Estwing E3-16BLC Geological Hammer


£43.00 ex VAT

The Estwing E3/16BLC is a geological rock hammer with a chisel edge head. It boasts a light weight of 450 grams and a slightly shorter length of 273 mm, the handle is covered in anti-shock vinyl with a pitted surface for better grip. The head features both a flat face and a chisel edge, making it suitable for breaking rock or chiseling and prying. Made from a single piece of American steel for superior strength and quality.



  • Weight: 450 grams
  • Head: Flat face with chisel edge
  • Length: 27.3 cm
  • Handle: shock reduction vinyl
  • Finish: brushed steel with lacquer

Estwing E3-16BLC geological hammer is a light weight strike tool for geologists and hobbyists. Ideal for use for fossil or mineral collecting. Additionally, its moderately small size and light weight make it an excellent all-rounder rock hammer for a range of uses without adding un-necessary carrying weight.


The Estwing E3-16BLC geological hammer features a head with a straight chisel edge, which is ideal for chiselling, splitting, or prying rocks and aggregates. In addition, it is excellent for use in the building trade as a brick hammer. Furthermore, on the opposite side, one will find the usual, flat striking face. This is suitable where force is advantageous, breaking down or crushing rock. In addition, the hammer has a light-weight head and is 27.3 cm long. Therefore it is easy to control and offers more accuracy per strike than heavier models. The shaft and head are brushed steel, which is lacquered to improve the shelf life and appearance.


Like other Estiwng tools, it features a single piece of double-tempered American steel. The weight is around 16 ounces or 453 grams. The handle features blue shock reduction vinyl which provides user comfort with each strike. Furthermore, the handle has a pitted texture and ergonomic shape and design. This improves comfort and grip for the user. An excellent all round hammer, with features one will find useful in a range of sectors, from geological site use to the building trade.


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