lid lifter


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lid lifter

A term of art referring to exuberant growth of Rhizopus spp and Zygomyces spp on SABHI culture media, in which high-fibrous colonies rapidly fill the entire petri dish, seeming poised to lift off the lid.
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Using a 1/4" seam allowance and backstitching at both ends, sew patch A through all the layers of the folded lid lifter as shown, stopping 1/2" from the bottom edge.
Kuhn Rikon rolls out two new Safety Lid Lifter can openers featuring the patented Lid Gripper for safe and "touchless" can opening.
The "Lid Lifter" from Cretex Specialty Products is designed to remove manhole lids having concealed pick holes.
that is also adapted to be conveniently used as a stove lid lifter."
A claw hammer serves as a lid lifter and a pair of tongs can be used to move hot coals.
Stuart Faber, Cincinnati, Ohio, speculates that the piece might be a stove lid lifter for a wood or coal stove.
After this, remove the lid with a lid lifter or tongs, set aside.
Additional items launched at the show include a five-piece canning set, consisting of a jar wrench, canning funnel, PVC-coated jar lifter, tongs and a magnetic lid lifter to protect fingers from scalding water.
Wipe the rims of the jars clean with a moist paper towel and then apply the heated lids using a magnetic lid lifter. Tighten the bands to just finger tight.
* Is there a lid lifter to fit the eyes on the stove?
Don't forget jar tongs, a magnetic lid lifter (easily made by gluing a small magnet onto a short dowel; this keeps your fingers out of the hot water while fishing for a lid, and avoids the frustration of trying to pick up a single lid with tongs), a widemouth funnel to fill jars, a 1-1/2 cup scoop, and a sturdy tray for carrying jars.
* LID LIFTERS are rods with curved claws on the end that hook around a lid's handle so you don't have to touch hot metal.