Hairdressing scissors are highly complex and finely balanced precision tools with many refined details. A small knowledge ABC explains the features of the most important work equipment of hairdressers.
spacer between the two scissor rings: A small button of plastic or rubber cushions the meeting of the two grip rings.
Openings for thumb and ring finger at the leaf end to operate the scissors.
Moveable thumb eye
Special feature for more ergonomics. The movable thumb eye makes the cutting movement with and facilitates work.
The external sides of the upper and lower pelvis, ie the two scissor halves, are called leaf.
Features: two serrated blades. Thinning hair is thinned out with thinning scissors.
Finger hook To support the little finger, which in this way supports the closing process.
With maximum precision, the two scissor halves must move against each other and fit perfectly together at the transition point (crossing point).
It is the place where the two scissor halves are connected. Decisive for the easy walk is the smooth shape of the crescent.
He encloses the eyes, so the finger openings.
He is available on both scissor halves. This is a special, interlocking shaping of both parts, which move precisely and softly against each other.
The lower, non-cutting part of a scissor beak.
If you look at the scissors from the side, you can see through between the scissor blades. In this cave the hair is kept safe. The hollow grinding improves the sharpness of the cutting edges.
Honing Finely polished blades that are sharper and allow creative slicing.
Optimizing the angle at the cutting edge: It becomes sharper and the sharpness of the cutting edge is optimized.
Scissors It has a smooth and a serrated edge. It cuts transitions and fringe contours. She brings structure and support hair in the hairstyle.
Oberbeck and Unterbeck Meant are the two scissor halves: At Oberbeck you can see the screw, here you can usually see the logo of the manufacturer and the model name. The Unterbeck is the counterpart underneath. Both parts are precisely aligned so that they touch exactly in the tip and the hair is held between the leaves without being pushed apart.
Offset and semi-offset
Ergonomic or semi- ergonomic scissors shape with staggered handle rings.
As the name implies: back of a Scherenbecks.
Scissor Parts, Outside and Inside
The outside scissor parts include wad, blade, spine, belt and craft. The internal parts are called hollow and intermediate.
Screw / Adjustment
Screw The screw deserves special attention. It regulates the course of a pair of scissors. Meanwhile, ball-bearing models are also on the market, which ensure a special protection of the cutting.
barber scissors are made of steel. For the more favorable models one uses normal steel, which receives a certain rust protection only by chrome plating or nickel plating. Today, however, we work almost exclusively with stainless steels. Among them is Japanese cobalt steel.
It gets its name from the tulip-shaped tooth heads. They provide precision cutting, while the necks leave plenty of room for the remaining hair.
term for the cutting edges on the upper and lower ponds. They are actually the officials of a pair of scissors.
Modeling and thinning shears have serrated cutting edges so that only parts of the passés are cut: for thinning, for feathery and flowing effects.
The intermediate is the middle section of scissors with crescent and screw hole.