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


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 Head Type Head Material Non Sparking Handle Material Overall Length Weight
RS Stock No. 847-8195
Mfr. Part No.8581880
BrandGedore
$36.85
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 280 mm 200g
RS Stock No. 847-8206
Mfr. Part No.8582340
BrandGedore
$47.36
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 330 mm 840g
RS Stock No. 847-8192
Mfr. Part No.8581610
BrandGedore
$33.44
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 260 mm 190g
RS Stock No. 847-8221
Mfr. Part No.8582770
BrandGedore
$97.42
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 400 mm 2.5kg
RS Stock No. 847-8212
Mfr. Part No.8582690
BrandGedore
$79.13
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 380 mm 1.9kg
RS Stock No. 847-8218
Mfr. Part No.8582500
BrandGedore
$61.29
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 360 mm 1.3kg
RS Stock No. 847-8202
Mfr. Part No.8582260
BrandGedore
$42.49
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 320 mm 730g
RS Stock No. 847-8215
Mfr. Part No.600 E-800
BrandGedore
$52.16
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Cross Pein - - Ash/Hickory 350 mm 1.1kg