BS 876:1995 - Specification for hand hammers

BS 876:1995

Specification for hand hammers

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : September 1995



Specifies the quality and dimensions of hammers of the following types, together with the dimensions of the handles where appropriate. Joiners' (or Warrington) hammers, engineers' ball pein hammers, engineers' cross pein hammers, boiler scaling hammers, double-face sledge hammers, straight-peined sledge hammers, club hammers, railway track keying hammers, cross and ball pein pin hammers, welders' chipping hammers, adze eye claw hammers, brick hammers and steel shafted claw hammers. Tests for hammers are also included.

Standard NumberBS 876:1995
TitleSpecification for hand hammers
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 September 1995
Confirm Date01 June 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS 876:1981
Amended ByAMD 9199
AMD 10693
Draft Superseded By93/702605 DC
DescriptorsHand-hammers, Hand tools, Handles (tools), Steels, Forgings, Grain size, Dimensions, Shape, Angles (geometry), Heat treatment, Hardness, Mass, Marking, Wood, Performance testing, Safety measures, Occupational safety, Hardness testing, Impact testing, Pull-out tests, Bend testing, Mechanical testing
Title in FrenchSpecification des marteaux tenus a la main
Title in GermanLieferbedingung fuer Handhaemmer
ISBN0 580 24265 X
File Size898.7 KB

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