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The best ¼ socket sets for secure fits and repairs

Just one slip can mean serious injuries and damage to your business’s wallet and reputation. Luckily, simple-to-use socket sets will lock your components into place as firmly as possible. Turn to these tools to keep accidents at bay.

The set contains 40 pieces with a 72-tooth ratchet that locks equipment into place. Attachment sizes are in both English and metric sizes for every kind of nut and bolt gauge. Let’s look at our favorite choices.

EPAuto Drive Socket Set

Best Overall

This socket set has 40 pieces with a 72-tooth ratchet all made of hardened treated chrome vanadium steel alloy (Cr-V). All pieces are mirror-polished, chrome-plated, and corrosion-resistant to withstand all environments and weather. A black plastic organizing case is included for easy storage.

Neiko Master Hex Bit Socket Set

Best Hex Bit Socket Size

This 32-Piece Master Hex Bit Socket Set makes a great addition to any tool box for a wide variety of fastener applications. The hex key bits are made of premium S2 alloy steel for optimal hardness and durability, reducing wear outs through multiple uses. The Allen hex bit tips have chamfered (sloping) ends for quick and easy insertion and wear-and-tear protection for your bits and fasteners. The sockets are made of high-strength chrome vanadium steel, providing maximum torque to tighten multiple types of fasteners, and it is proven resistant against rust, grime, and corrosion. The socket set comes in a blow molded case for easy organization and storage.

DEWALT Drive Socket Set

Best Heavy-duty

This 25-Piece Socket Set includes 22 sockets of Standard and Metric sizes, a ratchet, extension, and drill adapter. The sockets include DirectTorque technology to help ensure the rounding of fasteners and provide a better grip. The 72-piece ratchet helps with tight spaces. All pieces have a polished chrome vanadium finish that withstands rust and corrosion. The set comes in a yellow and black box for easy storage and organization.

Proper socket sets help you access hard-to-reach places and keep your equipment as firmly in place as possible. Use these at your business to prevent injuries and save lives.