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Better stress distribution with this tool design

| By Mary Page Bailey

This company’s Wright Drive 2.0 socket design is said to distribute contact stress more effectively than other wrench systems. The Wright Drive 2.0 12-point design has up to 10 times more tool-to-fastener contact area than conventional 12-point wrenches. The design improves fastener torque load while decreasing rounding and distortion of the fastener. The Wright Drive 2.0 six-point design (photo) moves the contact area away from the corners, creating greater strength and more torque. Its circle diameter reduces fastener rounding and allows better grip on undersized fasteners and previously rounded corners. — Wright Tool Co., Barberton, Ohio