A Look At The Best Welding Chipping Hammers

A welding chipping hammer is a must for use when arc welding. The hammers point makes it easy to chip away the slag left after stopping the weld. The wide flat part of the hammer can be used to remove the spatter along the sides of the weld. There are a wide range of chipping hammers on the market, some of good quality and some that are not so good. We tried to eliminate the confusion by providing some reviews listed below of the better welding chipping hammers that are available.

Pit Bull Welding Chipping Hammer

This welding and chipping hammer helps make it easy to clean and get rid of slag from all your welds. The hammer provides a cone-shaped nose with a sharp, flattened point and a dual beveled tail. A helical barrel spring handle, distinct to welding and chipping hammers, has a hanging hook at one end so the tool suspends easily from a peg board or nail.

 

 

 

Overview and Features

Weight: 10.4 ounces

Dimensions: 11.3×5.3×0.8 inches

Material: steel

Pros

Value for money

Sturdiness

Cons

Not as heavy as some other chipping hammers

Conclusion and Rating

Product Rating: (4.5/5)

For the price and being light weight this chipping hammer would make a good beginners welding hammer for occasional use. I would not recommend for the professional welder unless you have more than one in your arsenal.

Estwing Big Blue Welding Chipping Hammer

This Welding Chipping Hammer has a bonded and molded Shock Reduction Grip which provides the utmost in both comfort and toughness, while lessening vibrations caused by contact. Estwing hammers are the only real hammers that can generate this statement. The head and handle are forged in one piece and are thoroughly polished.

 

 

 

 

Overview and Features

Weight: 13.8 ounces

Dimensions: 11.1×7.1×1.2 inches

Material: steel

Pros

Value for money

Shock Absorption

Durability

Cons

Higher priced

Conclusion and Rating

Product Rating: (4.8/5)

This is a professional grade chipping hammer of hardened steel and made in the USA. This hammer will provide many years of use for the beginner to the professional. This hammer is more expensive compared to other hammers, but the quality is well worth the investment.

US Forge Welding Chipping Hammer

This top-notch chipping hammer is made of hardened steel with a spring type handle to absorb the impact of contact while cleaning up and breaking away welding debris. The hammer features drop forged heat treated head. The head is welded to the steel shaft to assure safety and longer life.

 

 

 

 

Overview and Features

Weight: 14.7 ounces

Dimensions: 15.5×7.2×1.2 inches

Material: steel

Pros

Heavier weight

Larger size hammer

Cons

More expensive than similar chipping hammers

Conclusion and Rating

Product Rating: (4.4/5)

This is a somewhat larger and heavier chipping hammer of this type that’s on the market. It’s made of high quality hardened steel to take the pounding of everyday use of chipping and cleaning welds.