Perfect Choice for Boen Tools: Impact Socket vs Regular Socket

Everyone who loves DIY and professional mechanical work knows that choosing the right socket is crucial for the job. Boen Tools sockets on the modern market are divided into impact sockets and conventional sockets. This article will help you understand the difference between the two so you can make an informed choice.

Why do you need a socket?
Sockets are used to tighten or loosen fasteners and can be used in various mechanical and power tools. No matter how good a wrench is, it cannot be used without a suitable socket. The variety of Boen Tools sockets meets the needs of DIY enthusiasts, mechanics and aviation industry professionals.

What is an impact socket?
Impact sockets are designed for use with impact drivers or power wrenches. Boen Tools' impact sockets are made of special materials and have excellent vibration resistance. Their corrosion resistance comes from a unique black oxide coating.

What is a regular socket?
Conventional sockets are made from chromium vanadium steel, an alloy containing chromium and vanadium. They are suitable for hand tools and are often used in less demanding work environments.


The difference between impact socket and regular socket:

Material composition: Boen Tools regular sockets are made of chromium vanadium steel. In contrast, the impact sockets are made of chromium molybdenum steel, which has better elasticity and vibration resistance.

Locking Pin: impact sockets and conventional sockets use different locking pins. The impact socket's locking pin increases the stability of the connection to the tool.

Usage: For small fasteners, regular sockets are ideal. Deep impact sockets are suitable for high torque and impact wrench applications.

Price considerations: Although conventional sockets are less expensive, impact sockets offer good value considering their high-quality materials and high-torque capabilities.

Gripability:  Boen Tools regular sockets may require a bi-hex profile for added grip when dealing with fasteners. Anti-slip functionality is included by default in the Impact socketsdesign.

Shape design: The walls of conventional sockets are typically 50% thinner than impact sockets and are more susceptible to breakage. The impact Impact sockets, on the other hand, has thicker walls and is coated with a black oxide film to prevent corrosion.

Heat Treatability: Impact sockets are heat treated to make them more durable and better able to withstand power tool use.

Size selection: Where space is limited, conventional socketsare easier to use due to their smaller and thinner size.Impact sockets are larger and better suited for fasteners that are difficult to move.

Advantages of Impact sockets:
More powerful/more durable/Anti-vibration/Anti-corrosion/Longer/Thicker

Advantages of conventional sockets:
Easy to operate/Wide range of applications/Shorter/Thinner/discount price

(What are the advantages of Impact/Regular Sockets?)

To sum up, Boen Tools offers you both impact sockets and conventional sockets for different working situations. Understand the differences and choose based on your own needs, and you'll be able to find a high-quality socket that best matches your needs. Whether it's a home or industrial project, Boen Tools sockets can make your fastening work smoother and get twice the result with half the effort.

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