Used in non-sparking environments or to avoid damage to strike objects. Head forged from brass for softer, non-damaging blow. Head is pinned to handle as well as epoxies to prevent head coming off. Comfortable, thick rubber grip handle for better protection from shock and vibration. Handle includes both overstrike protection and large sweep at base to prevent loss of grip. This product must be maintained in accordance with Australian standard AS 3797:1991.