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Xcelite Tools Company History & Lore

Ham Radio History 0 Comments 07/185/2024 


Posted By: Robert Nickels (W9RAN)
Posted on 07/185/2024

From Park Metalware in the 1920's to "Xcelite by Weller" and present day....

Xcelite was the first company to make a plastic handle screwdriver, and also the first to coin the term "nut driver". Their color coded nut drivers were frequently used by electronics technicians and hobbiests from the 1940's all the way to today.

Interesting history of the Xcelite tools used by most electronics hobbyists.


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