In the vertical, horizontal, and diagonal directions.
In order to turn the SWIVEL ring more freely, two axes are set so that it can be turned doubly. Thereby, it can turn also to diagonal directions. Four ball bearings are mounted for smooth rotation. Your thumb does not become painful anymore. 3 ring sizes (M size is regular size.) (S・16mmx17mm/M・16.5mmx20mm/L・17mmx24mm)
EXTRAMARISE EXTRAMARISE® is a proprietary heat treatment ideally suited for haircutting scissors that was developed by MIZUTANI based on long years of accumulated data and experience. The same steel material can have totally different performance depending on the heat treatment used. Therefore, to maximize the special qualities of the rare metals (cobalt, molybdenum, vanadium, etc.) we’ve added to our products to the greatest extent possible, and achieve the ideal metal for scissors, (*hardening, tempering, sub-zero processing) and other complete temperature management procedures are essential. To bring out the distinct characteristics of materials, and manufacture a blade with the ultimate strength required for haircutting scissors, we at MIZUTANI have implemented our own proprietary heat treatment using the ideal temperature for scissors: EXTRAMARISE® processing.
CARBON RESIN BEARING The bearings made of carbon-contained resin is used that is excellent in friction and abrasion, and several pieces are mounted inside the pivot screw, to produce the even and smooth feelings in opening and closing the blades.
RESIN BEARING These bearings are made by shaving each of them one by one, using a resin material with excellent mechanical properties. Their smoothness and flexibility makes for an ideal cutting experience, and protects the scissors and screws from wear and tear. Our bearings are gentle to both our scissors and their users.
ORGANIC DESIGN The handles are so designed that they look nonmetallic, alive and organic. You may feel some warmth from the three-dimensional, twisted handles, and once touched, you would not like to part them from your hand.
DISK DRIVER Compact and easy to turn, this is a flat type driver for UFO screws. This screwdriver is included with all scissors with the mark shown.
* is registered trademark of MIZUTANI SCISSORS in Japan. * SWIVEL® is registered trademark of MIZUTANI SCISSORS in Japan. * SWIVEL® series is registered design patent in Japan. * SWIVEL®SPEED STAR is registered design patent in Japan and USA.