How is an ox horn hair comb made?

ox horn hair comb
The path of growth for every ox horn hair comb.

Ox horn hair comb is very suitable for combing hair comb, combing hair with ox horn several times a day can play a role in massaging the brain scalp, and head nerves, promoting blood circulation, and relaxation of tension and fatigue emotions. Good horn comb feels warm like jade, thick, horn color round, feels good, not static electricity.
So how is the horn comb made? Ox horn hair comb is generally traditionally handmade, more steps, the next detailed introduction to the production process of ox horn hair comb, come to understand it.

How is the ox horn hair comb made?

Ox horn hair comb is made of ox horn as raw material a kind of comb, general production of ox horn hair comb is traditionally handmade. After sawing, opening, splitting, chiseling, flowing, playing billet, and other processes to make the initial billet, and then after the change, office, compound, picking, grinding, combing, and other 25 processes to produce a comb.

The production process of ox horn hair comb

1. Cutting

Remove the root of the horn, remove the bone inside the horn, and then sew the horn into small sections of varying lengths. After removing the bones, the thickness of the horn will be determined. If the thickness is above 1cm, the horn will be sawn to a longer length of about 20cm, which will be used to make exquisite combs. A thickness of 1cm or less, sawed into about 10 centimeters, is used to make ordinary combs.

2. Cut the whole corner

Cutting a good cut off the tube-shaped knot and then see into a curved cornerback, which is the whole corner of the phase cutting needed to complete the task. When operating, technicians should follow the principle of tending to thick and thin, keeping the thickest piece. All sides of the same thickness are the best material, first, take out the back side, and then take the saw out of the other side.

3. Planning back

Is to give the curved back beauty beauty. Beauty tools are commonly used sand wheels. Planning back is divided into two parts, part of the back of the corner of the curved part of the smooth, for the follow-up work to prepare; and the other part of the back of the corner of the outer skin to polish.

4. Sunshine blank

In the production process, the sunshine blank link generally uses manual drying. Put into a woven bag of horn back (t blanks) into the drying room, and keep a medium fire, for about a week time can be. After drying, the cornerback also needs to dry naturally for two days, so that the cornerback absorbs the moisture in the air is more resilient, and is not easy to break.

5. Billet shaping

Billet shaping is to make the corner of the back of the curved straight body, become straight and rounded. In the press before the blank, the first corner of the back to the temperature of 60 ~ 80 degrees in the oil pan and soaked for half an hour, so that the corner of the back slowly becomes soft, which can also play a role in sterilization After half an hour, the blanks are put into the high-temperature equipment and flattened. To avoid rebound, the flattened blanks need to be put into the shaping equipment for compaction and cooling.

6. Painting the comb

Outline the shape of the comb. There are fixed templates for drawing combs, and the templates are divided into many kinds according to the shape, thickness …… The templates are divided into many different kinds, choose the most appropriate template to draw the comb, to avoid waste to the greatest extent possible. With the outline of the comb, use the saw blade to sew off the excess part, and then use the sand wheel to smooth the edges and corners, after sanding ensure that the shape of the comb also needs to be drawn for the comb for the second time.

7. Sawing

Use the saw blade to saw off the excess corners along the outer edge of the drawn outline, sawing out the basic shape of the comb, which we call the comb blank.

8. Dipping in water

To increase the toughness of the comb, not easy to break, you need to put the comb blank into the water for 6~10 hours.

9. Open teeth

Open the teeth using a cylinder saw, the cylinder saw can complete the task of opening the teeth of 100 combs each time. Here we require 100 combs of the same size and uniform specifications.

10. Sanding

The surface of the comb is rough after opening the teeth and should be sanded. Sanding first with a grooved grinding wheel to sand the teeth of the comb, so that it is sanded into the appropriate size of the rounded tooth tip. After that, use the common grinding wheel to polish the back of the comb and the body of the comb as a whole to make it smooth and rounded.

11. Polishing

To make the horn comb more warm and bright, it also needs to be polished.

12. Waxing

Waxing is to make the comb smoother and produce a mirror shine. Here the horn comb is finished.

The above is a horn comb from raw materials to the comb of the growth of the road, very not easy, cherish the hands of the comb, so that it is always around.

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