SOURCE: Apex Tool Group

Apex Tool Group

November 03, 2015 16:07 ET

GearWrench Launches New Impact Extension Sets

Two New Extension Sets Offer Users Increased Access

SPARKS, MD--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2015) - GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand known for tools that deliver speed, strength, and access to automotive technicians, today introduced new Impact Extension sets. With the addition of these new items, GearWrench now offers an improved selection of products to tackle any application requiring impact sockets.

Two new impact extension sets are now available:

  • SKU 84926N: 4-piece 3/8" drive impact extension set (3", 6", 10", 15" extensions)
  • SKU 84950N: 4-piece 1/2" drive impact extension set (3", 5", 10", 15" extensions)

Each extension is made from impact grade Chrome Molybdenum Alloy Steel (Cr-Mo) for exceptional strength and durability and has a Manganese Phosphate coating for superior corrosion resistance. All impact extensions feature high-visibility laser-etched markings for quick and easy size identification. The standard impact extensions can be used with a pin and O-ring retention system to securely lock the extension to the impact gun.

"These sets will extend the reach of impact sockets for easier access in tight spots," said Jim Stewart, product manager for GearWrench. "Technicians can count on the extensive GearWrench Impact Product Line, including our new Impact Socket Sets, to get the job done."

The new Impact Extension sets come in vacuum-formed trays. Each new product is covered by the GearWrench Lifetime Warranty and made to provide hard-working technicians with famous GearWrench quality and value. For more information, please visit www.GearWrench.com.

About GearWrench:
GearWrench is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented five-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass-thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. Millions of GearWrench products have been "Professionally Tested" throughout the world.

About Apex Tool Group:
Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years.

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