For smoothing and cleaning out depressions in the mould a Lifter is used.
A slick is used for repair and finishing the mould surface after the removal of pattern. It is a double ended tool having a spoon on one end and a flat on the other end.
A lifter is used for picking up the unwanted dust and damaged parts of the mould. It is a L- shaped steel tool with long holding shank and a small toe. It is available in thin sections of various width and lengths, according to the shape of the mould.
A swab is used for moistening the sand around the edge before the pattern is withdrawn. It consists of soft hair brush to hold water at one end, and a rubber build at the other end.
A gagger is used for reinforcing the moulding sand in the cope part of the moulding box. These are the iron rods or thick wires bent at one or both the ends. The bottom end of the gagger must be kept 5 to 8 mm away from the embedded pattern.
In order to produce uniform packing of sand in the moulds, a _________ is used.
In a squeeze machine, there is a squeezer head or a plate which is used as a pressing board to force the sand inside or compress it.
This machine is mostly used for shallow patterns.
These machines are classified as, squeeze machine, sand slinger, jolt-squeeze machine and sand slinger.
When a hole or cavity to be cored is not in line with the parting surface, then a ________ is used.