Probably the most popular type of Council Tool hammers, sledges are designed to be used in heavy hammer applications for striking wood, concrete, metal, and stone. They feature two symmetrical and opposing faces (DF). Common uses are driving heavy timbers and striking spikes, cold chisels, rock drills and hardened nails.
- 12 lbs double-face sledge hammer with hickory handle
- Forged tool steel head, Made in USA, with clear lacquer head to deter rust
- Striking face is precision machined with proper radius and chamfer (bevel), providing safer performance
- Heat-treated after machining for increased depth of hardness (the competition turns their tools to make them attractive but this leaves less depth)
- Heat treatment produces fine grain structure and Rc 46-54 for safety and toughness
- American-made hickory handle, kiln dried before turning, eye section is then dried below 10% moisture content prior to assembly
- Handle is hydraulically inserted into head and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge, providing a very secure mechanical bond (approximately 1/2" to 1" of handle length is removed during assembly)
- Meets or exceeds ASME B107.54-2001
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