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What is a wrecking bar?

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Perhaps the most recognisable form of bar, wrecking bars are designed to be able to handle a range of demolition and ripping tasks, as well as lighter work such as nail pulling, lifting and levering.

Some specialist wrecking bars are designed specifically to align bolt holes or bend pipes.

crow, jemmy, Like the pry bar, a wrecking bar may sometimes be called a jemmy (stemming from a colloquial name for the crow).

Wrecking bars may also be referred to as jimmy bars, or goosenecks. In the United States, they are frequently called ‘cat’s paws’.

What are the different types of wrecking bar?

There are eight main types of wrecking bar available. These are:
wrecking bar, bar wrecking, wrecking, crowbar, bar, red crowbar, red wrecking bar, The standard wrecking bar
adjustable wrecking bar, The adjustable wrecking bar
mini wrecking bar, wrecking bar, The mini wrecking bar
t type wrecking bar, wrecking bar, The T-type wrecking bar
gorilla bar, wrecking bar, heavy duty crowbar, The heavy-duty wrecking bar
roofing bar, crowbar, wrecking bar, The roofing crowbar and hammer
aluminium wrecking bar, aligning bar, wrecking bar, The aluminium wrecking bar
ripping chisel, straight ripping chisel, wrecking bar, wrecking chisel, The straight ripping chisel

Detailed information on each of these types is available in the pages that follow.