Originally Posted by Camren
I know the differences its just that they are meant for bigger bolts then a robot has. I could see using them as a dead blow or an odd form of a clamp but no on a 7/16 bolt or nut usually in very hard places to reach.
My guess is they use them for joining threaded pipes, perhaps PVC, for structural components, arms, grippers, etc.
There used to be a radio in our work-space that used a 24+ inch pipe wrench as an antenna (when you disconnected the wrench you could only get static).