What roofing contractor would be without a hammer?
Well, your No 1. Roofing expert uses a range of hammers and mallets to ensure a perfect standing seam installation every time.
Dead blow soft faced hammers, 32 mm: these hammers feature soft striking faces usually made of nylon and are designed for finishing work on soft metal materials such as zinc or copper.
It is important to avoid damaging the zinc layer on metal roofs as this can speed corrosion. The soft hammer face prevents scratch damage on metal surfaces and coatings and gives the installer a great degree of control in the hammering action.
A larger head made of pvc and featuring a wedge shaped end and a flat end makes the tinman’s mallet the perfect tool for both precision work and heavier duty shaping. The pvc nylon is tough, provides shock absorption, and eliminates damage to the metal surface.
Grooving hammers and angle flat scapers: generally used to form sharply defined lines and angles. These tools serve are essential precision tools in the hands of an expert but in the wrong hands can do potentially serious damage to a metal roof.