What Is a Flare Nut Wrench Used for?


A flare nut wrench is a tool that looks kike a box end wrench except with a small section of the end removed so it can be slipped over a hose or tube. It is used to provide grip and mechanical advantage in applying torque to turn objects, usually rotary fasteners such as nuts and bolts.
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The flare nut wrench is a basic tool used for all sizes of hexagonal nuts and is also known as hex nuts. This wrench is similar to the box wrench in design with only a few minor differences. A flare nut wrench is used for a wide array of purposes which makes it a must-have in any complete tool box.
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