Discover the largest collection of splitting wedges for sale from SITCO. You can shop by colour, type, price and much more. Splitting wedge is normally a triangular-shaped tool used mainly in agriculture. Hand axe can be regarded as one of the simplest types of wedges.
Wedge can be defined as a machine capable of transforming the force and movement applied to an object into a splitting force. The power available can be manipulated by the effort invested by the user as power is always the product of movement and force. Another element to be noted in the context of a splitting wedge is the mechanical advantage or amplification. It is defined as the ratio of input speed to the output speed.
Splitting wedges can be used for breaking stones and working woods for making dwelling, canoes and many other objects.