Used in non-sparking environments or to avoid damage to struck objects. Non-marking, soft-faced hammer. Forged from pure electrolytic copper. Contains no oxygen so, unlike cast, will not chip or break. Gives a dead blow - doesn't bounce. Fitted with tough Australian spotted gum hardwood handle, oiled for long life and user comfort. Extra thick shoulder to prevent breakages from mis-hits. Handle is fitted to head with a glued wooden and steel wedge assembly. This product must be maintained in accordance with Australian standard AS3797:1991.