass-thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. Millions of GearWrench products have been “Professionally Tested” throughout the world.

About Apex Tool Group:
Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years.

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