Milwaukee® Delivers the Boldest, Longest Lasting Markings with New SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ 6 Point Sockets

MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver ground-breaking accessory solutions with the introduction of the SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ 6 Point Socket Lineup, available in ¼”, 3/8”, ½”, ¾”, and 1” drives. Engineered for use with impact wrenches, drivers, and ratchets, this new line of sockets features the boldest, longest-lasting markings and extreme impact durability to withstand high torque applications.


The SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ Sockets provide maximum wear resistance withstamped and ink-filled size markings, making it easier for users to select the right socket for their application throughout the entire life of the socket. Constructed with high-strength forged steel, these sockets deliver optimized performance in heavy-duty applications, and a non-slip hex geometry prevents socket and fastener rounding. For easy socket attachment and removal, the sockets are complete with a dual-hole design and ring groove.

Completing the SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ offering, Milwaukee® offers impactsocket accessories including socket extensions, universal joints, adapters, and reducers. The impact socket extensions allow access in hard-to-reach places, while universal joints feature a 15 or 25-degree swivel to provide users with better access. For maximum versatility, impact socket adapters and reducers allow users to convert their tool for usage with different drive size sockets. The SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ accessories are available in ¼”, 3/8”, ½”, ¾”, and 1” drive sizes. Retaining Rings feature a one-piece design and are made of a flexible rubber material for hassle-free installation on the sockets. 

To accommodate a user’s socket storage needs, Milwaukee® Socket Rails utilize removeable end caps with interchangeable socket rail clips compatible with all ¼”, 3/8”, and ½” drive chrome and impact sockets.

All new SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ Sockets and socket accessories meet ASME industry standards* to ensure proper fit to the fastener and both the impact sockets and impact socket extensions are backed by Milwaukee’s Lifetime Guarantee**. 

Milwaukee Tool is committed to providing users with accessory solutions that save time and increase productivity on the jobsite. Through their investment in enhancing socket design and overall functionality, the company continues to lead and drive innovation in the fastening category by delivering the longest-lasting and most versatile accessories available.


*In compliance with both ASME B107.110-2012 and ASME B107.110-2019 standards.


**Milwaukee® SHOCKWAVE™ IMPACT DUTY™ Sockets are covered by our Lifetime

Guarantee. Visit https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Support/Registration-and-Warranty for more information.


Suggested Sample List

12PC SHOCKWAVE™ Impact Duty™ ½” Drive SAE Deep 6 Point Socket Set    49-66-7011

14PC SHOCKWAVE™ Impact Duty™ ½” Drive Metric Deep 6 Point Socket Set  49-66-7014


8PC SHOCKWAVE™ Impact Duty™ 3/8” Drive Metric Deep 6 Point Socket Set  49-66-7021

9PC SHOCKWAVE™ Impact Duty™ ½” Drive SAE Deep 6 Point Socket Set       49-66-7022

8PC SHOCKWAVE™ Impact Duty™ 3/8” Drive SAE Deep 6 Point Socket Set     49-66-7024

About Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool, founded in 1924, is a global leader in delivering innovative solutions to the professional construction trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability. Whether it is through their world-leading M12™, M18™, and MX FUEL™ cordless systems, the ground-breaking performance of their M12 and M18 FUEL™ products, jobsite lighting, timesaving accessories, or innovative hand tool and storage products, Milwaukee® is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced, trade-specific solutions. Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® products, please call 1800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.