Council Tools BO500FG 1/2" Backing Out Punch, fiberglass handle.
Total weight is 3 1/2 lbs.
Back-out punch (1″ nose diameter) with fiberglass handle. Used for driving out bolts, rivets, and pins. Pein or nose end is heat treated for strength, the hammer face is not heat treated allowing a standard hammer to be used for striking.
Forged tool steel head, Made in USA, with clear lacquer finish to deter rust.
Striking face is hand beveled.
Heat treated after machining for increased depth of hardness.
Heat treatment produces fine grain structure and Rc 46-54 (Rockwell) for safety and toughness.