Last Updated on July 11, 2023
Milwaukee Non-Marring Lug Nut Sockets Improve Sleeve Durability
There are a ton of lug nut sockets available for auto techs and mechanics to choose from. Addressing some common pain points in the market, Milwaukee is updating its Shockwave socket lineup with a blueprint that avoids causing accidental damage to rims during maintenance. We’re taking a look at the Milwaukee non-marring lug nut sockets to see what they bring to the table in terms of design.
Milwaukee Non-Marring Lug Nut Sockets Overview
- Drive size: 1/2-inch
- Non-marring Armor-Guard sleeve protects rims during tire changes
- Color-coded sleeves
- Stamped, ink-filled markings for size identification
- Thin wall construction
- Dual-hole design and ring groove for easy attachment and removal
Milwaukee designed these Shockwave lug nut sockets for use with 1/2-inch drive impact wrenches, drivers, and adapters. They feature Milwaukee’s Armor-Guard sleeve, which is a durable, non-marring plastic coating that helps prevent damage to rims during tire installation or removal, while also protecting against cracking and shredding.
These sockets feature a color-coded design, with grey for metric sizes and red for standard sizes. This coupled with the stamped, ink-filled markings helps you easily identify the right socket for the job.
These Shockwave 1/2-inch sockets use a two-hole design and ring groove for easy attachment and removal.
On top of that, they feature a thin wall construction that meets ASME standards for thin wall sockets that ensures a proper fit to the fastener.
Milwaukee Non-Marring Lug Nut Sockets Price
These lug nut sockets will be available individually, ranging from $17.99 to $19.99. They will also come in sets of 3 pieces ($39.99), 5 pieces ($59.99), 9 pieces ($104.99), and 11 pieces ($129.99). You can find them at your favorite Milwaukee retailer.