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What is a Torx Screwdriver?

What is a Torx Screwdriver?

Called Torx, 6 point, and star, Torx are a 6 pointed star shaped screwdriver. Originally designed in the 60’s to outperform hex screws, Torx is a trademarked name for a screwdriver that fits Torx screws, commonly seen in sizes Torx 6 to Torx 40 (or T6 to T40). Torx drivers come in a variety of shapes including: regular straight Torx drivers, Torx keys or Torx L keys, and Torx screwdriver bits.  There are speciality variations of the Torx 6 pointed star shape such as Torx Plus, Security Torx, TX Ttap but they are uncommon and typically only used in security...


New! Security Torx Sets

New! Security Torx Sets

One benefit of being a small company is that we can stay responsive to our customers needs. In fact, our Master Set #5575 was created due to customer demand, and it has turned out to be one of our best selling sets! Recently, we've received many requests for Security Torx/Star bits in addition to our regular Torx/Star bits. I'm pleased to announce that as of January 2015, we have a limited quantity available to order in either a rack (to snap into an existing Chapman Set) part #XT8-30 or as a soft pack #1086 with a famous Chapman midget ratchet....

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