USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
USE AND CARE OF HANDTOOLS
Within a self-study
Within three hours
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
This task encompasses a large group of general purpose handtools.
tools are termed non-edged handtools because they are not used for cutting
purposes and do not have sharpened or cutting edges. They are designed to
facilitate mechanical operations such as clamping, hammering, twisting,
This group includes such tools as hammers, mallets, and
screwdrivers, which are commonly referred to as driving tools. Other types
of non-edged tools covered in this task are wrenches, pliers, clamps,
pullers, soldering irons, and many others of a similar nature.
types of pliers do have cutting edges (exceptions to the rule); they are
discussed in the pertinent paragraph with the non-edged pliers, for
The following paragraphs discuss the types of tools, as indicated by the
paragraph title, their description and particular construction, as well as
the use and care of each tool.