Introduce yourself! The selector switch that selects a desired direction of rotation also functions to provide a positive driving surface for manual exertion of torque cordless ratchet by an operator and as a ratchet to permit rotation in the opposite direction when the wrench is ratcheting.
Similar to the compressed-air ratchets, they enable us to get right into some tight spots that are either very difficult for us to get a good amount of beefy torque with our hand tools, or are simply impossible to latch onto with our larger and bulkier impact wrenches.
The following are trademarks for one or more DEWALT power tools, accessories, anchors and concrete adhesives: The yellow and black color scheme; the D”-shaped air intake grill; the array of pyramids on the handgrip; the kit box configuration; and the array of lozenge-shaped humps on the surface of the tool.
Finally, the two positive contacts 216 and 218 are disposed below and in contact with the cantilevered portions 180 and 182 respectively so that one or the other of the cantilevered portions 180 and 182 can be pressed out of electrical contact with the positive contacts 216 and 218 and into electrical contact with the contact surface 202 to apply power in one direction or the other to the motor 108, which is connected to the terminals 184 and 186 of the motor switch contacts 176 and 178.
While cordless impact wrenches have enjoyed an increase in popularity in recent years, the lesser known but affordable and handy cordless ratchet has become an excellent accessory tool for pretty much every tool slinger, as well as a must-have for mechanics.