Pipe Wrench - The Ultimate Pipe Wrench Buyers Guide
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History of the Pipe Wrench
The wrench itself is a manual tool that was created in 1835 by a man named Solymon Merrick for tightening and loosening bolts. There have been many wrenches that were being made at this time but the pipe wrench which is one of the most popular wrenches to date was issued a patent in 1869 by a man named Daniel C Stillson. Once the patent was granted Stillson went from plumbing company to plumbing company in hopes of getting his dream recognized. More...


Steel Pipe Wrenches
There are two types of materials that are made for pipe wrenches. There is steel and aluminum. RIDGID makes the best plumbing and general purpose tools of any company in the world. One of their best is the Steel Pipe Wrenches. Here is a n inventory of what RIDGID has to offer. One wrench is the Straight Pipe Wrench, these wrenches are made with a durable cast iron housing and a forged jaw hook with self cleaning threads. It is available in sizes from 9 inches to 60 inches. The can also work on a pipe capacity of 3/4inches to 8 inches. More...


Offset Pipe Wrenches
There are two types of Offset Pipe Wrenches the standard offset and the heavy duty pipe wrench. RIDGID makes some of the best tools in the country and all over the world for that matter. RIDGID began manufacturing tools in the 1920', they started out a s a company for a professional plumbing and HVAC tools. The company has since went into more manual and power tools. They offer many great hand tools, the manual pipe threaded, manual tubing cutters, manual drum augers as well as power tools. There are pipe threaders, utility pumps, wet/dry vacuum cleaners, air compressors and air tools and drum augers and other powered snake drains. More...


RIDGID Aluminum Pipe Wrenches
RIDGID is one of the most popular name brands in tools. The Company was founded in the 1920's when they were a manufacturer of professional plumbing and HVAC tools. One of their most popular tools is the pipe wrench. More...