Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET Receives Recognition 

Sorbothane soft-blow mallets

Having the right tools can make all the difference between a job well done and a job filled with complications. Among the countless tools available, one stands out for its innovative design and unparalleled performance: the Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET. Featured in publications such as Professional Distributor magazine and Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN) magazine and reviewed in Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN), this mallet has captured the attention and acclaim of industry professionals.

SOFT-BLOW MALLET Enhances Durability, Reduces Risk for Automotive Technicians

In a recent review published by PTEN, Brian Culotta, master technician and shop foreman at Dave’s Auto Care in Willoughby, Ohio, praised the Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET, awarding it an impressive 9 out of 10 rating for automotive work. Culotta highlighted the mallet’s versatility and efficiency, stating, “Often when using a more popular [auto hammer] or even a plastic dead-blow hammer, automotive technicians may resort to adding something ‘soft’ in between the item and the hammer itself to be struck, such as a piece of scrap wood or cloth, etc. These are not only ‘clumsy’ and potentially unsafe but also require additional time to find such items. With these hammers, I can simply grab the tool and swing without risk of damage or injury.” 

Culotta emphasized specific scenarios where the Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET truly shines. “During removal of delicate components on a vehicle such as a valve cover or oil pan,” he explained, “this hammer is soft enough to not mar or damage the item it is striking while having enough weight to it to dislodge a stuck component.” Furthermore, Culotta highlighted the mallet’s efficacy in installing metal hub caps onto wheels, noting, “I can’t think of a better hammer to use for installing metal hub caps onto wheels. This product ensures you aren’t going to dent or bend an expensive classic car wheel cover/hubcap/beauty ring.”

Versatile Across Industries

The Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET’s unique viscoelastic polymer construction sets it apart from traditional anti-shock hammers and rubber mallets, providing superior shock absorption and vibration isolation properties. Available in three sizes, it offers maximum surface contact without denting or marring, making it safe for use on various surfaces, including:

  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Vinyl
  • Tile
  • Glass
  • Plastic

Whether you’re a seasoned automotive technician, a woodworking enthusiast, or a DIY aficionado, this mallet is an indispensable tool for precision and protection.

Trust Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET: The Preferred Choice for Precision and Protection

As automotive repair and maintenance tasks become increasingly intricate, having reliable tools like the SOFT-BLOW MALLET can streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and ensure optimal results. With its stellar reviews and endorsements from industry experts, this mallet is a staple in the toolkit of professionals and hobbyists alike, reaffirming its status as the preferred choice for precision and protection. 

The Sorbothane® SOFT-BLOW MALLET is available online at Isolate IT!Snap-On USA, and IMPACTO. Have questions or want more information? Contact us today.