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Do basin tap wrenches come in different sizes?

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Fixed basin wrenches

Fixed basin tap wrench, Basin Wrench Basin wrench 1/2in x 3/4in, (15 X 22mm) accurately manufactured from cast iron. Ideal for use in awkward places, eg. back nuts fitted to taps behind sinks or baths. Because fixed basin wrenches are designed specifically for removing tap backnuts, their sizes correspond with the standard sizes of plumbing nuts and fittings, typically BSP 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch which give an AF (across flats) measurement of 27mm and 32mm.

Adjustable basin wrenches

adjustable basin wrench Adjustable Basin Wrench 6mm - 25mm These basin wrenches have adjustable spring action jaws that maintain an automatic grip on pipe fittings. The forged steel jaws turn 180 degrees for greater flexibility. Essential tool for use on compression fittings, copper or polythene, on basins and baths. Adjustable Jaw Tool for 6 - 25mm Adjustable basin wrenches can fit over a wider range of nuts but they are still limited to certain sizes.

For example, this model has jaws that can fit onto nuts 6mm-25mm (1/4 – 1 inch).

Adjustable Basin Wrench The Monument adjustable basin wrenches are ideal for use in tightening or loosening nuts in awkward positions, particularly those underneath basins or baths. The teeth on the jaws will grip uneven shapes etc. The swivelling head allows access where fixed spanners will not operate and the solid steel handle has profiled end to allow attachment of socket and extension for longer reach. Correct heat treatment of all components ensures a long life. Supplied with small and medium jaws. Size 15 and 22mm, 1/2 and 3/4 in Adjustable basin wrenches are available with larger jaws or you can buy one that has interchangeable jaws for a wider range of uses.
Spare Jaws 350L, 351O & 352R Spare jaws to fit all Monument adjustable wrenches. Monument 352R. Size: Large 50mm (2 in). Technical Specs Size: Large 50mm (2 in). Smaller and larger interchangeable jaws can be bought separately.

Jaws typically come in sizes that can be used on nuts and fittings measuring between 15mm-50mm (5/8 – 2 inch).

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Box spanner basin wrenches

Box spanner tap wrench basin wrench Tap Back Nut Spanner 27 x 32mm, Tommy Bar Faithfull Tap backnut spanner is a double ended box spanner used for the removal or fitting of brass and nylon tap back nuts on basins. Supplied complete with a Tommy bar. Spanner Sizes: 27mm and 32mm. Box spanner basin wrenches come in a wide variety of sizes depending on your needs.

However, the most common sizes match the typical sizes of nuts used in plumbing fixtures and pipe fittings: 8mm, 10mm, 15mm, 22mm, 28mm, 32mm, and 38mm etc.

Box spanner basin wrench internal diameter across flats AF wonkee donkee tools DIY guide Box spanner basin wrenches are measured by the internal width of their hexagonal sockets across the flats.