Screwdrivers

A hand tool known as a screwdriver according to the earliest records has been used since the late middle ages. Screwdrivers are used for insertion and removal of screws and are available in a multitude of variations to correspond to the correct screw drive. The drive or head of a screw has a shaped cavity and protrusion that fits the screwdriver tip to allow turning force known as torque to be applied in a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction.
They are everywhere!
The one tool that appears in everyone’s home is the screwdriver. Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or a tradesperson, you know about or have used one. There are several different types to consider and where to use them as well: our Screwdrivers Guide illustrates them all to help you select the model that best suits you and your projects.
The Break-down
You can typically break down a screwdriver into three parts, the handle, shaft and tip.
Handle:
The handles are normally made of plastic, bi-material, nylon, cellulose acetate, etc., designed to maximise grip and comfort. VDE approved ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity.
Shaft:
The shaft is made from materials like steel, nickel or even beryllium copper. These are durable metals, strong enough to resist force applied when used.
Tips:
There is virtually an unlimited choice when it comes to driver tips, they tend to be variations of the most popular shaped pieces;
• Phillips
• Pozidriv
• Slotted
• Torx
Tip size
• Metric or Imperial (mm or Inches)
What does VDE Approved mean?
VDE approval ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity. A VDE approved tool means that it has passed a series of rigorous tests ensuring the quality, safety, construction and ergonomics have been met. Due to health and safety regulations, the VDE standard is being recognised more and is commonly found in the building trade.
What are the typical uses?
Screws are a necessary part of everyday life as they feature in almost anything. Assembling furniture, finishing DIY projects, installations in commercial settings, screws can be found in anything and have become a useful ally in every industry. Several different types of screwdrivers are available, from Phillips to Pozidriv each serving their own purpose.
Why would you need one?
Depending on the setting, you could be a DIY enthusiast working on their next project and want a reliable tool. You may just be a conscientious homeowner who wants to have tools readily available if needed to make repairs. The screwdriver has become the go-to tool in the toolbox and will continue to be in the future
This is important!
To formulate a plan and purchase the correct screwdriver or a screwdriver set, make sure you know the size of the screw you are going to use as this is going to be an essential part of your work.

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Description Price Tip Type Non Sparking Tip Size Screwdriver Type Blade Length Overall Length VDE/1000V Approved Blade Material Handle Material Height Safe ESD Safe Blade Finish Drive Shape Drive Size
RS Stock No. 123-0321
Mfr. Part No.71602
BrandEga-Master
MYR236.62
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Phillips Yes PH4 Insulated 200 mm 305 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0294
Mfr. Part No.72271
BrandEga-Master
MYR285.84
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Slotted Yes 9 mm Insulated 250 mm 362 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0318
Mfr. Part No.71599
BrandEga-Master
MYR83.72
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Phillips Yes PH1 Insulated 80 mm 155 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0266
Mfr. Part No.72281
BrandEga-Master
MYR68.83
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Slotted Yes 3 mm Insulated 75 mm 155 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0267
Mfr. Part No.72282
BrandEga-Master
MYR71.33
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Slotted Yes 4 mm Insulated 75 mm 155 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0300
Mfr. Part No.71583
BrandEga-Master
MYR141.27
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Slotted Yes 4 mm Insulated 150 mm 225 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0269
Mfr. Part No.72283
BrandEga-Master
MYR78.69
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Slotted Yes 5 mm Insulated 75 mm 178 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0314
Mfr. Part No.71595
BrandEga-Master
MYR108.51
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Phillips Yes PH1 Insulated 80 mm 155 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0339
Mfr. Part No.35707
BrandEga-Master
MYR403.05
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Tamperproof Torx Yes TR27 Insulated 150 mm 258 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0299
Mfr. Part No.71582
BrandEga-Master
MYR123.38
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Slotted Yes 4 mm Insulated 100 mm 175 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0289
Mfr. Part No.72266
BrandEga-Master
MYR114.32
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Slotted Yes 6 mm Insulated 125 mm 237 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0325
Mfr. Part No.74348
BrandEga-Master
MYR83.80
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Pozidriv Yes PZ1 Insulated 75 mm 157 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0322
Mfr. Part No.74336
BrandEga-Master
MYR104.79
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Pozidriv Yes PZ0 Insulated 50 mm 132 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0313
Mfr. Part No.72910
BrandEga-Master
MYR80.93
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Phillips Yes PH0 Insulated 60 mm 135 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0270
Mfr. Part No.72284
BrandEga-Master
MYR83.88
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Slotted Yes 4 mm Insulated 100 mm 203 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0281
Mfr. Part No.72293
BrandEga-Master
MYR271.24
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Slotted Yes 10 mm Insulated 200 mm 312 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0306
Mfr. Part No.71589
BrandEga-Master
MYR90.66
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Slotted Yes 4 mm Insulated 100 mm 175 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0272
Mfr. Part No.72286
BrandEga-Master
MYR90.51
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Slotted Yes 6 mm Insulated 100 mm 203 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0333
Mfr. Part No.35701
BrandEga-Master
MYR206.93
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Tamperproof Torx Yes TR10 Insulated 75 mm 173 mm - Aluminium Bronze Bi-material - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-0316
Mfr. Part No.71597
BrandEga-Master
MYR172.58
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Phillips Yes PH3 Insulated 150 mm 245 mm - Beryllium Copper Bi-material - - - - -