Innovative Products of America's Palm Ratchets Can Access Cramped Areas

Innovative Products of America’s Palm Ratchets Can Access Cramped Areas

These smooth-action Palm Ratchets from Innovative Products of America help the tech speed through loosening and tightening of nuts and bolts. Faster than a ratcheting wrench, the palm ratchet can access "cramped" areas where there is not enough room to swing a wrench.

These smooth-action Palm Ratchets from Innovative Products of America help the tech speed through loosening and tightening of nuts and bolts. Faster than a ratcheting wrench, the palm ratchet can access “cramped” areas where there is not enough room to swing a wrench. Save valuable time and money. The fluted grip provides maximum torque and reduces slippage from greasy hands. Backed by a lifetime warranty, this innovative set of palm ratchets is a great asset to any toolbox.

• Kit includes 1/4”, 3/8” and 1/2” palm ratchets.
• Ergonomic handles for maximum speed and torque.
• Speeds through tightening and loosing of fasteners.
• Forward and reverse function.
• Packaged in a strong blow-molded case.
• Lifetime warranty.

For more information on the Palm Ratchets and other products from Innovative Products of America, call (888) 786-7899 or visit www.ipatools.com.

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