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. 264-2690
Mfr. Part No.BE-8725
BrandBahco
MYR35.96
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Hexagon Ball - 2.5 mm Ergonomic 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 264-2729
Mfr. Part No.BE-8705
BrandBahco
MYR56.92
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Hexagon Ball - 5 mm Ergonomic 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 688-0085
Mfr. Part No.625-0-100
BrandBahco
MYR22.36
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Phillips - PH0 VDE 100 mm 180 mm Yes Steel Bi-material - - Black Tip - -
RS Stock No. 264-2707
Mfr. Part No.BE-8703
BrandBahco
MYR43.14
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Hexagon Ball - 3 mm Ergonomic 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 124-6282
Mfr. Part No.B192.001.250
BrandBahco
MYR41.47
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Phillips - PH1 Standard 250 mm 280 mm - Alloy Steel - - - Black Tip, Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 264-8682
Mfr. Part No.BE-8610
BrandBahco
MYR50.34
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Phillips - PH1 Ergonomic 75 mm 197 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 264-2684
Mfr. Part No.BE-8702
BrandBahco
MYR39.45
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Hexagon Ball - 2 mm Ergonomic 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 288-7900
Mfr. Part No.BE-8920S
BrandBahco
MYR43.62
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Torx - T20 VDE 125 mm 247 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Black Tip - -
RS Stock No. 288-7691
Mfr. Part No.BE-8220S
BrandBahco
MYR47.87
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Slotted - 0.5 x 3 mm VDE 100 mm 222 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Black Tip - -
RS Stock No. 688-0098
Mfr. Part No.625-2-175
BrandBahco
MYR51.68
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Phillips - PH2 VDE 175 mm 285 mm Yes Steel Bi-material - - Black Tip - -
RS Stock No. 264-2713
Mfr. Part No.BE-8704
BrandBahco
MYR46.03
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Hexagon Ball - 4 mm Ergonomic 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 288-7685
Mfr. Part No.BE-8010S
BrandBahco
MYR36.41
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Slotted - 0.4 x 2.5 mm VDE 75 mm 197 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Black Tip - -
RS Stock No. 327-0921
Mfr. Part No.BE-7808
BrandBahco
MYR117.24
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Hexagon Nut - 8 mm Ergonomic 125 mm 247 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 264-8626
Mfr. Part No.BE-8150
BrandBahco
MYR43.88
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Slotted - 1 x 5.5 mm Ergonomic 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 327-0662
Mfr. Part No.BE-7607
BrandBahco
MYR125.90
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Hexagon Nut - 7 mm Ergonomic 150 mm 272 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 327-0892
Mfr. Part No.BE-7805
BrandBahco
MYR73.53
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Hexagon Nut - 5 mm Ergonomic 125 mm 247 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 124-6283
Mfr. Part No.B192.002.125
BrandBahco
MYR34.53
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Phillips - PH2 Standard 125 mm 242 mm - Alloy Steel - - - Black Tip, Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 288-7764
Mfr. Part No.BE-8610S
BrandBahco
MYR52.38
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Phillips - PH1 VDE 80 mm 202 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Black Tip - -
RS Stock No. 264-2757
Mfr. Part No.BE-8906
BrandBahco
MYR47.19
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Torx - T6 Ergonomic 75 mm 197 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - Chrome - -
RS Stock No. 124-6244
Mfr. Part No.B143.040.100
BrandBahco
MYR22.25
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Hexagon - 4 mm Standard 100 mm 195 mm - Alloy Steel - - - Black Tip, Chrome - -