Electricians' Essentials

Electricians Tools

ELECTRICIAN TOOL SETS

Here at Toolstore UK, we equip electricians like you, up and down the country, with the safe and efficient tools you need to do your job. Take a look below at our most popular essential tools for electricians.


HAND TOOLS


Screwdrivers are essential in the electrical industry, whether it’s a specialist VDE screwdriver or one for everyday purposes.
Screwdrivers

Screwdrivers are essential in the electrical industry, whether it’s a specialist VDE screwdriver or one for everyday purposes.

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Available individually or as sets, single or twin ended, our wide range of spanners and wrenches come from the brands you trust.
Wrenches and Spanners

Available individually or as sets, single or twin ended, our wide range of spanners and wrenches come from the brands you trust.

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Sockets attach to one end of a wrench to loosen or tighten nuts and bolts. Our socket sets provide a variety of diameters at excellent value for money.
Sockets

Sockets attach to one end of a wrench to loosen or tighten nuts and bolts. Our socket sets provide a variety of diameters at excellent value for money.

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BAHCO 111M/SH12 12pc Combi Spanner Set
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STANLEY 1 94 658 50 Pce 1/4" & 1/2" SD MicroTough Socket Set
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Essential for the management of wires and cables, pliers come in all shapes and sizes.
Pliers

Essential for the management of wires and cables, pliers come in all shapes and sizes.

 

Diagonal pliers are designed for cutting wires and can be fitted with wire-cutting blades either built into the jaws or on the handles just below the pivot.

Long-nose pliers, or needle-nose pliers, are used to bend, re-position and snip wires.

Tongue-and-groove pliers are commonly used for turning and holding nuts and bolts, gripping irregularly shaped objects, and clamping materials.

Wire strippers strip the electrical insulation from electric wires.

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Hand Saws

hand-saw

For cutting floors to walls, you need effective tools that deliver a professional result every time. A decent hand saw is essential as it is versatile enough to cut through nuts, bolts, timber, plastics and metals.

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Knives

knives

Retractable knives are very versatile, used for cutting anything from cables, carpets, vinyl, plastic and plasterboard, or even for removing cable insulation! There are various blade types available which can be replaced as required.

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POWER TOOLS


With its interchangeable drill bits and rechargeable battery, your cordless combi-drill will have multiple functions and applications, from driving screws, mounting light fixtures and drilling holes.
Combi-Drills

With its interchangeable drill bits and rechargeable battery, your cordless combi-drill will have multiple functions and applications, from driving screws, mounting light fixtures and drilling holes.

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For those times when you need to cut through floorboards to lay cables, a lightweight circular saw will glide through wood, metal or plastic depending on the blade selected.
Circular Saws

For those times when you need to cut through floorboards to lay cables, a lightweight circular saw will glide through wood, metal or plastic depending on the blade selected.

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Oscillating multi-tools are one of the handiest tools you can have. From cutting and drilling to sanding and scraping, they allow you to accomplish a variety of tasks quickly and efficiently.
Multi-Tools

Oscillating multi-tools are one of the handiest tools you can have. From cutting and drilling to sanding and scraping, they allow you to accomplish a variety of tasks quickly and efficiently.

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And don't forget your power tool accessories...


Blades

You will most likely be sawing through floorboards when laying cables so a high-quality wood blade is essential. However, it is sensible to have blades for cutting metal and plastic handy too. 

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Drill Bits

Whether you’re drilling into masonry, metal or wood, drill bits come in all shapes and sizes. And using the right drill bit for your application will give you a far more professional result in a faster time. 

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Hole Saw Sets

Our hole saw sets include ring-shaped saw blade attachments that attach to a power drill. When the drill rotates, the hole saw cuts a hole and can even be used to make holes in electrical panels or junction boxes.

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Step Bit

A step drill bit can drill through metal sheets up to 7mm. The increasing diameter of the bit enlarges the hole at each step. These are particularly convenient for creating holes quickly into junction boxes and panels.

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For Multi-Tools

As well as wiring, you probably find yourself drilling, grinding, sanding, polishing, scraping, trimming and cutting. Keep your multi-tool as versatile as possible with our huge range of multi-tool accessories, ideal for a variety of tasks. 

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Nails and Fixings

Browse our wide range of nails and fixings from the biggest and most trusted brands in the trade. Ideal for carpenters, drywallers, electricians and DIY enthusiasts, you’ll find all the nails and fixings you need to get the job done.

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STAY SAFE ON SITE


Knee Pads

Knee Pads

Many plug sockets are mounted 8 to 10 inches off the ground, so you can expect to be crouched down for long periods of time during your working day. For increased comfort invest in some quality knee pads.

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Safety Goggles

Eye protection

When you’re working on jobsites, and particularly when using power tools, flying debris and dust is a very real concern. Eye protection is important to prevent any dust or other particles from causing damaging eye injuries.

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Cut-Resistant Gloves

Safety Gloves

Reduce the chance of cuts from electrical wires with a pair of cut-resistant gloves. They’re also useful when pulling wires, where sometimes a pull can cause your hand to get cut by the sharp edges of junction boxes.

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JOB SITE ESSENTIALS


Keeping your tools accessible and safe will make your working day run a lot smoother. Tool belts allow for convenient and quick access while you work, while a sturdy tool bag or tool box for your bigger tools is essential.
Storage

Keeping your tools accessible and safe will make your working day run a lot smoother. Tool belts allow for convenient and quick access while you work, while a sturdy tool bag or tool box for your bigger tools is essential.

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You’ve got the tools. Now you need the tunes! Sing along while you work with our fantastic range of job site radios. Bluetooth, FM, DAB, USB? However you like to listen, we’ve got it covered.
Turn it up!

You’ve got the tools. Now you need the tunes! Sing along while you work with our fantastic range of job site radios. Bluetooth, FM, DAB, USB? However you like to listen, we’ve got it covered.

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