Impact Sockets

Air Ratchet & Impact Gun Sockets

Using standard sockets with an impact can be dangerous due to shattering the sockets. When you are using an impact wrench, you need a quality set of impact sockets. Eastwood offers a large selection of impact sockets and lug nut sockets.

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  • GearWrench 84942 12 Pc. Deep Imp Sock SAE 1/2 Dr.

    GearWrench 84942 12 Pc. Deep Imp Sock SAE 1/2 Dr.

    3/8" thru 1-1/16" deep chrome-moly sockets for heavy-duty impact jobs
    $121.99
    3/8" thru 1-1/16" deep chrome-moly sockets for heavy-duty impact jobs
    $121.99
  • 7 Piece Protect Impact Socket Set ATD Tools 4357

    7 Piece Protect Impact Socket Set ATD Tools 4357

    Crafted of high-quality chrome-molybdenum alloy
    $72.99
    Crafted of high-quality chrome-molybdenum alloy
    $72.99
  • 5 Piece 1/2 in Drive Torque Extension Bar Set

    5 Piece 1/2 in Drive Torque Extension Bar Set

    Crafted of high-quality chrome-molybdenum alloy
    $72.99
    Crafted of high-quality chrome-molybdenum alloy
    $72.99
  • 1/2 in Drive 13 Piece Deep Impact Set

    1/2 in Drive 13 Piece Deep Impact Set

    Crafted of high-quality chrome-molybdenum alloy
    $55.99
    Crafted of high-quality chrome-molybdenum alloy
    $55.99
  • 10 Piece 3/8 in Metric Impact Socket Set

    10 Piece 3/8 in Metric Impact Socket Set

    SureGrip® hex design drives the side of the hex, not the corner
    $199.99
    SureGrip® hex design drives the side of the hex, not the corner
    $199.99
  • 3/8 in Drive 12 Piece Metric Impact Socket Set

    3/8 in Drive 12 Piece Metric Impact Socket Set

    SureGrip® hex design drives the side of the hex, not the corner
    $92.99
    SureGrip® hex design drives the side of the hex, not the corner
    $92.99
  • Fairmount Tools 8 Piece Axle Nut Socket Set

    FAIRMOUNT® Tools 8 Piece Axle Nut Socket Set

    Service and access front wheel nuts with these lock-nut axle sockets
    $39.99
    Service and access front wheel nuts with these lock-nut axle sockets
    $39.99
  • Eastwood Damaged Lug Nut Removal

    Eastwood Damaged Lug Nut Removal

    Removes 17mm, 19mm & 21mm lug nuts

    Special Price $14.97

    Regular Price: $16.99

    Save: $2.02

    Removes 17mm, 19mm & 21mm lug nuts

    Special Price $14.97

    Regular Price: $16.99

    Save: $2.02

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Regular sockets are not manufactured to withstand the high speed and torque of air powered impact wrenches.Eastwood offers high quality impact sockets that will be safe to use on your impact gun and will give you many years of service.

Plenty of people use regular sockets with air impact wrenches, but this leads to plenty of broken sockets, and sometimes rounded off fasteners.The softer nature of regular, non-impact, sockets can also mean you aren't applying all the torque your impact gun can deliver to the job. If you need every lb/ft you can muster to break free an old rusty bolt, you need proper impact sockets.

Its also a safety issue. Broken sockets can splinter and send pieces all over. Impact sockets are heavier duty, thicker cast steel, and specially alloyed metals to make them less sensitive to the sudden force an impact wrench can apply. Eastwood carries a full line of inch and metric sizes in both 3/8 inch and 1/2 inch drive, plus extensions and even impact rated universal joints.