The Ableware TKO Turning Knob Operator is designed to assist individuals with limited manual strength or dexterity to grasp, turn, and open any non-round control knob or appliance handle. The turner consists of a large T-handle attached to a large round base with retractable pins on its bottom. When the turner is pressed onto a knob the pins contacting with the knob’s surface retract, while the remaining pins surround the knob for a secure grip. The turner can be used on irregular knobs, includi
The Carex Enablers Jar Opener & Closer, model EN17CRD, is a jar opener and tap turner designed for use by individuals with limited manual dexterity. The large round disk fits over jar lids or taps, while the pinwheel design in the surface helps secure the user's grip and concentrate hand strength while turning. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 4.75 x 1.25 x 4.75 inches.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device enables those with limited hand function to turn faucets on and off. Partially straighten out a steel S hook and saw it in half. Saw a U bolt in half. Weld half of the S hook to half of the U bolt. Drill a 1/4 inch hole in the top of a number 2 size file handle. Epoxy the file handle to the end of the U bolt. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make It Cheap Volume 3 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independenc
Great Grips are door knob or faucet covers designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or little or no manual dexterity or strength to open doors or turn faucets. These soft thermoplastic sleeves slip over existing rounded door knobs or faucets. Made of a soft latex-free material, they have a smooth surface to assist in turning. OPTIONS: Built-in AgION antimicrobial, a combination of silver ions bonded to a ceramic material called zeolite; built-in glow-in-the-dark cry
The Gripper Water Faucet Handle, model 003, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, or use of only one hand. This turner attaches over existing tap handles, giving users a gripping area with more leverage. The device features red and blue color-coded indicators that identify hot and cold valves, and two separate grip locks that are compatible with most valve and spigot handles are included. COLOR: White
The Swedish Tap Turner, model 16K037A, is a multi-pin tap and knob turner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or limited grip strength. This device features a large handle and multiple nylon pins on the face to grasp many shapes of taps and knobs. The device is made of plastic.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Devices for turning taps on and off using push or pull motions for persons with limited hand strength or dexterity. Illustrates construction of simple devices to turn taps, made of plywood cut in a paddle shape with dowels fastened to the wide end. The dowels fit around the tap, allowing it to be levered on or off. The device for taps with an even number of spokes has 4 dowels, that for an odd number has 3 dowels. Includes diagrams, drawings and photog
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Tap Turner provides leverage for those with limited ability to turn taps and knobs. Illustrates a device made of 8 inches of an aluminum bar 1 by 1/8 inches with two pieces of 3/8 by 1 by 4 inches wood made into a handle; and two carriage bolts fastened 1 1/2 inches apart on the other end (or it can be made adjustable by making several holes on the strip and the inside bolt movable, fastened with a wing nut). SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. Woodwork
The Tap Turner, model 16K025, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This device clamps onto a water tap or a door knob to convert knobs that are difficult to turn into levers. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches (6 centimeters) diameter.
The Tap Turners are tap turners designed for individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. The devices are designed to fit onto a wide variety of sizes and shapes of both crystal and traditional crosshead taps. They are supplied as a pair with red handle for hot and a blue handle for cold. The lever handle is pivoted to allow for clearance with a wall at the back of the sink or basin.
The Gripper, model 18L003A, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This indoor/outdoor gripper fits over existing handles such as spigots and other hard-to-turn handles. It comes with two separate grip locks making it compatible with most valve and spigot handles. The device also features red and blue indicator caps that aid in identifying hot and cold valves in the laundry area.
The Universal Turner "Pigge" is a knob and tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The device consists of a unit with retractable stainless steel pins attached to an L-shaped, latex-free plastic handle to increase turning leverage.When pressed against an irregularly-shaped item, knob or control, such as keys, dead bolts faucets, or stove controls, the retractable pins conform to and grip the object to be turned. The handle provides turnin