Wet grinder works on electricity with the
principle of diminishing manual work. It reduces time and energy. Electrically
operated wet grinders for both commercial establishment and homes are now
available in the market. Though expensive, these take the drudgery out of such
chores. The commonest types used for wet grinding are Tilting model
Table top model
Wet grinder is a mechanical device used for
grinding large quantities of chutneys or preparing the batter for idli, dosa
In the ordinary type, lifting and cleaning the
grinding stone poses a problem because of heavy weight.
Since the grinding vessel is uncovered, it may
harbour household pests like cockroaches and get deposited with dust.
In the tilting model, it takes a longer time to
grind because the stone is light in weight. There is a possibility of water
getting into grinder machine through an outer opening around the grinding
vessel. As a result it may cause damage to the inner parts due to rust
Overloading of wet-grinder should be avoided to
prevent overheating of motor.
It should not be used in a low-voltage
situation. Low- voltage may cause the motor to run slowly and eventually
It should be thoroughly cleaned and dried after
use to prevent bad odour.
The equipment should be covered when not in use.
The equipment should be used according to the
Labour Saving Devices
social and economic conditions in the last few years have resulted in changed
responsibilities for both the gainfully employed and full time homemaker.
Normally the homemakers spend much of their time in the kitchen. It will be
helpful if they can save steps, energy, money and time in several ways in the
kitchen. Labour saving devices both electrical and non-electrical are
increasingly utilized by the homemaker at present. These tools and appliances
have become part and parcel of the houses because of the comforts they yield.
Adjusting the homemakers workload at home and outside the home necessitates the
use of tools and appliances for carrying out the household activities.
Labour saving devices are the tools and appliances used to save both
time and energy of the homemaker.