WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT USING A SCREWDRIVER?

Types of screwdriver

In general, a screwdriver is different from each other in terms of its tip and what kind of screw it drives. The 2 most common tips are the slot head and the Phillips head.

  • Slot head or regular screwdriver

A slot head screwdriver is made with a flat blade which fits in the slot of any usual screws. In fact, it is the oldest and most common type of screwdriver in the market.

  • Phillips head screwdriver

A Phillips head screwdriver consists of a four-star point at the tip, which would fit in the corresponding shallow of the screw and cross-shaped depression. This shape allows you to use more torque than a flathead model.

While those are the most common kinds of screwdriver, some other types are available for various tasks. Continue reading