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Compendium of Design

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A simple explanation for doovalackies, thingymajigies and whatchamacallits

Claw Hammer

clawhammer

Tool, Plant & Equipment Information

Alternative Name
Classification
Power Source
Cost
Less than $100
Risk Rating
Low
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Eye Protection
  • Head Protection
Hammers provide a heavy metal head that allows a person to hit or strike wire nails into materials. Mounted at a right angle to the handle, a claw hammer's head features a flat face on one side and a claw on the other. The claw, a split curved wedge, allows bent, misaligned or driven nails to be extracted from materials.

The hammer is measured according to the weight of the hammer's head. The greater the weight, the greater the force required to swing the hammer.
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