CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with arthritis to operate spray cans. This device slips over the top of the can and is secured with an aluminum band and tightened with a wing nut. A handle is attached to one side of the band, and a separate trigger mechanism is atrtached at 90 degrees to the handle. The trigger mechanism requires minimal pressure to release the spray. To TITLE: Kill Them Flies. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 17. PAGES (including cov
The E-Z Spray Handle is a spray can dispenser lever designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other disabilities of the hand. This lightweight adapter fits most personal care and household spray cans. The unit can be transferred from one can to another and features a large handle and push-down trigger lever to activate the spray.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device that allows a spray can to be operated by a pushing motion of the hand. Device made of a wire loop bent into a U attached to a metal strip using a smaller metal strip bent in half and pop rivets. The wire is fastened to the can with a size 40 hose clamp. The metal strip is bent to go over the top of the nozzle of the can then down, so that pressure on it forces the nozzle down. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Devices to allow persons with weak hands to use spray cans. Diagrams and photographs of simple devices made of 1/16 inch hard aluminum to make it easier to operate two types of spray cans. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Bhatia, L; Hoover, G TITLE: Spray Can Extension Aids JOURNAL: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 48 no 2, Apr 1981: p 90 PAGES ( including cover): 2 1981.