Soft steel sledge hammer with ergonomic hammer handle has a tough outer polypropylene jacket molded over a solid Nuplaglas® core and non-slip grip design. Heads of soft metal with a maximum 30R Rockwell hardness. The soft heads are specially designed to wear down and misshapen with usage preventing damage or shearing when striking hard metals. Hammer hardness is similar to brass and can replace brass when non-sparkling is not required. The soft steel sledge heads are painted blue and marked s for soft.