Rubbermallets are versatile and are needed in many trades. How heavy your rubber mallet should be and which rubber mallet is suitable for which material, you can find out here.
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- The classic rubber mal let has a cylindrical head that is slightly tapered at both ends. The head is made entirely of hard rubber and is available in a variety of diameters. The most common diameters are 55, 60, 70 and 90 mm. The weight of the hammers is about 320 to 840 g. Rubber hammers of this size and shape are used, for example, in the assembly of furniture or in mechanical workshops.
- A special form of the rubber mallet with a round head is the so-called panel-laying hammer. This rubber mallet has a small cylindrical head made of metal and a round striking surface made of hard rubber on only one side of the head. The head diameter is approximately 100 to 110 mm. A paving hammer has a weight of about 1 to 1.2 kg and, as the name suggests, is used when laying floor slabs of stone or concrete.
- A paving hammer is a rubber hammer with a square head made of hard rubber on both sides. A paving hammer has a weight of up to 2.5 kg and a long handle so that work can be done standing upright when laying paving stones.
- A soft-face hammer is a modern development of the classic rubber mallet. The middle part of the head is made of metal. Different inserts can be screwed into both ends. Inserts made of hard rubber, aluminum or plastic can be used. The advantage of these hammers is that the inserts can be replaced when they are worn out.
- Various materials are used for the handles of rubber hammers. The most common are handles made of hickory wood. Hickory wood is very durable, non-slip and does not splinter. These handles fit well in the hand.
- Fiberglass handles are relatively lightweight. Fiberglass handles are very strong and break resistant. Aluminum and steel are also used for rubber mallet handles. These handles are sturdy but also heavy.
- The black heads of classic rubber hammers can rub off on other materials, especially if the hammer is dragged lightly across the surface when struck. Therefore, rubber hammers with white rubber heads are also offered today. The white rubber does not stain and is suitable for working with delicate surfaces.
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FAQ About Rubber Mallets
Rubber mallets are used to tap or fit things into place. This includes things like door locks, furniture, plaster, and wood in general.
Inexpensive models are available for as little as €5. High-quality and sturdy models cost between €30 and €50.
Depending on the intended use, rubber mallet can be used with a weight of 300 g to 2.5 kg. For unstable and light materials such as tiles, a light rubber mallet is recommended, for robust materials such as paving stones, a heavy rubber mallet should be used.
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