Ball-pein 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

Engineers hammers

Machinists 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 Head Type Head Material Non Sparking Handle Material Overall Length Weight
RS Stock No. 251-570
BrandRS PRO
£15.13
Each
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Ball Pein Steel - Ash 400 mm 910g
RS Stock No. 251-520
BrandRS PRO
£6.06
Each
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Ball Pein Steel - Wood 250 mm 110g
RS Stock No. 251-558
BrandRS PRO
£10.26
Each
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Ball Pein Steel - Ash 350 mm 454g
RS Stock No. 251-564
BrandRS PRO
£7.68
Each
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Ball Pein Steel - Ash 275 mm 227g
RS Stock No. 251-536
BrandRS PRO
£6.58
Each
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Cross Pein Steel - Wood - 110g
RS Stock No. 251-514
BrandRS PRO
£8.10
Each
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Cross Pein Steel - Ash - 340g
RS Stock No. 251-485
BrandRS PRO
£8.03
Each
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Cross Pein Steel - Wood - 280g
RS Stock No. 707-3011
BrandRS PRO
£13.68
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Tack Carbon Steel - Wood 300 mm 200g
RS Stock No. 790-4722
BrandRS PRO
£20.81
Each
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Cross Pein Steel - Steel 400 mm 900g
RS Stock No. 125-0937
BrandRS PRO
£7.02
Each
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- Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 300g
RS Stock No. 125-0943
BrandRS PRO
£7.45
Each
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- Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 450g
RS Stock No. 125-0938
BrandRS PRO
£7.89
Each
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- Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 500g
New
RS Stock No. 192-3682
BrandRS PRO
£18.03
Each
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Ball Pein Steel - Ash Wood 300 mm 318g
RS Stock No. 125-0944
BrandRS PRO
£9.54
Each
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- Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 680g
New
RS Stock No. 192-3683
BrandRS PRO
£22.55
Each
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Ball Pein Steel - Ash Wood 350 mm 528g
RS Stock No. 125-0945
BrandRS PRO
£10.59
Each
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- Carbon Steel - Fibreglass - 910g
RS Stock No. 203-5266
Mfr. Part No.1-54-716
BrandStanley
£26.82
Each
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Ball Pein HCS - Jacketed Graphite 345 mm 450g
RS Stock No. 203-5272
Mfr. Part No.1-54-724
BrandStanley
£30.68
Each
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Ball Pein HCS - Jacketed Graphite 380 mm 680g
RS Stock No. 203-5250
Mfr. Part No.1-54-712
BrandStanley
£24.26
Each
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Ball Pein HCS - Jacketed Graphite 345 mm 340g
RS Stock No. 203-5288
Mfr. Part No.1-54-732
BrandStanley
£33.22
Each
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Ball Pein HCS - Jacketed Graphite 380 mm 910g
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