Pliers and Ratchets

Pliers and Ratchets

180 Skills
Updated Jul 18, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Describe the use of pliers
  • List the types of pliers commonly used by toolmakers
  • Describe the use of a ratchet wrench
  • State the method for switching between tightening and loosening on a ratchet wrench
Course DescriptionWhen creating fixtures, jigs, and other tooling, toolmakers use a variety of pliers and ratchets. These tools are used to secure, hold, or assemble work pieces either permanently or temporarily.