Allen key


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Allen key

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Allen wrench

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(Tools) an L-shaped tool consisting of a rod having a hexagonal cross section, used to turn a screw (Allen screw) with a hexagonal recess in the head. A different size of key is required for each size of screw

Allen key

allen wrench
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Allen key

[ˈælənˌkiː] Allen wrench (US) [ˈælənˌrentʃ] Nllave f (de) Allen
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This kit includes 28 drills and screwdriver bits, along with four screwdrivers, an eight-piece Allen key set and much more.
ALLEN KEY Envoi Allen romps to victory at Fairyhouse in December and will be hard to beat in the Champion Bumper
(Step 1: Insert hexagonal end of Allen key into hexagonal hole at end of bolt.
Nine-year-old pediatric girl patient came to the emergency department with the history of an Allen key injury on her left cheek (Figure 1).
Anthony Wayne Barnett, 49, admitted stealing piping from a derelict building in Chester Road, Broughton, on September 9, and going equipped to steal using gloves, torches and an Allen key.
After ten minutes, an Allen key would drop into the crate and the first to escape by undoing all three bolts would win dinner for their camp.
What a calamity when the two chaps constructing the pub discover they don''t have the right allen key.
The groom's father, Anthony Allen Key, served as best man.
The rigid angle clamps include an Allen key / hexagonal head screw, which helps ensure connection of clamps with other components within a compact gripper.
The laser adjusts easily for point of impact with the provided Allen key and holds zero once adjusted.
* The ability for the tolerance to be adjusted over the whole bearing surface by inserting the Allen key provided into the adjustment "screw in the side of the carriage.