The inter-relationship between history of mankind and that of tools is a story of synchronistic development. The development of tools and implements has been immense, from the stone tools in the museums today to the modern day handheld electric power tools, the story is of a continuous evolution. In recent times, there are manufacturers who have dedicated their entire focus on development of newer and newer forms and designs for power tools. The inventions and progression of the electric power tools have made the life of many individuals such as professionals, engineers, inventors, fabricators, and even DIY hobby enthusiasts very easy. The power tools range from devices like drill machines, power saws, nail guns, power screw drivers, wide of grinders like angle grinders, many types of polishers, sanders, wrenches, compressors, blowers and many several other cordless power tools which are industry grade inclusive aspects of any professionals arsenal in the recent modern times.
The process of choosing your electric handheld power tool depends on need of the project. Below is a list of essential electric power tools commonly used:
- Impact Wrench
An cordless impact wrench is a very popular handheld power tool among professionals mainly used for wrench based activities to unplug nuts and bolts. There are versions of impact wrenches such as compressed air, electric and hydraulic versions distinguished on the basis of power. The method of using the impact wrench is to place the head of the tool on the head of the nut or bolt to screw or unscrew it.
- Impact Driver
The 18v impact driver is another important power tool for professionals. The impact driver is utilised for screwing and unscrewing nuts, bolts and screws. The power tool is capable of holding a screw, nut or bolt in its head and then placed on the object or material and then just press the power button to finish the job.
- Angle Grinder
The cordless angle grinder is a popular power tool for project where grinder, cutting, and polishing is involved. The angle grinder is available in compressed air, electric and petrol engine based power versions. As the name suggests, the angle grinder’s blade is at 90 degrees mounted on a disc and used for working in tight spaces and removing any excess materials from the object.
- Nail Gun
The nail gun is used to drive nails into wood or any similar surface as the name of the tool itself suggests. There are different versions of the nail gun available in the consumer market such as electric, compressed air etc. The tool is held up against the surface or object and the power of the motor drives the nail in.
- Drill machine
The most common power tool which is part of most tool kits, workshops, or with any DIY hobby enthusiasts is the drill machine. The drill machine is the most versatile power tool amongst all the various power tools there are. The drill machine is used to drill as the name suggests to create space for driving nails into the object surface. The drill machine is held perpendicularly against the surface and the motor, its drill bit drives the a hole into the surface.
The chainsaw is a power tool which has jagged teeth affixed on a rotating bar which when turned on enables cutting activities. The tool can be used to cut through materials like wood etc. The tool is placed on top of the object to cut through the material.