Some of the tools and raw materials essential for the Brass work of Aligarh are as follows.
It is used to give effect to an object by either driving or breaking apart the object.
2. Blacksmith Tongs (Chimti):
It is generally used to hold the work piece firmly without slipping.
3. Cast Iron Container (Chani):
It is used as bowl to filter the fine sand.
4. Locally Made Mesh:
It is made of metal or net to drain out the surplus materials.
5. Wooden Piece:
It is used to crush the mixture of sand to smooth form.
It is used as fuel and in furnace for smelting.
7. Chalk Powder:
It is used as a parting powder to prevent molding sand from sticking.
8. Casting Frames:
Iron frame used for casting the product.
It is used to roll the sand mixture evenly after stamping with the feet.
10. Soldering Machine:
It is used to join two parts of the metal surface.
11. Different Type of Chisels:
It is used to make the required design patterns on the casted metal surface.
It is used to cut, shape the surface of metal piece in the required sizes.
It has small amount of material which helps in making the surface smooth.
It is used for removal/ cleaning of the fine particles.
It is used to hold the brass metal for melting.
It is used for lifting and holding the heated crucible.
17. Hand Crank Blower:
It is used for melting brass metal.
18. Brass Material:
It is used as the raw material for the molten metal.
19. Thin Sheet of Metal (like knife):
It is used to scrap out the extra sand mixture material.
20. Sheet Type of Metal Piece:
It is used to mix thoroughly the molten metal.
21. Resin/ Waste Sugarcane Juice:
It is used for making the sand mixture paste.