PATENT OF THE WEEK – FOOD PROCESSOR
The device is Food processor was invented by Chung Lun Yip on the 5th of October 1999, bearing patent number US5960709A.
The present invention relates to a food processor and, particularly but not exclusively, to one which is manual operated. It includes a lid having an opening for receiving food, a container below the lid and having an opening provided with a metal ring, a food cutting disc for use at the opening and provided with a number of metal parts for contact with the metal ring, and a handle for rotating the cutting disc to cut the food received. The metal ring and parts are provided for contact with each other to resist wear-and-tear through relative rotation between the cutting disc and the container.