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New dual-drive screwdrivers from General Tools and Instruments

General Tools and Instruments introduced the new Express Ratchet Driver and Ratcheting T-Handle Express Driver featuring a dual-drive mechanism that screws twice as fast as a regular screwdriver, according to the company.

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“When engaged by holding the driver collar, the patented ratcheting mechanism enables the tip to rotate in the same direction regardless of which way the handle is turned. A convenient slider switch makes it easy to reverse the gear drive direction. In addition, ergonomically designed handles provide greater overall control and comfort,” the company said in a statement.

The Express Rachet Driver kit, item No. 70210, includes 20 precision bits:

• 4 Slotted: 1/16 in., 5/64 in., 3/32 in., 1/8 in.

• 4 Phillips: #000, #00, #0, #1

• 9 Torx: T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8, T9, T10, T15

• 3 Pozidrive: PZ00, PZ0, PZ1

The Ratchet T-Handle Express Driver, item No. 70211, has a T-handle design to increase turning power and stability. It includes 20 precision bits:

• 2 Slotted: 1/16 in., 3/32 in.

• 2 Phillips: #00, #1

• 3 Torx: T5, T6, T10

• 3 Sockets: 3/32 in., 1/8 in., 5/32 in.

• 5 Hex SAE: 1/16 in., 5/64 in., 3/32 in., 1/8 in., 5/32 in.

• 5 Hex Metric: 4mm, 3mm, 2.5mm, 2mm, 1.5mm

For information, visit AWFS booth No. 4707 and

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