Advantages of Hammers and its types

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Hammer is a tool intended to deliver an impact to an object. The most common uses are for driving nails, fitting parts, forging metal and flouting up objects.

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Advantages of Hammers and its types :

Advantages of Hammers and its types

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Hammer is a tool intended to deliver an impact to an object. The most common uses are for driving nails, fitting parts, forging metal and flouting up objects. Hammers are often intended for a specific purpose, and vary widely in their shape and structure. The usual features are a handle and a head, with most of the weight in the head. The basic design is hand-operated, but there are also many instinctively operated models for heavier uses, such as steam hammers.

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The hammer may be the oldest tool for which definite evidence exists. The hammer is a basic tool of many professions. By analogy, the name hammer has also been used for devices e.g. in the caplock mechanism of firearms. Types: 1.Claw Hammer: The most popular hammer for common work, available with a wooden, glass-fibre or steel handle; with or without rubber grip.

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The most popular weights are 455-680g (16 to 24oz). The claw is generally curved, and slot in a 'V' cut-out to draw nails from timber. The claw can be used to lever up floorboards or where other places where a lever is required; care must be taken as the force applied can easily weaken the joint between the handle and the head.

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2.Ball Pein: Normally used by engineer's, the pein in this case, is rounded and is frequently used for shaping metal and closing rivets. Ball pein hammers are available from 55 - 1100 (4 oz up to 2 lb.), 110 - 165g (8oz 12oz) are the most suitable for general use. Handles are usually wood, generally Ash or Hickory.

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3.Club Hammer: Sometimes called a Lump Hammer- it has a double faced head, and is valuable for light demolition work, driving steel chisels and stonework nails. As debris is likely to fly, the wearing of safety glasses and working gloves is recommended. Weight 1135g (2 1/2 lb) being best suitable to domestic work. Handles are normally wood, usually Hickory, or synthetic resin.

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4.Special Hammers: These include a Brick Hammer for striking a bolster or splitting bricks; Woodcarving Mallet, with rounded body; Veneer Hammer, for pressing and tapping veneers into place; Upholsterer's hammer for driving tacks and nails in partial spaces, and Sprig Hammer, used by picture frame makers .

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5.Power Hammers: More often referred to as 'powered nailers', these take the hard work out of fitting nails, staples etc. They are ideal where a large number of nails need to be fitted, such as fixing ground. They variety from light duty to heavy duty nailers, used to fix floorboards and garden decking etc. Here in Tracknfieldgear.com , you will get all kind of track and field equipments like Shotput , Hurdles , Discus , Starting Blocks , and lot more.

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