What does SK stand for in tools?

Professional hand tools. Website. www.sktools.com. SK Hand Tools (styled earlier as S-K, now usually SK) is an American tool company located in Sycamore, Illinois. Major products include sockets and drive tools, wrenches, air tools, and other mechanics’ tools.

S-K tool are very good tools. The ones that I own are no less than about 10 years old and some as old as 40 years. I like them and I think they have made an excellent hand tool over the years. The company is being reorganized right now.

Likewise, where are SK tools made? With forging facilities in Colorado Springs, CO and a brand new manufacturing and distribution center in Sycamore, IL, all SK Professional Tools are crafted with American steel right here in the U.S.A. for quality and precision you can trust.

Correspondingly, are SK tools guaranteed for life?

LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY SK® products are warranted under normal use and service against defects in materials and workmanship for the expected life of the tool, except as otherwise specified.

How many types of hand tools are there?

Categories of hand tools include wrenches, pliers, cutters, files, striking tools, struck or hammered tools, screwdrivers, vises, clamps, snips, saws, drills and knives. Outdoor tools such as garden forks, pruning shears, and rakes are additional forms of hand tools.

Did SK tools go out of business?

One of the products the company made was socket wrenches for Hinsdale Socket and Wrench Company. In 1985, SK became part of the French company Facom Tools. In 2005 it was purchased by its management and again operated independently as the S-K Hand Tools Corporation. On June 29, 2010, the company declared bankruptcy.

Does SK make tool boxes?

An SK Tools all aluminum tool box is available in four different models to suit your exact needs and exceed your expectations. With more than a 100 year history forged in America making professional tools, count on SK to know how to make a tool box.

Will snap on warranty old tools?

Huh, our snap on guy will warranty any hand tool for life and any power tools within warranty timeframes regardless of where we got them. Their “Lifetime” warranty only extends to the original purchaser per their official policy, so it’s not a true lifetime warranty.

What is the best socket set?

The Best Socket Set Stanley STMT71648 Socket Set. Dewalt DWMT73804 Drive Socket Set. Craftsman 50230 Mechanics Tool Set. Niko 10074A Hex Bit Socket Set. Stanley 92-824 Black Chrome and Laser Etched Socket Set. Tekton ¾-inch Drive Socket Set. Great Neck Saw PSO40 Drive Socket Set. Astro 7412 ¼-Inch Drive Flex Socket Set.

Do Snap On tools have a lifetime warranty?

All SNAP-ON and BLUE-POINT tools carry a full warranty, the duration of which depends upon the nature of the tool. For SNAP-ON brand hand tools (other than torque wrenches) and tool storage units, the warranty is a LIFETIME warranty effective as long as you own the tool.

Is craftsman still guaranteed for life?

Craftsman (Stanley Black & Decker) Hand Tools continue to have a full lifetime warranty. All of these tools are covered by the full lifetime warranty: Hammers & Demolition Tools.

Where do I return broken snap on tools?

Customers may return any Product purchased from the Snap-on web site (www.snapon.com) for any reason within 30 days of delivery. To return a Product, Customer must call 1-877-762-7664 or email a return request to [email protected] to request a Return Goods Authorization form (“RGA”).

How do I replace a broken Craftsman tool?

Call 888-331-4569 for details. If the product fails to perform for any reason, we will replace it. Return damaged product to a stocking Retail Partner or call 888-331-4569 for details. No proof of purchase required.

Is Blue Point owned by Snap on?

Blue Point is a lower-end tool brand of Snap-On. They are made with the Snap-On specifications but different finish. Though Snap-On owns Blue Point, manufactures are contracted to make Blue Point tools. They are the second in quality from Snap-On.

Are Snap On Tools Made in USA?

No, Snap-On has tools made in the USA and in other countries including China for sale under the Snap-On brand. Most hand tools are still made in Milwaukee and other parts of the USA. However, many of their other tools are made outside the USA.

What hand tools are still made in the USA?

8 Great Tools Still Made in the USA Estwing Hatchet. Channellock Pliers. Klein Lineman’s Pliers. Leatherman Multitools. Vaughn and Bushnell Hammers. Hardcore Hammers. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Bench Planes. Eklind Tools Hex Keys.

Is Milwaukee made in the USA?

Only some of Milwaukee’s products are made in the USA. According to their website, they also have manufacturing facilities in China and Europe. Their main American facilities are in Brookfield, Wisconsin and three cities in Mississippi: Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch.

Are Craftsman hand tools still made in the USA?

Verdict: Is Craftsman Made in the USA? The majority of Craftsman tools are not produced in the United States. They use many third party manufacturers to make their various products. Beginning in 2010, many of Craftsman’s hand tools (manufactured by Apex Tool Group) began to be assembled in China in Taiwan.

Where are proto tools manufactured?

Yes, the vast majority of their tools are manufactured in the U.S.. A few (like higher end screwdrivers) are made in Europe. Proto, unlike Snap-On, is not ashamed of the United States and marks tools manufactured here with U.S.A.. And, their tools are manufactured to the highest standards.