can opener


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a device for cutting cans open

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The Ultimate Auto Opener offers the multitasking functionality of the Ultimate Auto Safety Opener, but with a traditional-style can opener that operates by twisting a knob.
Grandma takes the can and slowly turns the can opener.
Today, consumers can find cans that are self-cooling, self-heating and microwavable, and many food cans have easy-open lids, so can openers aren't needed.
The revolutionary soft grip lever action can opener is pure genius, it clamps to the can with ease and all you do is pull the lever backwards and forwards and it will glide round the can lifting the lid and leaving a smooth safe edge.
But life became easier as the technology improved and in 1858, Ezra J Warner of Waterbury, Connecticut, patented the first can opener.
The Swing-A-Way Model 407 can opener still ranks number one in tests of can openers by consumer testing organizations," said Mark Packer, Swing-A-Way vice president.
WHILE THE CAPABILITY TO TAKE CANS FROM ROUND TO SQUARE HAS EXISTED FOR SOME TIME, MANUFACTURERS RESISTED MAKING THE CHANGE, OFTEN CITING THE DIFFICULTY OF OPENING THE NEW CAN WITH A TRADITIONAL CAN OPENER.
Nutritional information is included with each recipe - and extra tidbits are tossed in throughout - like the best manual can opener to buy, garnishing tips and general nutrition tips.
This is the identification code name for the C-Ration can opener, that little hinged metal doohickey which most of us wore beside our dogtags.
Steve will hold the cans while I operate the can opener.
Get Creative For a healthy, home-cooked dinner, all you need is a can opener, a strainer and some imagination.
I'VE revamped my kitchen and I am having difficulty finding a black electric can opener.
It wasn't until 1858 that the can opener was invented and having a plate of veg no longer meant risking chopping your leg off.
The company's ring pull cans and easy open pouches mean that it is far easier for the consumer to take the product on a picnic or into the office for lunch without thinking that they need to take a can opener along.
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