FISHING HOOKS

FISHING HOOKS
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FISHING HOOKS
Product: Process for making fishing hooks of international quality by rural artisans.
Application: Fishing in river/pond/sea water with assorted size of hooks.
Feature: High carbon steel wire is used and hooks fabricated through a manually operated fixture for specific geometrical shapes. The process of manufacture includes chemical cleaning, appropriate heat treatment and austenitizing. These are subsequently tempered for hardness & toughness followed by phosphating to achieve corrosion resistance.
Commercialisation: A large number of rural artisans in Bankura here adopted the process.
Economy: 20 kg hooks/day.
Investment: Rs. 3 lakh
Equipment: Heat treatment furnace, jigs and fixtures.
Raw materials: High carbon steel wire.
Institute: Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute,
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