ANNANDALE, MINN. (April 22, 2021) — Malco Products, SBC, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of high-quality, American-made tools for professional use, announced the expansion of its best-selling line of C-RHEX ® cleanable, reversible magnetic hex drivers to include 7- and 8-millimeter hex sizes. These new millimeter models will be available in three lengths: 2-inch, 4-inch, and 6-inch.
“The trade professionals who use our C-RHEX drivers on the job requested these new millimeter sizes for servicing goods sourced from overseas and in regions such as Europe and Canada where 7- and 8-millimeter screws are common,” said Nancy Gunnerson, marketing manager for Malco Products. “This expansion reflects our tradition of responding to end-user feedback by introducing versatile products to address emerging market needs for new specializations and more customization.”
In 2017, Malco first released its classic dual-sided 1/4-inch and 5/16-inch C-RHEX drivers, allowing users to quickly change between popular hex sizes and eliminate troublesome buildup of sheet metal shavings with the swipe of a glove or towel. Available in four lengths, C-RHEX drivers are quick to set up and change between sizes while the driver shank remains installed in the drill chuck.
Since the initial introduction, the C-RHEX line now includes the new 7- and 8-millimeter hex sizes, in addition to the existing 8- and 10-millimeter; 6- and 8-millimeter; 5/16- and 3/8-inch; and 1/4- and 5/16-inch drivers.
“The 7-millimeter hex size is specially designed with a slim profile for trade pros to gain easier access in tight spaces for increased productivity,” Gunnerson added. “This niche size, paired with the 8-millimeter hex, is a great option for service applications where 5/16-inch screws are commonly used.”