Hammers

Ball pein hammers are extremely versatile hand tools, small enough to fit in your Tool Boxes or Tool Bags and strong enough to shape sheet metal. Our range of Ball Pein Hammers offers excellent weight distribution during use which reduces fatigue, forged and heat-treated head for increased durability and a range of handles for comfort, strength and durability.


What are they also known as?


Ball Pein hammers are also known as;


Peen hammers


Engineer’s hammers


Machinist’s hammers


Blacksmithing hammers


Why would you buy these hammers?


These hammers are virtually indestructible, durable there are care and attention to safety, reduced shock and vibration to help with fatigue plus the ergonomically designed grips offer comfort during prolonged use.


How do they work?


Ball Pein Hammers are commonly used in metal work fabrication and blacksmithing. Peening is the process of hardening a surface by impact. The head of the hammer has a flat face for striking sheet metal, centre punches and cold chisels. The ball face is used for rounding off the edges of metal pins and fastenings, closing rivets and shaping and bending metal.


Head Materials


The heads of the ball pein hammers are forged from Steel or high carbon steel (HCS) but they can have a softer head made from brass. Non-sparking hammers have heads made from copper-beryllium alloy or aluminium-bronze alloy.


Handle Materials


There are many different materials use for handles, ball pein hammers typically use;


Hardwood such as ash or hickory that dissipates shockwaves from the head


Bi-material rubber


Steel: Durable


Graphite: Add strength and durability


Fibreglass: Absorbs shock vibrations


Types of Peening Hammers


Ball-Pein


Straight Pein


Diagonal Pein


Cross Pein


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Description Price Hammer Type Head Material Non Sparking Handle Material Overall Length Weight Priced to Clear Grip Material Claw Type One Piece
RS Stock No. 251-570
BrandRS PRO
£15.13
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood 400 mm 910g - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-520
BrandRS PRO
£6.06
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood 250 mm 110g - - - -
RS Stock No. 537-007
BrandRS PRO
£13.86
Each
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Claw Hammer Steel - Fibreglass - 567g - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-558
BrandRS PRO
£10.26
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood 350 mm 454g - - - -
RS Stock No. 449-9858
BrandRS PRO
£11.50
Each
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Claw Hammer Steel - Forged Steel - 453.6g - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-508
BrandRS PRO
£14.43
Each
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- Medium Carbon Steel - Wood - 1.8kg - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-463
BrandRS PRO
£36.88
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Sledgehammer Medium Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 3.2kg - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-564
BrandRS PRO
£7.68
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood 275 mm 227g - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-542
BrandRS PRO
£11.03
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- Medium Carbon Steel - Wood - 1.1kg - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-536
BrandRS PRO
£6.58
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood - 110g - - - -
RS Stock No. 449-9836
BrandRS PRO
£12.39
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- Carbon Steel - - 343 mm 567g - Rubber Curved Yes
RS Stock No. 251-514
BrandRS PRO
£8.71
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood - 340g - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-485
BrandRS PRO
£8.03
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood - 280.0g - - - -
RS Stock No. 707-3011
BrandRS PRO
£13.82
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Carbon Steel - Wood 300 mm 200g - - - -
RS Stock No. 813-2758
BrandRS PRO
£10.41
Each
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Claw Hammer Steel - Rubber - 453.6g - - - -
RS Stock No. 192-3682
BrandRS PRO
£18.21
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood 300 mm 318g - - - -
RS Stock No. 192-3683
BrandRS PRO
£22.78
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Steel - Wood 350 mm 528g - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-4702
BrandRS PRO
£23.45
Each
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Claw Hammer Steel - Forged Steel 340.0 mm 450.0g - - - -
RS Stock No. 125-0944
BrandRS PRO
£10.13
Each
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Ball-Pein Hammer Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 680g - - - -
RS Stock No. 125-0942
BrandRS PRO
£9.73
Each
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- Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 1.5kg - - - -
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