American/USA Made Socket Sets


We are compiling a list of American ratchet and socket set manufacturers and brands, including large corporations, small companies and individuals that produce sockets in the United States.


This list may include sockets produced and assembled from parts and materials 100% manufactured here in America, but some may also contain a percentage produced outside the USA.

Manufacturers List

Sockets & Sets

Armstrong Tools

Armstrong Tools are still, and will continue to be made in the U.S.A. They are designed and manufactured for professional tool users and continue to be manufactured with uncompromising quality.

Their Sumter, South Carolina facility has been manufacturing tools for over 40 years.  With almost 400K square feet of floor space they currently manufacture an extensive listing of Armstrong products, including, ratchets, sockets, ratcheting wrenches, universal joints, impact sockets, screwdrivers & more.

Bondhus Corporation

Bondhus is located in Monticello, Minnesota. Their ball, hex, and TORX® tools are made in thier Monticello manufacturing facility, just across the street from the Mighty Mississippi River.

Bondhus tools can be found in tool boxes around the globe, Machinists and automotive repair shops find them indispensable. Printing press operators use them, so do dentists and the makers of artificial limbs. Bicycle repair kits everywhere contain some version of their tools. Jazz, rock, and pop musicians who play guitars also use Bondhus tools.

Bondhus manufactures the highest quality ball end, hex and TORX® tools available, and every tool is backed by an unconditional lifetime warranty.

Proto Industrial Tools

Proto offers a complete line of more than 5,000 tools and sets that are manufactured to the highest standards in the USA. Proto tools exceed ASME specifications, feature TorquePlus™ drive configuration on sockets and wrenches, and carry a limited lifetime warranty. As a result, Proto is the most recognized brand and the most often used hand tool in the industry.

When you buy from PROTO® you aren’t just buying tools. You are really buying confidence in our tools that will help keep you working longer and safer. To ensure this, the PROTO® brand must always be unique in the marketplace, relevant to our customer’s work style, and authentic to our company’s values and heritage.

S-K Socket Sets

At a time when other companies are taking manufacturing jobs overseas, SK has recommitted itself to American quality and the American tradesman. With forging facilities in Colorado Springs and a brand new manufacturing and distribution center in Sycamore, IL, all SK professional tools are crafted with American steel right here in the U.S.A. for quality and precision you can trust.

Wright Tools

Wright Tool manufactures more than 4000 of the highest quality hand tools for the professional. All Wright manufactured products are 100% MADE IN USA, and carries a lifetime guaranty against manufacturing defects.

Although they are made in the U.S.A., their reach is global, supporting the global infrastructure with reach in areas such as Dubai, Spain, and Russia. they make heavy-duty hand tools you have come to depend on in industries such as refinery, power generation, distribution & transmission, mining, and wind turbines. All around the world end-users know if they need a heavy-duty hand tool they can rely on to keep them safe, they need a Wright tool.

SAE Sockets & Sets



Page created Sep 24, 2015, and last reviewed Monday, November 23, 2015 by

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¼ Drive SAE

Armstrong ¼ Drive Sockets

Armstrong 10 Pc. 1/4 Drive 6 Point Socket Set


¼ Drive SAE sockets are available in 3 rail sets and 26 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 3/16 to 13/16, in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations. They are manufactured from highest alloy steel using the most modern manufacturing processes and are heat treated for greater strength and durability. With a radiused corner design that engages the flats of the fastener, not the corners, helps to provide up to 15% -20% more torque while reducing fastener rounding.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 15-240
10 Pc. 1/4" Drive 12 Point Socket Set

Catalog Number: 15-245
10 Pc. 1/4" Drive 6 Point Socket Set

Catalog Number: 15-249A
10 Pc. 1/4" Drive 12 Point Socket Set


Proto ¼ Drive Sockets

Proto J47104
¼ Drive SAE sockets are available in 3 rail sets and 28 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 1/4 to 5/8, in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations.

Manufactured to exceed ASME B107 specifications, Proto sockets have a hardness rating of 47 to 51 HRC. Proto leads the industry in the breadth and depth of its product line, and have added more new sizes to their 1/4" Drive sockets.

With TorquePlus technology, their sockets grip fasteners tighter than a conventional socket can, enabling you to solidly seat fasteners and more easily break stubborn fasteners free.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: J47104
Proto® 1/4" Drive 10 Piece Socket Set - 12 Point

Catalog Number: 110-CNB
Blackhawk™ by Proto® 1/4" Drive 6Pt 10 Piece Socket Set

Catalog Number: 110-A
Blackhawk™ by Proto® 1/4" Drive 12Pt 10 Piece Socket Set


Wright ¼ Drive Sockets

Wright 212X
¼ Drive SAE sockets are available in 4 rail and box sets and 23 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 5/32 to 9/16, in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations.

All tools are forged using tough 4140 alloy steel. Hot-forging gives their products excellent grain flow for higher toughness, longer wear and better reliability than cold-formed tools.

The Wright Drive 6 & 12-point design distributes contact stress evenly over a larger contact area and away from the fastener corners. The result is ten times more socket-to-fastener contact area than conventional sockets. This design also increases leverage while decreasing rounding and distortion of fasteners.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 200
1/4" Dr., 10 Pc., 6 Pt. Std. Socket Set, 5/32" - 1/2", on a Rail

Catalog Number: 209
1/4" Dr., 10 Pc., 12 Pt. Std. Socket Set, 3/16"-9/16", on a clip rail

Catalog Number: 212
1/4" Dr., 12 Pc.. 6 Pt., Std. Socket Set, 3/16"-1/2", in a Box


Catalog Number: 218
1/4" Dr., 18 Pc., 6 Pt Std. & Special 8 Pt. Std. Socket Set, 3/16"-3/8", in a Box


⅜ Drive SAE

SK ⅜ Drive Sockets

SK 4613
⅜ Drive SAE standard sockets are available in 2 rail sets and 27 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 1/4 to 1", in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations.

Tested Tough means exactly that – S•K products have been tested tough. S•K wants to provide only the best and toughest products. In order to do this they have put their products through rigorous testing and extreme environmental conditions in order to develop products that will last you a lifetime.

The high polish finish ensures long life and maximum corrosion resistance. All sockets feature the SureGrip hex design, which drives the side of the fastener, not the corner, to avoid edge breakage.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 4613
SK 13 Piece 3/8-Inch Drive 6 Point 1/4-Inch to 1-Inch Socket Set

Catalog Number: 4653
SK Hand Tools 4653 13-Piece 3/8-Inch Drive 12 Point Standard Fractional Socket Set

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½ Drive SAE

SK ½ Drive Sockets

SK 4113-6
½ drive SAE standard sockets are available in 2 rail sets, 2 boxed sets and 40 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 3/8 to 1 1/2", in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations.

Tested Tough means exactly that – S•K products have been tested tough. S•K wants to provide only the best and toughest products. In order to do this they have put their products through rigorous testing and extreme environmental conditions in order to develop products that will last you a lifetime.

The high polish finish ensures long life and maximum corrosion resistance. All sockets feature the SureGrip hex design, which drives the side of the fastener, not the corner, to avoid edge breakage.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 4113-6
SK 4113-6 13 Piece 1/2-Inch Drive 6 Point 7/16-Inch to 1-1/4-Inch Standard Socket Set

Catalog Number: 4120
SK 4120 19 Piece 1/2-Inch Drive 6 Point 3/8-Inch to 1-1/2-Inch Socket Set

Catalog Number: 4121
SK 4121 19 Piece 1/2-Inch Drive 12 Point 3/8-Inch to 1-1/2-Inch Standard Socket Set

Catalog Number: 4122
SK 4122 15 Piece 1/2-Inch Drive 12 Point 3/8-Inch to 1-1/4-Inch Standard Socket Set

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All Sockets     All SAE

¾ Drive SAE

1 inch Drive SAE

Metric Sockets & Sets

¼ Drive Metric

Armstrong ¼ Drive Metric Sockets

Armstrong 44-215


¼ drive metric sockets are available in 2 rail sets and 28 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 4 to 15mm, in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations. They are manufactured from highest alloy steel using the most modern manufacturing processes and are heat treated for greater strength and durability. With a radiused corner design that engages the flats of the fastener, not the corners, helps to provide up to 15% -20% more torque while reducing fastener rounding.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 44-322A
10 Pc. 1/4" Drive 6 Point Metric Socket Set


Catalog Number: 44-215
12 Pc. 1/4" Drive 6 Point Metric Socket Set

All Sockets     All Metric

⅜ Drive Metric

Proto ⅜ Drive Metric Sockets

Proto 3818-M
⅜ drive metric sockets are available in 6 rail sets, 5 boxed sets and 42 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 6 to 26mm, in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations.

Manufactured to exceed ASME B107 specifications, Proto sockets have a hardness rating of 47 to 51 HRC. Proto leads the industry in the breadth and depth of its product line, and have added more new sizes to their 1/4" Drive sockets.

With TorquePlus technology, their sockets grip fasteners tighter than a conventional socket can, enabling you to solidly seat fasteners and more easily break stubborn fasteners free.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: J52212
Proto J52212 12 Piece 6 Point 3/8" Drive Metric Socket Set

Catalog Number: 3818-M
Blackhawk By Proto 3818-M 6 Point Drive Metric Set, 3/8-Inch, 18-Piece

Manufacturers Site:

All Sockets     All Metric

½ Drive Metric

Wright ½ Drive Sockets

Wright #469
½ drive metric sockets are available in 2 rail and 1 box sets and 40 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 9 to 36mm, in 6, 8 & 12 point configurations.

All tools are forged using tough 4140 alloy steel. Hot-forging gives their products excellent grain flow for higher toughness, longer wear and better reliability than cold-formed tools.

The Wright Drive 6 & 12-point design distributes contact stress evenly over a larger contact area and away from the fastener corners. The result is ten times more socket-to-fastener contact area than conventional sockets. This design also increases leverage while decreasing rounding and distortion of fasteners.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 469
1/2" Dr., 18 Pc., 12 Pt. Std. Metric Socket Set, 12mm-32mm, on a Rail

Catalog Number: 472
1/2" Dr., 22 Pc. 12 Pt. Std. Metric Socket Set, 9mm-32mm, in a Box

Manufacturers Site:

All Sockets     All Metric

¾ Drive Metric

1 inch Drive Metric

Deep Sockets & Sets

¼ Drive Deep Sockets

SK ¼ Drive Deep Sockets

SK 41880
SK ¼ drive SAE deep sockets are available in 3 rail sets and 30 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 3/16 to 9/16", in the semi-deep (1.25") and 1/8 to 9/16" in the deep sockets (2") in 6 & 12 point configurations.

Tested Tough means exactly that – S•K products have been tested tough. S•K wants to provide only the best and toughest products. In order to do this they have put their products through rigorous testing and extreme environmental conditions in order to develop products that will last you a lifetime.

The high polish finish ensures long life and maximum corrosion resistance. All sockets feature the SureGrip hex design, which drives the side of the fastener, not the corner, to avoid edge breakage.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 41880
SK 41880 10 Piece 1/4-Inch Drive 6 Point 3/16-Inch to 9/16-Inch Semi-Deep Socket Set

Catalog Number: 4950
SK 4950 10 Piece 1/4-Inch Drive 12 Point 3/16-Inch to 9/16-Inch Deep Socket Set

Manufacturers Site:

All Sockets     All Deep

⅜ Drive Deep Sockets

Proto ⅜ Drive Deep Sockets

Proto 209-cnb
Proto ⅜ drive SAE deep sockets are available in 5 rail sets and 32 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 1/2 to 1", in spline, 6 & 12 point configurations.

Manufactured to exceed ASME B107 specifications, Proto sockets have a hardness rating of 47 to 51 HRC. Proto leads the industry in the breadth and depth of its product line, and have added more new sizes to their 1/4" Drive sockets.

With TorquePlus technology, their sockets grip fasteners tighter than a conventional socket can, enabling you to solidly seat fasteners and more easily break stubborn fasteners free.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: J52114
Proto J52114 13 Piece 3/8" Drive 6 Point SAE Deep Socket Set

Catalog Number: 209-CNB
Blackhawk By Proto 209-CNB Drive Deep Socket Set, 3/8-Inch, 8-Piece

Manufacturers Site:

All Sockets     All Deep

½ Drive Deep

Wright ½ Drive Deep Sockets

Wright #402
½ drive deep sockets are available in 4 rail sets and 38 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 3/8 to 1-1/2" in 6 & 12 point configurations.

All tools are forged using tough 4140 alloy steel. Hot-forging gives their products excellent grain flow for higher toughness, longer wear and better reliability than cold-formed tools.

The Wright Drive 6 & 12-point design distributes contact stress evenly over a larger contact area and away from the fastener corners. The result is ten times more socket-to-fastener contact area than conventional sockets. This design also increases leverage while decreasing rounding and distortion of fasteners.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 402
Wright Tool 402 1/2" Drive 12 Point Deep Socket Set, 1/2" - 1-1/8" (11-Piece)

Catalog Number: 409
Wright Tool 409 8-Piece 12-Point Deep Socket Set

Manufacturers Site:

All Sockets     All Deep

¾ Drive Deep

1 inch Drive Deep

Impact Sockets & Sets

¼ Drive Impact

SK ¼ Drive Impact Sockets

SK 31010
SK ¼ drive impact sockets are available in 3 rail sets and 30 individually sized sockets, ranging from from 5/16 to 3/4", in SAE and 5 to 15mm in metric in 6 point configurations.

Tested Tough means exactly that – S•K products have been tested tough. S•K wants to provide only the best and toughest products. In order to do this they have put their products through rigorous testing and extreme environmental conditions in order to develop products that will last you a lifetime.

The high polish finish ensures long life and maximum corrosion resistance. All sockets feature the SureGrip hex design, which drives the side of the fastener, not the corner, to avoid edge breakage.

Current prices & availability can be found at retailers sites, product details and other info can be found at the manufacturers site.

Catalog Number: 31010
SK Hand Tool 31010 6 Point Drive Standard Impact Socket Set, 1/4-Inch, 12-Piece

Catalog Number: 4058
SK Hand Tools 4058 8-Piece 3/8-Inch Drive 6 Point High Visibility Standard Fractional Impact Socket Set

Manufacturers Site:

All Sockets     All Impact

⅜ Drive Impact

½ Drive Impact

¾ Drive Impact

1 inch Drive Impact



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Note: Some of the companies listed in this manufacturers directory that makes tools made here in America, may also produce them in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices and product designs with little or no notice, so if there are still questions that remain, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.

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