Screwdrivers

A screwdriver is the most common hand tool found in any toolbox or household. Their primary purpose is to loosen or tighten screws. There are many head types and lengths to choose from depending on the material and applications. RS Components offer a huge range of the most popular brands such as; Bahco, CooperTools, Facom, Wera, Knipex, Wiha, Weller, Stanley and RS PRO with large stock quantities.


Get the right screwdriver!


Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or a tradesperson it is very important to have the right screwdriver to avoid damaging screw heads and driver tips. View our screwdrivers guide which illustrates all the available screwdriver options to help you select the model that best suits you and your projects.


Screwdriver Elements


Before choosing a screwdriver or Screwdriver Set it's important to consider your application, comfort, and design before making a considered purchase.


Measurement:This can be either a metric measurment (mm) or imperial (inches). While this may just appear to be a simple unit difference, metric and imperial threads are different from each other when using thread gauges, so it is important to know which unit of measurement you should be using.


Handle: Generally shaped to prevent rolling on flat surfaces and can also be ergonomic to improve comfort. Most commonly the handles are made of a composite of hard plastic such as cellulose acetate or thermoplastic rubber to improve grip.


Shaft: Made of strong steel to ensure that bending or twisting deformation does not occur when applying force. The shafts are round or has a hexagonal shape for more torque transfer.


Tips: An important part of a screwdriver, it make’s contact with the screw head and delivers the rotating force (torque). There is virtually an unlimited choice of tips and sizes, they are usually variations of the most popular shapes and made from materials such as;



  • Titanium, Stainless steel

  • Tool grade steel or (S2)

  • High-speed steel or (HSS)

  • Chromium-vanadium-molybdenum steel

  • Non-sparking metals to reduce combustion risk


What are the most common types?


The most common are slotted screwdriver, Pozidriv (PZ), Phillips (PH) and Flathead (also known as a standard) Torx (T or TX) and Terminal.


What does VDE Approved mean?


VDE approval ensures that tools like screwdrivers are safe to use when working with electricity. A VDE approved tool means that it has passed a series of rigorous tests ensuring the quality, safety, construction, and ergonomics have been met.


What does ESD mean?


ESD Anti-Static screwdrivers are made for use on sensitive electronic components by allowing controlled dissipation of static build-up. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the release of static electricity when two elements encounter each other.


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Description Price Tip Type Tip Size Screwdriver Type Blade Length Overall Length VDE/1000V Approved Blade Material Handle Material ESD Safe Blade Finish Height Safe Non Sparking Drive Shape Drive Size
RS Stock No. 665-8365
Mfr. Part No.66-344M
BrandStanley
SGD8.27
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Flat, Phillips PH0, PH1, 1/8 in, 5/32 in Interchangeable 45 mm 5.25 in - Steel - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 573-384
BrandRS PRO
SGD21.51
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Flat, Phillips PH1; PH2; Slotted: 3/16 in; 9/32 in Interchangeable - 185 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 288-7685
Mfr. Part No.BE-8010S
BrandBahco
SGD16.26
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Flat 0.4 x 2.5 mm Standard 75 mm 197 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 241-7769
BrandRS PRO
SGD9.21
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Flat, Phillips PH1; PH2; Slotted: 1/4 in; 3/16 in Stubby 50 mm 75 mm - Chrome Vanadium Molybdenum Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 228-4187
BrandRS PRO
SGD12.33
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Phillips PH1 Long Reach 350 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 288-7691
Mfr. Part No.BE-8220S
BrandBahco
SGD16.99
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Flat 0.5 x 3 mm Standard 100 mm 222 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 438-4324
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.214
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Flat 1/8 in Standard 100 mm 155 mm - - Plastic - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 613-858
BrandRS PRO
SGD5.72
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Phillips PH2 Stubby 38 mm - - Chrome Vanadium Steel Cellulose Acetate - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 288-7708
Mfr. Part No.BE-8230S
BrandBahco
SGD17.54
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Flat 0.6 x 3.5 mm Standard 100 mm 222 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 253-021
BrandRS PRO
SGD13.61
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Phillips PH2 Standard 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 288-7714
Mfr. Part No.BE-8040S
BrandBahco
SGD18.21
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Flat 0.8 x 4 mm Standard 100 mm 222 mm Yes Alloy Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 252-999
BrandRS PRO
SGD15.67
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Phillips PH3 Standard 150 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 547-975
BrandRS PRO
SGD37.97
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Flat 0.8 mm Gripping Driver 150 mm - - - Plastic - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 473-893
Mfr. Part No.AT3.5X75VE
BrandFacom
SGD12.41
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Flat 0.6 x 3.5 mm Standard 75 mm 179 mm Yes Carbon Steel Polyamide and Polyurethane Sleeve - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 253-144
BrandRS PRO
SGD11.42
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Flat 4 mm Standard 100 mm - Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 323-2171
Mfr. Part No.028008
BrandWera
SGD13.47
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Torx TX15 Standard 80 mm - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 264-8698
Mfr. Part No.BE-8620
BrandBahco
SGD27.48
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Phillips PH2 Standard 100 mm 222 mm - Alloy Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-4149
BrandRS PRO
SGD5.51
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Phillips PH0 Standard 50 mm 123 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 243-579
BrandRS PRO
SGD6.34
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Flat 3 mm Precision 100 mm 210 mm - Chrome Vanadium Steel PP; TPR - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 450-0857
BrandRS PRO
SGD9.57
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Flat 4 mm Standard 100 mm 200 mm Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel Bi-material - - - - - -