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The Microwave Dish Holder is a non-commercial product designed to assist individuals with limited manual dexterity and/or feeling to pick up and move a microwave dish, while protecting the individual from burns. The unit resembles a forearm orthosis with an aluminum claw attached to the end to grab onto the dish. The device is made of bent aluminum plate and Duraplast, with two velcro straps for attaching the holder to the wrist and fingers. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: This device was designed by the University of British Columbia for an individual with little feeling in the hands who could not sense the degree of heat of the dish that could produce a burn upon handling with bare hands. DIMENSIONS: The holder is approximately 8.5 inches long.
Notes: Tetra is a voluntary organization which links persons with disabilities, technical volunteers, professional engineers, technicians, and tradesman. Persons interested in having this device made for them, or companies interested in manufacturing this product should contact Tetra.
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This product record was updated on August 11, 2003.
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Tetra Society of North AmericaThe purpose of Tetra is to recruit skilled volunteer engineers and technicians to create assistive devices for people with disabilities. Volunteer engineers, design technicians, and health professionals work one to one with their clients to make assistive aids or modifications to their environments.
3077 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J9
Telephone: 877-688-8762 or 604-688-6464.
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