Products for Professional Piano Technicians
Selecting Replacement Hammers
Louis Renner & Company produces the hammerheads for the world’s finest piano makers, as they have done for over 130 years, and have grown to become the largest, independent, producer of hammerheads in the world. The German Steinway, Bösendorfer, Fazioli, Schimmel, Bechstein, Blüthner, Estonia, Förster, and Steingräber are among the world’s premium pianos that use Renner hammers which are produced to each manufacturer’s specifications. Our selection of hammers for the North & South American markets include the following premium product lines which incorporate the original designs developed early in the 20th century for vintage Steinway and other quality pianos and the latest advances in hammer making technology. These superior hammerheads are produced utilizing the most advanced technology and state-of-the-art machinery in the industry, combined with the finest German hand-craftsmanship.
The grand hammers are made in 3 basic weights, with an additional weight in the Hamburg Collection, and 2 boring sizes which will fit 80% of the pianos you are likely to encounter.
3 universal sizes are also available, which can be custom bored, shaped, and tailed, for the remaining 20% of the grand pianos. The upright hammers are available in two basic sizes which will fit nearly every upright piano.
Renner Premium Blue
The original Premium Blue hammer specially designed for vintage Steinway and other quality pianos.Renner Premium “Blue Points”
Latest refinement of the classic Premium Blue line, incorporating Weickert Special felt, also designed for vintage Steinway and other quality pianos. Higher tension felt. Less voicing required.
Designed for Hamburg Steinway grand pianos produced after 1970. Wider width and heavier weight.