Asked by: Ignacio Canga
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th June, 2020

What is a metric wrench?

In metric wrench , the socket is measured in millimeters and in round figures. It refers to the length of the nut or bolt that can be adjusted with the wrench . Commonly used size in metric wrench varies from 4 to 18 millimeter.

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Accordingly, what is the difference between metric and standard?

M 10 x 1.5 is a metric bolt with a 10 mm nominal diameter and 1.5 mm pitch. For standard bolts, the head size is measured in inches or fractions of an inch. For metric bolts, head size is measured in millimeters. However, metric bolt head size is measured in millimeters.

Likewise, what is the difference between SAE and metric wrenches? The difference between Metric and SAE sockets is similar to the difference between yards and meters. Metric fasteners are used on imported cars, and SAE fasteners are used on domestic (USA) made cars. Metric sockets use the metric measurement system i.e., millimeters to describe their size (18mm socket).

Also to know is, what are the metric wrench sizes?

Metric Combination Wrenches (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19) Standard Flare Nut Wrenches (3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, 7/8) Note: Each wrench may combine two sizes . Metric Flare Nut Wrenches (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17) Note: Each wrench may combine two sizes .

What is a 3/4 wrench in metric?

Standard / Metric Wrench Conversion Chart

Bolt Diameter Standard Metric
3/8" 9/16" 14mm
7/16" 5/8" 16mm
1/2" 3/4" 19mm
9/16" 13/16" 21mm
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