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Council Tools PR40 Engineer's Hammer


* 4 pound engineer hammer with hickory handle. Overall length of 15 inches.

* Forged tool steel head, Made in USA, with clear lacquer finish 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. (Turning after hardening looks more attractive (on competitors' tools) but leaves less depth.

* Heat treatment produces fine grain structure and Rc 46-54 (Rockwell) for safety and toughness.

* 15" 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" of handle length is removed during assembly.

* Meets or exceeds ASME B107.54-2001.