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Socket Markings

Large, Stamped Markings

  • Permanently impressed into the material by a roll-stamp die
  • As large as possible while still being readable along the socket's curved surface
  • Clearly visible size numbers with extra-deep outline
Socket Markings
Deep-length socket in tight, recessed area

Fully Stepped Shoulders

Narrowed diameter stretches to the base of the socket on small, deep-length sizes. This provides greater reach into tight, recessed areas.

Tekton deep-length socket with fully stepped shoulers
Socket cut in half

Exterior + Interior Finishes

  • Chrome-plated exterior is highly corrosion resistant and wipes clean to a mirror finish
  • Interior is protected against rust with clear coat, rather than commonly-used metallic paint
Socket cut in half
12-Point Socket Opening

12-Point Socket Opening

Get more access positions for multiple types of fasteners

12-Point Socket Fastener Types

Prevents Fastener Round-Off

12-Point Socket Grips Sides

Radiused corners prevent fastener round-off by applying force to a fastener's flat sides, rather than its corners.

Drive tool engaging socket

Secure Drive Tool Engagement

  • Four detent grooves provide a secure connection with the retaining ball of a drive tool
  • Beveled inner rims help guide the socket onto other tools

High Torque Strength

Meets minimum value of 1.2 times the ANSI standard for Proof Torque. Verified by a single-cycle test that applies torque until specified value is reached without failure or permanent deformation.


1/2 inch drive deep-length sockets torque specs chart (metric series)
Source: ASME B107.5M - 2002


1/2 inch drive deep-length sockets torque specs chart (inch series)
Source: ASME B107.1 - 2002


1/2 Inch Drive x 1-5/16 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket

Specs for 1/2 Inch Drive x 1-5/16 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket
Country of Origin
Item Weight
1.33 lb.