There are many jars and cans that are not so flexible and are enclosed with rigid caps. The caps prove quite suitable and help in maintaining the safety and perishability of food in the jar as well as the can. Opening a can at times becomes quite a difficult task and doing it manually may hurt you badly. Can openers prove handy and help you with opening of the can in quite a suitable and easy manner. From electrically operated to manual as well as semi – electrical, can openers come in different avatars and help in opening of small as well as big cans. The decision to buy a can opener is simply personal and your uses should motivate you as to what is the type and design that you want to invest in.
Some popular types are given below –
Manual type –
Manual types are quite simple and prove vital when there is no electricity. They are used for smaller cans. The manual type is further classified into following categories.
- Key chain can openers – This one is the smallest of all can openers and is used to open soda bottle as well beer and cold drink bottles. These can be carried in pocket and can also be used to gift someone. Key chain proves handy is something you can’t dispute with in terms of suitability and value.
- Handheld can openers – Equipped with cutting wheels as well as a locking handle, this one is made from stainless steel and proves quite useful with various sorts of cans. The functioning is quite simple and with rotating wheel and sharp edges the case is opened with dexterity and superb technique.
The electronic ones have become quite handy in recent times and are used by maximum number of people. It runs on electricity and provides superior can cutting. Some popular types are given below –
- Electric counter placed – Can openers that are placed on counters are only suitable for cans that can be lifted and fit into the machines for opening them. Made from either metal or plastic, this type of can opener comes with magnet arm as well as blade arm and proves quite handy as well as suitable for various options. Suitable for homes, electric counter placed models provide value and great deal of safety.
- Handheld or cordless – The handheld can opener works on the principle of charge and is used in various commercial stores as well as homes. The best thing about these is that they are perfectly mobile and prove valuable in opening of any sort of can that is of small built.