£49.55 ex VAT
The Estwing E3-22P is the premier pointed tip geological hammer, made in the USA from a single piece of drop forged American steel, this hammer features a flat face for crushing and cracking rock along side a pointed tip which is excellent for prying, chipping rock as well as extracting minerals or crytsals from their matrix, where a delicate touch may be required. The handle is made from anti shock vinyl and features a loop hole to thread a lanyard through.
The Estwing E3-22P geological hammer, crafted by Estwing, a leading strike tools specialist in the USA, strikes a perfect balance as a mid-weight tool for geologists. With a weight of 22 oz (623 grams), it delivers substantial force per strike while still offering exceptional control.
One side of the hammerhead boasts a flat face, while the other features a pointed tip. This allows users to break and crush rock and matrix, whilst still enabling precision splitting or prying of samples. The hammer’s construction is top-notch, utilizing Estwing’s renowned drop forge technique, using a single piece of high-quality US steel, ensuring its durability and longevity compared to other strike tools.
The pointed tip serves as a valuable asset, especially when dealing with delicate tasks like extracting fossils from their matrix. It allows precise and intricate movements, safeguarding the fragile specimens during the extraction process.
For added comfort during use, the handle is coated with a shock-reducing vinyl grip, colored in eye-catching blue. This provides a comfortable grip but also ensures easy visibility, minimising the chances of misplacing the tool on site.
The Estwing E3-22P stands as one of the most popular choices among geologists, thanks to its reliability and intelligent design.