IMPROVED TOOL KITS FOR LEATHER ARTISANS

IMPROVED TOOL KITS FOR LEATHER ARTISANS
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IMPROVED TOOL KITS FOR LEATHER ARTISANS
Product: Improved tool kits for footwear artisans, flayers.
Application: Mitigation of drudgery, improvement in productivity and quality as well as additional value earnings by leather artisans.
Feature: The tool kit for footwear artisans consists of 33 hand tools which include punch sets, cuddappa stone, oil stone, adjustable divider, rampi, slot punch, stitching awl, prick marking awl, oil can, adhesive container etc. All the tools are packed in aluminium box 30x15x10 cm3, weighing about 3.5 kg. A separate tool kit has also been developed for flayers.
Commercialisation: Use of improved tools has been extensively demonstrated and these have been well accepted by the leather artisans.
Economy: One tool kit, details available from CSIR.
Investment: Rs. 4,000
Equipment: --------
Raw materials: Tools.
Institute: Central Leather Research Institute.
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