NEW for the HOME (Nov, 1950)
I like how this Zip-Tie and modern Zip-Ties serve the same purpose in a totally different way.
NEW for the HOME
Safety Outlet, of Bakelite plastic, features rotating caps that automatically cover the sockets when not in use. When plug prongs are inserted, the cap is turned to align cap and socket holes. Bell Electric Co., 1844-50 W. 21 St., Chicago.
Sliding Door Hardware has self-adjusting spring tension built into top rollers, eliminates fitting time, lets you use all the space between ceiling and floor. Wheels are of case-hardened steel, run on ball bearings. Roll-A-Door Corp., N. Y. C.
Grate Master is a time and knuckle saver for the housewife and host. It grates, shreds and slices fruits, vegetables, nuts, etc., and it shaves ice, all in record time. A safety feeder pushes food into grater. Resnick Ind., Ellenville, N. Y.
Meat Slicer pays for itself because it lets you buy meat, bacon, cheese in bulk, slice it fresh as needed. Simple and safe to use, it makes wafer-thin to 3/4-in. slices, holds food 5 in. high, 7-1/2 in. wide. The Idea Treasury, New Rochelle, N. Y.
Zip-Tie Twine Holder takes a 375-ft. ball, has a handy razor blade safety cutter built into its side. Container comes in clear or colored Bakelite plastic, may be nailed or screwed to a counter or wall. J. E. Fricke Co., Philadelphia, Pa.