Tech Tips Blog

How to Move a Car in Tight Spaces with Jack Dollies?

Tech Tips | All About Hydraulic Jack Dollies What are hydraulic jack dollies and why do you need them? The Capri Tools hydraulic jack dollies let you lift your vehicle off the ground and move it around to another desired location. Smoothly lift your vehicle off the ground with ease using a foot operated pedal. Four jacks [...]

How to use Vacuum Brake Bleeder

Tech Tips | Brake Bleeding What is brake bleeding and why is it necessary? Brake fluid is an essential part of the brake system. The pressure you place on the brake pedal moves the brake fluid which in turn moves the brake parts to slow the wheel. Over time, brake fluids can be contaminated with [...]

Bolt cutters – Made to Destroy

Bolt cutters are heavy duty, hand-held cutting tools which can comfortably slice through tough metal objects such as chains, bolts, wire, rods and padlocks. They typically have long handles…

Bits & Sockets – Sockets for every application

Socket bits are a combination of a bit, such as a screwdriver bit, and a hex socket. Socket bits connect to a turning tool such as a ratchet in the same manner as a hex socket, using a square drive socket.

Pneumatic Tools – Built for the bigger things in life

A pneumatic tool, air tool, air-powered tool or pneumatic-powered tool is a type of power tool, driven by compressed air, supplied by an air compressor. Pneumatic tools are safer to run and maintain than their electric power tool equivalents, and have a higher power-to-weight ratio, allowing a smaller, lighter tool to accomplish the same task. […]

Classic wrenches you can’t live without

The classic wrenches still must not be missing in any tools assortment. For our wrenches products manufactured at Capri Tools use only quality tested chrome vanadium steel which is precisely forged and processed.

Conformance to ASME Standards

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a professional association that, in its own words, “promotes the art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe” via “continuing education, training and professional development, codes and standards, research, conferences and publications, government relations, and other forms of outreach. This Standard may […]

Torque calibration – Precision & Precision

The torque wrench is a key instrument in precision work, so even the smallest obstacle could offset a calibration enough to break a stud, loosen a nut or leave a stripped thread. A torque wrench that is prepped before use will guarantee the most accurate result. Clean and undamaged threads specifically define torque values on […]

Impact Socket Safety – Black vs. Chrome

Impact wrenches were designed with higher torque in mind — they bust bolts loose or torque them up in excess of 1000-foot pounds. It seems natural that when a person uses an impact wrench, they would use an impact socket.

Materials – What stuff is made out of

High Carbon Steel : The term “carbon steel” may also be used in reference to steel which is not stainless steel; in this use carbon steel may include alloy steels. As the carbon percentage content rises, steel has the ability to become harder and stronger through heat treating; however, it becomes less ductile. Regardless of the heat […]