USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
USING A PIN FACE SPANNER WRENCH.
applied with the handle perpendicular to the work.
Use of an adjustable
spanner wrench is shown in figure 30 on the following page.
d. Care of Wrenches. Clean all wrenches after use. Apply a thin film
of oil to metal parts of all wrenches prior to storing. Wrenches that come
in sets, such as socket wrenches, should be returned to their cases after
being used. The torque wrench, in particular, must be carefully placed in
its box to prevent damage to the dial or scale.
For long periods of
storage, wrenches should be covered with a rust preventive compound and
carefully stored in a dry place.
e. Safety Precautions.
(1) Wrenches should fit the nuts or bolt heads they are to loosen or
(2) Never turn adjustable
applied to the adjustable jaw.