Socket Sets

A socket is a tool that attaches to a socket wrench, ratchet, torque wrench or other turning tool in order to tighten or loosen a fastener such as a nut or bolt by turning it.
They come in all shapes and sizes so knowing what you want to do with them is the first step. The more pieces within the socket set, the more versatility this gives you to ensure you have the right socket for the job in hand.
When choosing what socket set to purchase always have an idea on what type of ratchet or wrench you need.

Why use a socket or socket set
Having a socket set means that you have everything that you need at hand. Supplied in handy cases of many sizes, boxes or pouches that are easy to carry around.
Using a socket helps prevent you scrapping your knuckles as they are less likely to slip than if you used a spanner. You can apply more force when a part is corroded.

Types of Sockets you may find within a Socket Set
  • Hex Sockets - The most common type of socket with a square drive at one end to attach to a ratchet. The other end has a hex or bi-hex recessed socket head for turning your nuts and bolts.
  • Socket Bits - A combination of a screwdriver bit and a hex socket that connects to a ratchet. The other end is then used fits into the female recess of you fastener.
  • Impact Sockets -Give a better torque than ordinary drivers and wrenches. Are suitable for use with air guns. You can tell the difference to the other sockets because of the colour so are easy to identify.


Where to use a socket set
Mechanics use sockets in commercial or home garages. They use the sockets along with a turning tool to loosen or tighten nuts and bolts on cars, truck, buses and other vehicles.

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Description Price Drive Size Set Type Drive Type Number of Pieces Set Contents Socket Size VDE/1000V Approved Finish Material
RS Stock No. 253-166
BrandRS PRO
$137.86
1 Set
Set(s)
3/8 in Socket & Bit & Wrench Set Square 40 Adaptor (2), Bits (24), Extension (2), Ratchet Handle (1), Sockets (11) - - Chrome Alloy Steel
RS Stock No. 812-6352
Mfr. Part No.004020
BrandWera
$222.82
Each
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1/4 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Square 28 Adaptor, Bits, Extension, Ratchet, Sockets 1/2 in, 1/4 in, 3/16 in, 3/8 in, 5/16 in, 7/16 in, 7/32 in, 9/32 in, 11/32 in - Chrome Chrome Molybdenum Steel
RS Stock No. 772-4081
Mfr. Part No.D 20 TMU-10
BrandGedore
$531.70
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1/4 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Square 40 Adaptor, Bits, Extension, Ratchet, Sockets, Universal Joint - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 812-6295
Mfr. Part No.004017
BrandWera
$306.34
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1/4 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Square 28 Adaptor, Bits, Extension, Ratchet, Sockets 5 mm, 5.5 mm, 6 mm, 7 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm, 11 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm - Chrome Chrome Molybdenum Steel
RS Stock No. 668-5789
BrandRS PRO
$50.00
1 Set
Set(s)
1/4 in Socket Set Square 14 Ratchet, Sockets - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 229-7278
BrandRS PRO
$198.53
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1/2 in Socket & Wrench Set Square 32 Extension (2), Ratchet Handle (1), Sliding Head (1), Sockets (25), Spark Plug Sockets (2), Universal Joint (1) - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 361-3132
Mfr. Part No.S-240
BrandBahco
$354.13
1 Set
Set(s)
1/2 in Socket & Wrench Set Square 24 Extension (2), Flexible Handle (1), Ratchet handle (1), Sliding T (1), Sockets (18), Universal Joint (1) 10 mm, 11 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm, 14 mm, 15 mm, 16 mm, 17 mm, 18 mm, 19 mm, 20 mm, 21 mm, 22 mm, 23 mm, 24 mm, 27 mm, 30 mm, 32 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 480-6880
BrandRS PRO
$217.24
Each
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1/2 in, 1/4 in, 3/8 in Socket Set Square 61 Sockets - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 812-6292
Mfr. Part No.004047
BrandWera
$282.49
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3/8 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Square 29 Adaptor, Bits, Extension, Ratchet, Sockets 8 mm, 10 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm, 15 mm, 16 mm, 17 mm, 18 mm, 19 mm - Chrome Chrome Molybdenum Steel
RS Stock No. 772-4097
Mfr. Part No.D 30 GMU-10
BrandGedore
$552.94
Each
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3/8 in Socket Set Square 17 Extension, Ratchet, Sliding T-bar, Sockets, Universal Joint - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 717-7075
Mfr. Part No.D/S14
BrandBahco
$217.38
Each
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1/2 in Socket Set Square 14 Sockets 10 mm, 11 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm, 14 mm, 15 mm, 16 mm, 17 mm, 18 mm, 19 mm, 21 mm, 22 mm, 24 mm, 27 mm - Blackened Alloy Steel
RS Stock No. 918-2394
Mfr. Part No.MS89V01
BrandSibille
$1,206.51
Each
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3/8 in Insulated Socket Set Square 18 Ratchet, Sockets - Yes - -
RS Stock No. 876-6183
Mfr. Part No.SL25L
BrandBahco
$176.07
Each
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1/4 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Square 37 Bits, Extension, Ratchet, Sockets 4 mm, 4.5 mm, 5 mm, 5.5 mm, 6 mm, 7 mm, 8 mm, 9 mm, 10 mm, 11 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm - Matt Alloy Steel
RS Stock No. 817-9224
BrandRS PRO
$115.71
Each
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1/4 in Socket Set Square 43 Extension, Ratchet, Sliding T-bar, Sockets, Spinner Handle, Universal Joint - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 833-5950
BrandRS PRO
$177.94
Each
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1/2 in Socket Set Square 23 Extension, Ratchet, Sliding T-bar, Sockets, Universal Joint - - Chrome Steel
RS Stock No. 876-6187
Mfr. Part No.S330L
BrandBahco
$322.09
Each
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1/2 in, 3/8 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Hexagon 53 Bits, Extension, Sockets 10 mm, 11 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm, 14 mm, 15 mm, 16 mm, 17 mm, 18 mm, 19 mm, 20 mm, 22 mm - Matt Alloy Steel
RS Stock No. 817-9233
BrandRS PRO
$103.26
Each
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1/4 in Socket Set Square 29 Adaptor, Extension, Ratchet, Sliding T-bar, Sockets, Spinner Handle, Universal Joint - - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 495-455
Mfr. Part No.003594
BrandWera
$548.63
Each
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3/8 in Socket & Bit & Wrench Set Square 43 Adaptor (1), Bits (18), Extension (3), Sliding T-bar (1), Sockets (18), Universal Joint (1), Zyklop Ratchet Handle (1) 6 mm, 7 mm, 8 mm, 9 mm, 10 mm, 11 mm - Chrome Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 125-3900
Mfr. Part No.19DMU-20
BrandGedore
$297.13
Each
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1/2 in Socket & Bit Ratchet Set Square 15 Extension, Ratchet, Sockets - - - Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 806-4939
Mfr. Part No.BP815K1
BrandBahco
$515.79
Each
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1/2 in Socket Set Square 11 Sockets 11 mm, 12 mm, 13 mm, 14 mm, 15 mm, 17 mm, 19 mm, 21 mm, 22 mm, 24 mm - - -
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