Gray Tools Official Blog

May 16, 2016


How to Choose and Maintain Your Next Torque Wrench

The torque wrench is probably the most important tool for professionals working in industries such as aerospace, automotive and industrial, who are responsible for securing critical parts to exact tolerances with zero margin for error.

Choosing a reliable torque wrench will not only help you perform the basic fastening job. It will also provide the peace of mind that everything was done according to required specifications.

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April 05, 2016


A Career as Millwright: Everything You Need To Know

Millwrights are an elite group of craftsmen who work primarily in metal and with equipment and machinery requiring precision. Nearly every industry requires millwrights, including energy, automotive, refinery, manufacturing, transportation, food processing, pharmaceutical, nuclear, and postal service.

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March 10, 2016


Announcing the Gray Loyalty Club

Since its launch in 1912, the Gray brand has enjoyed the support of its loyal fans through the ups and downs of the last century.

The Gray Loyalty Club, launched March 1st, is our way of showing our appreciation. All you have to do to join is open an account on

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March 03, 2016


Hand Punches and Chisels - A Complete Guide

Punches and chisels have been in use for centuries. In fact, next to striking tools they are likely the oldest tools in the history of humanity.

In prehistoric times these tools were used for performing survival tasks such as carving wood, forming stone, and preparing and fabricating clothing.

Today hand held punches and chisels are used for removing pins and bushings, and cutting or splitting steel objects.

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February 24, 2016


The Gray Tools Story-Expansion Into Hand Tools

In 1919, when sales of war machinery to the Canadian government declined, the company turned to selling ball bearings. It was felt that these could be sold into a large segment of the industrial market, since they could be used individually or incorporated into many other devices and machines.

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February 09, 2016


Gray Tools donates $20,000 in hand tools to five vocational schools in Peel District School Board

Mississauga, ON, Mar. 5, 2013– Gray Tools Canada Inc., the only industrial-quality manufacturer of hand tools in Canada, today donated a range of hand tools, valued at $20,000, to five vocational schools within the Peel District School Board. Read full article

January 26, 2016


Locking Tools 101

Have you ever wished you had an extra hand or pair of hands when working on a project?

In these instances locking tools can come in extremely handy. They are designed to act like a third hand when you need to grab, clamp or hold a workpiece in place.

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