Screwdrivers

A hand tool known as a screwdriver according to the earliest records has been used since the late middle ages. Screwdrivers are used for insertion and removal of screws and are available in a multitude of variations to correspond to the correct screw drive. The drive or head of a screw has a shaped cavity and protrusion that fits the screwdriver tip to allow turning force known as torque to be applied in a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction.
They are everywhere!
The one tool that appears in everyone’s home is the screwdriver. Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or a tradesperson, you know about or have used one. There are several different types to consider and where to use them as well: our Screwdrivers Guide illustrates them all to help you select the model that best suits you and your projects.
The Break-down
You can typically break down a screwdriver into three parts, the handle, shaft and tip.
Handle:
The handles are normally made of plastic, bi-material, nylon, cellulose acetate, etc., designed to maximise grip and comfort. VDE approved ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity.
Shaft:
The shaft is made from materials like steel, nickel or even beryllium copper. These are durable metals, strong enough to resist force applied when used.
Tips:
There is virtually an unlimited choice when it comes to driver tips, they tend to be variations of the most popular shaped pieces;
• Phillips
• Pozidriv
• Slotted
• Torx
Tip size
• Metric or Imperial (mm or Inches)
What does VDE Approved mean?
VDE approval ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity. A VDE approved tool means that it has passed a series of rigorous tests ensuring the quality, safety, construction and ergonomics have been met. Due to health and safety regulations, the VDE standard is being recognised more and is commonly found in the building trade.
What are the typical uses?
Screws are a necessary part of everyday life as they feature in almost anything. Assembling furniture, finishing DIY projects, installations in commercial settings, screws can be found in anything and have become a useful ally in every industry. Several different types of screwdrivers are available, from Phillips to Pozidriv each serving their own purpose.
Why would you need one?
Depending on the setting, you could be a DIY enthusiast working on their next project and want a reliable tool. You may just be a conscientious homeowner who wants to have tools readily available if needed to make repairs. The screwdriver has become the go-to tool in the toolbox and will continue to be in the future
This is important!
To formulate a plan and purchase the correct screwdriver or a screwdriver set, make sure you know the size of the screw you are going to use as this is going to be an essential part of your work.

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Description Price Tip Type Non Sparking Tip Size Screwdriver Type Blade Length Overall Length VDE/1000V Approved Blade Material Handle Material Height Safe ESD Safe Blade Finish Drive Shape Drive Size
RS Stock No. 687-6235
Mfr. Part No.T49144-030
BrandCK
HK$68.47
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Slotted - 3 mm VDE 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 687-6238
Mfr. Part No.T49144-035
BrandCK
HK$61.68
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Slotted - 3.5 mm VDE 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 132-5267
Mfr. Part No.T49142-3
BrandCK
HK$149.27
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Phillips - PH3 VDE 150 mm 285 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 343-9164
Mfr. Part No.T4880X 257
BrandCK
HK$59.47
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Slotted - 2.5 mm Precision 75 mm 172 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 132-5264
Mfr. Part No.T49142-0
BrandCK
HK$80.87
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Phillips - PH0 VDE 60 mm 155 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 146-8379
Mfr. Part No.T48343-1
BrandCK
HK$93.20
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- - PZ2 Pozidriv 46 mm 60 mm Yes Molybdenum Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 132-5268
Mfr. Part No.T49143-0
BrandCK
HK$86.90
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Pozidriv - PZ0 VDE 60 mm 155 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 344-3236
Mfr. Part No.T4877X 09
BrandCK
HK$61.45
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Torx - T9 Ergonomic 60 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 132-5265
Mfr. Part No.T49142-1
BrandCK
HK$96.20
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Phillips - PH1 VDE 80 mm 187 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 132-5275
Mfr. Part No.T49144-055
BrandCK
HK$104.78
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Slotted - 5.5 mm VDE 125 mm 245 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 146-8382
Mfr. Part No.T48345-2
BrandCK
HK$93.17
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Pozidriv - 2 mm Pozidriv 46 mm 106 mm Yes Molybdenum Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 343-9041
Mfr. Part No.T4877X 04
BrandCK
HK$85.14
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Torx - T4 Ergonomic 50 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 343-9243
Mfr. Part No.T4882X 0
BrandCK
HK$44.55
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Phillips - PH0 Precision 60 mm 157 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 687-6226
Mfr. Part No.T49145-2
BrandCK
HK$114.03
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PlusMinus / Modulo - MOD2 VDE 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 146-8380
Mfr. Part No.T48344-040
BrandCK
HK$93.17
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Slotted - 4 mm - 46 mm 106 mm Yes Molybdenum Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 343-9170
Mfr. Part No.T4880X 310
BrandCK
HK$47.74
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Slotted - 3 mm Precision 100 mm 197 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 146-8373
Mfr. Part No.T49244-035
BrandCK
HK$80.39
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Slotted - 3.5 mm - 100 mm 195 mm Yes Molybdenum Vanadium Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 343-9215
Mfr. Part No.T4880X 410
BrandCK
HK$53.46
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Slotted - 4 mm Precision 100 mm 197 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 343-9114
Mfr. Part No.T4880X 08
BrandCK
HK$73.45
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Slotted - 0.8 x 2.5 mm Precision 60 mm 157 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 343-9057
Mfr. Part No.T4877X 05
BrandCK
HK$75.30
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Torx - T05 Ergonomic 50 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel - - - - - -