1045 Hammer Blanks

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$10.00

1045 Hammer Blanks, for making custom hammer shapes.

Availability: In stock SKU: 1045-M-45-45-0.1
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Description

1045 Hammer Blanks are an affordable medium carbon steel very similar to 5160 in lots of ways. Each hammer blank contains approximately 0.45% carbon, so will harden and be easy to heat treat with a water quench. Not only is this steel great for hammer heads, but it can also be used for making an assortment of tools, maces, swords, or arm braces. This steel is professional grade and for its ease of use, 1045 makes you feel like a pro metalworker.

Features

  • Excellent balance of strength, wear-resistance and impact toughness, ideal for tools that are going to see heavy use.
  • Very malleable, able to be hammered or pressed into shape without breaking or cracking.
  • Straightforward heat treat, able to be quenched in water or brine.

Often purchased with: Eveleigh Works Cross Pein Hammer, and Tool Handles.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 10 × 4.5 × 4.5 cm