Hex & Allen Keys

Discover the ultimate selection of dependable and adaptable hex keys and Allen wrenches right here! Total Tools offers a diverse range of top-notch hex and Allen keys, tailor-made for all your fastening requirements. Whether you're in search of an Allen key, hex key, or Allen wrench, look no further. Experience superior quality and shop now to buy the perfect tool for your needs.

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Buy Allen keys & hex keys online and in-store at the best prices!

Our durable tools are designed to fit a hexagonal screw or bolt heads with precision, ensuring a secure and efficient grip. Need a torx Allen key? We've got you covered there too. Our selection includes various sizes and types, including torx Allen keys, to tackle any project. Trust our top-notch hex and Allen keys for their quality, durability, and ease of use. Shop now and experience the difference!

Different types of hex and Allen key tools to choose from:

Our high-quality and affordable set of hexes and Allen keys are perfect for DIYers and professionals alike, with each key designed to be durable enough for repeated use. We have 8pc, 9pc, and up to 33pc hex and Allen key sets ideal for any mechanic or trade across a range of different light duties, such as removing keys from lock rings, removing or replacing screws, and fixing other small items. In addition to the main set and singles, we also offer individual hand tools made specifically for the jobs that tradies do regularly.

What are the factors to consider before buying an Allen key & hex key?

  • Size Range
  • Metric or SAE
  • Quality and Durability
  • Handle Design
  • Storage and Organisation
  • Brand Reputation and Reviews
  • Price

Brands to select for perfect and durable Allen keys:

  • DeWalt
  • TTI
  • Kincrome

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):

Are Allen keys and hex keys the same?

Yes, Allen keys and hex keys are essentially the same tools. They both refer to a type of wrench or tool used to tighten or loosen screws or bolts with hexagonal heads. The term "Allen key" is more commonly used in the United States and Canada, while "hex key" is a more widely used term internationally. These keys are typically L-shaped, with one or both ends featuring a hexagonal shape that corresponds to the size of the hexagonal screw or bolt head. They come in various sizes and are made from durable materials such as hardened steel or chrome vanadium. So, whether you call them Allen keys or hex keys, they serve the same purpose of fitting and manipulating hexagonal fasteners.

When were Allen keys invented?

Allen keys, also known as Allen wrenches, were invented by William G. Allen in 1910. William G. Allen was an American engineer who developed the tool while working for the Allen Manufacturing Company in Hartford, Connecticut. The Allen key was initially designed to provide a more efficient and secure tool for the set screws used in the socket-head set screws manufactured by the Allen Manufacturing Company. Over time, the tool gained popularity and became widely used for a variety of applications, making it an essential tool in many industries and households today.