Sep 09, 2020 · On heavy hammers, long handles are used. Contrarily on the lightweight hammers, shorter handle are used. In hand hammers, the handle of 8 to 12 is used. According to I. S., the handles used for marking etc. have 0.11 to 0.33 Kg weight. In the workshops, the hammers used by fitter are generally 0.33 to 0.45 Kg in weight.