1043 Carbon Steel Hammer Blanks – Round

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These 1043 carbon steel hammer blanks are easy to punch and form into different hammers like dogs head or rounding hammers. For punching the eye we suggest you also get a hammer eye drift from us. This steel can be water quenched, just temper down to at least a straw colour.

Forge your own hammer heads.

EN8 | AISI / SAE 1043 Carbon Steel Round Bar Blanks.

1043 is a tough and resilient carbon steel that is easy to forge and heat treat.

Hammer Head Blanks. Does not have eye and has not been hardened.


  • 40mm Round x 90mm Long = Approx 0.9kg / 2lbs
  • 50mm Round x 90mm Long =Approx 1.4kg / 3lbs



Blacksmithing, typically used to forge hammers. Commercially it’s used for dynamo and motorshafts, heat-treated bolts, crankshafts, connection rods, driving rings and flanges, railway couplings, axles, brackets, housing, miscellaneous gun carriage and small arms parts not subjected to high stresses or severe wear.

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Forgeability Good
Heat Treatment Ability Good
Machineability Good
Weldability Average

Chemical Composition

Carbon 0.36 0.44
Silicon 0.10 0.40
Manganese 0.60 1.00
Phosphorous 0.05
Sulphur 0.05

Additional information

Weight N/A

40mm Round x 90mm Long = Approx 0.9kg / 2lbs, 50mm Round x 90mm Long =Approx 1.4kg / 3lbs

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