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Insert and power drive bits are available to meet a huge variety of fastener styles including Phillips, Slotted, Torx®, Torx Plus®, Torx® Tamper Resistant, Torx Plus® Tamper Resistant, Pozidriv®, Sel-o-fit®, Quadrex®, Frearson, B.N.A.E., Socket Head, Square Recess, Torq-Set®, MorTorq®, Tri-Wing®, Hi-Torque® and Triple Square.

Phillips Bits

Click here to see how to select the correct Phillips point size.

Slotted Bits

Click here to see how to select the correct Slotted Bit.

Torx® Bits

Torx® fasteners are becoming more and more common in automotive and appliance assembly. Apex provides a full selection of bits for Torx screws.

Click here to see the difference between Torx® and Torx Plus® bits.

Torx® and Torxalign® are registered trademarks of Acument Intellectual Properties, LLC.

Torx Plus® Bits

Torx Plus® bits and fasteners feature a greater engagement area for higher torque transfer and reduced camout when driving Torx Plus® fasteners. They can provide up to 100% more drive cycles. Torx Plus® bits are not compatible with standard Torx® fasteners.

Click here to see the difference between Torx® and Torx Plus® bits.

Torx®, Torx Plus® and Torxalign® are registered trademarks of Acument Intellectual Properties, LLC.

Pozidriv® Bits

The shallow "cross" indention in the screw head identifies a Pozidriv® fastener. The Pozidriv® bit and recess design provides contact than a standard Phillips for more torque with less possibility of camout.

Click here to see the difference between a Phillips and a Pozidriv® screw.

Pozidriv® is a registered trademark of the Phillips Screw Company.

Sel-O-Fit® Bits

Sel-O-Fit® bits are designed to provide a more efficient means of driving Pozidriv® screws.
The Sel-O-Fit® bit places torque on the strongest and most mechanically advantageous portion of the driver tip.
This allows more torque to be applied while minimizing the possibility of breakage and camout.

Sel-O-Fit® is a registered trademark of Cooper Industries.

Quadrex® Bits

The Phillips/square screw drive, also known as the Quadrex® or SPAX screw drive, is a combination of the Phillips and Robertson screw drives. While a standard Phillips or Robertson tool can be used, there is a dedicated tool for it that increases the surface area between the tool and the fastener so it can handle more torque.

Frearson Bits

The Frearson recess is designed so that any size bit will fit any size recess. Choose bits on the basis of body diameter - the larger the screw, the larger the body diameter.

B.N.A.E Bits

French recess bits. The name comes from the Bureau de Normalisation de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace.

Socket Head Bits

Click here to see how to select the correct SAE Socket Head.
Click here to see how to select the correct Metric Socket Head.

Socket Head with Square Drive

We carry Socket Head Bits with Square Drive Adapters in both SAE and Metric measurements. The socket head bit is one of the most common screw drives. It is used in automotive repair, technology and heavy industry sectors, and the aviation industry.

Square Recess Bits

A square, also known as a Robertson, screw drive has a square-shaped socket in the screw head and a square protrusion on the tool. Both the tool and the socket have a taper, which makes inserting the tool easier, and also tends to help keep the screw on the tool tip without the user needing to hold it there.

Pipe Plug Inserts

For pipe plug inserts use SC and RP bit holders found here.

Torq-Set® Bits

Torq-Set® is a cruciform screw drive used in torque-sensitive applications. The Torq-Set® head is similar in appearance to a Phillips drive in that it has a cross with 4 arms. In Torq-Set® however, the arms of the cross are offset from each other, so they do not align to form intersecting slots across the top of the head.

Torq-Set® and ACR® are registered trademarks of the Phillips Screw Company.

MorTorq® Bits

The MorTorq® drive, developed by the Phillips Screw Company, is a format used in automotive and aerospace applications. It is designed to be a lightweight, low-profile and high-strength drive, with full contact over the entire recess wing reducing risk of stripping.

Other drive sizes/types and point sizes can be quoted.

Mortorq® is a registered trademark of Phillips Screw Company.

Tri-Wing® Bits

The Tri-Wing®, also known as triangular slotted, screw drive has three radial slots. It is usually used on electronics equipment. Tri-Wing®, as the name suggests, is a screw with three "wings" and a small triangular hole in the center. A variation is a kind where the three "wings" are joined in the center (with no triangular hole).

ACR® and Tri-Wing® are registered trademarks of the Phillips Screw Company.

Hi-Torque® Bits

The Hi-Torque® recess was designed to provide very high installation and removal torques, very shallow recess for use on 120° and 130° flush fasteners in thin skins, and to reduce the need for end-load of the driver by the operator while installing and removing screws.

Hi-Torque® - Rudy Vaughn, Licensor

Triple Square Bits

Triple square, also known as XZN, is a type of screw drive with 12 equally spaced tips, each with a 90 degree angle. Its name derives from overlaying 3 equal squares to form such a pattern with 12 right-angled tips

Finder Sleeves

A finder sleeve makes it easy to engage slotted fasteners with the bit. It guides the bit so there is less "searching" for the proper alignment between blade and slot.

Industrial Bit Kits

Tool kit includes plastic carrying case with bits.
APEX FASTENERS, Inc - 15858 Business Center Drive - Irwindale, CA 91706 USA
APEX Fasteners supplies standard and custom screws, nut retainers, shoulder screws, plastites and taptites, all types of rivets, spring steel fasteners and special stampings, sems screws in standard, fractional or metric to electronics, aviation and other OEM industries worldwide. custom manufactures screw machine components for electronic enclosure hardware as well as cold forming and cold headed specials for assembly and production requirements.
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