Welding Hammer (12pcs)

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A welding hammer is a hand tool specifically designed for use in welding applications. It typically features a pointed pick on one end and a chisel or flat surface on the other. The pointed end is used for chipping away excess weld material, slag, and spatter from the welded joint, while the flat or chisel end is employed for cleaning and smoothing the welded surface. Welding hammers are essential for post-welding cleanup, ensuring the removal of unwanted residues and achieving a clean and well-finished weld.

1. Carbon steel #45
2. Heat treated head & black finish
3. Spring handle
4. Packed by paper tag

KSh 9,980.00 KSh 10,480.00


Welding Hammer  Uses

  1. Slag Removal: One of the primary purposes of a welding hammer is to remove slag, a byproduct of the welding process, from the welded joint. Slag is a molten material that forms on the surface of the weld, and the hammer’s pointed end is effective for chipping it away.
  2. Spatter Removal: During welding, small bits of molten metal, known as spatter, can splatter onto the workpiece. The welding hammer’s pointed end is useful for removing these unwanted metal droplets.
  3. Cleaning Welding Joints: Welding hammers are used to clean and prepare welding joints by removing any impurities, oxides, or debris that could affect the quality of the weld.
  4. Surface Dressing: The flat or chisel end of the welding hammer is employed for dressing or smoothing the welded surface. This helps in creating a clean and finished appearance.
  5. Welding Inspection: Welding hammers are sometimes used as inspection tools. By tapping the welded area with the hammer, welders can identify any inconsistencies or defects in the weld based on the sound produced.
  6. Correcting Welding Distortions: In some cases, welding can cause distortion or warping of the metal. A welding hammer can be used to gently manipulate the metal and correct these distortions.
  7. Cleaning Welding Electrodes: Welding hammers are also handy for cleaning welding electrodes. Removing any contaminants or scale from the electrode surface ensures a better and more reliable arc during the welding process.
  8. Forging and Shaping: In addition to its role in welding, the flat end of the welding hammer can be used for light forging and shaping tasks, making it a versatile tool in metalworking.
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Safety Precautions

  1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Always wear appropriate PPE, including safety glasses or a face shield to protect your eyes from flying debris.
    • Wear gloves to shield your hands from sharp edges and hot surfaces.
  2. Work Area Safety:
    • Ensure proper ventilation in the work area to prevent the buildup of fumes and gases produced during welding.
    • Keep the work area clean and organized to avoid tripping hazards.
  3. Fire Safety:
    • Be aware of the surroundings, and make sure there are no flammable materials in close proximity to the welding activities.
    • Have a fire extinguisher readily available and know how to use it.
  4. Correct Tool Usage:
    • Use the welding hammer only for its intended purpose, such as removing slag and cleaning welds.
    • Avoid using excessive force that could lead to tool breakage or cause injury.
  5. Proper Handling:
    • Hold the welding hammer securely with a firm grip.
    • Be cautious of the pointed end, as it can be sharp; avoid pointing it toward yourself or others.
  6. Heat Protection:
    • Be mindful of the potential heat retained by the welding hammer, especially if it comes into contact with hot metal during the welding process.
    • Allow the tool to cool down if it becomes excessively hot.
  7. Eye Protection:
    • Protect your eyes from sparks, debris, and intense light produced during welding by wearing appropriate welding helmets or goggles.
  8. Noise Protection:
    • If using the welding hammer in a noisy environment, consider using ear protection to prevent hearing damage.
  9. Training and Familiarity:
    • Ensure that individuals using the welding hammer are properly trained in its safe and effective use.
    • Familiarize yourself with the tool’s features and limitations.
  10. First Aid Preparedness:
    • Have a basic first aid kit nearby in case of minor injuries.
    • Know the location of emergency exits and how to summon help in case of more serious incidents.

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  1. Ursulla Ongola

    Excellent value for the price, highly recommended.

    Ursulla Ongola

  2. Wells John

    Great value for the price.

    Wells John

  3. Leteipan Okiya

    The price is justified by the exceptional quality.

    Leteipan Okiya