Socket Adaptors / Drill Socket Adaptors
What is a socket adaptor?
Socket adapters are used with sockets and hand drive tools to tighten and loosen fasteners. They make a socket's drive end possible to fit a hand drive tool with a different drive size or shape. Adapters for various hand and socket drive sizes are included in socket adapter sets.
How do I convert an impact driver to drill?
Impact drivers are not designed to drill holes, and they cannot handle the same number of accessories as a cordless drill. On the other hand, a cordless impact driver will always outperform a cordless drill if you need to drive a lot of screws, especially those that are thick or lengthy.
Multi-size socket adapter kits include a variety of socket adapters with various drive sizes for use with drive tools.
- The one-half-inch square drive on these 1/2" drive socket adapters is compatible with the same size drive tools.
- The one-quarter-inch square drive on these 1/4" drive socket adapters is compatible with the same size drive tools.
- The three-eighths-inch square drive on these 3/8" drive socket adapters is compatible with the same size drive tools.
- The three-quarter inch square drive on these 3/4" drive socket adapters is compatible with the same size drive tools.
Electric drills are available in two types: cordless and corded (240v or 110v). Connecting them to a socket or screwdriver bit usually necessitates a screwdriver bit holder or a 'hex to square drive' adaptor, both of which must be secured in the drill's chuck.
Ratchets are the most common turning tool used with sockets since they are inexpensive, do not require any additional power, and are frequently included with the socket set.