PATENT OF THE WEEK – ELECTRIC NAIL CLIPPER
The ELECTRIC NAIL CLIPPER was invented by Hollis Brizan (Brooklyn, NY) on the 7th of June, 2011 bearing patent number US7954242B1.
The present invention is in the field of Nail Cutter and this invention assists individuals to clip their toenails or fingernail manually as well as automatically. This invention comes in two models one is the manual device and the other one is an electric one. In the manual mode of the nail clipper, a soft pad will be there on the top surface for the user comfort and the edges for trimming will be positioned at the end of a pair of horizontal members. Spring is positioned near the trimming edges to ensure the device is open during normal operation. The device is surrounded entirely by the plastic case so, as to assure that the trimming edges move in a uniform direction along with which a guide is provided to move within a cavity. In the case of the electric model, a push switch is placed on the front of the device which is operated by a standard electrical current. The trimming edges of the guide mechanism are identical to that of the manual model. The push switch allows an individual to press the switch and a pressure-sensitive actuator or solenoid will engage the arms of a horizontal member, which is connected to the other horizontal member and hinged at one end. When the solenoid activates, the trimming edges will close on the fingernail or toenail. The object of this device is to allow an individual to clip toenails and fingernails safely.