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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...

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