Patent Number: 6,293,017

Title: Reciprocating type electric shaver

Abstract: The invention relates to a reciprocating type electric shaver comprising blade heads including a slit blade, a slit inner blade, web blades, a web outer blade, a slit outer blade, a web inner blade for cutting the beard introduced from perforations of said web outer blade with said web outer blade, said web inner blade being slidable connected to the inner surface of said web outer blade and reciprocating, wherein said slit outer blade has on the planar upper surface having slits therein, a flat portion substantially parallel to the axis where the peaks of the adjacent web blades are aligned in a line, said slit inner blade being slidable inside the flat portion, said slit outer blade having a blade edge projecting outward at the web blade side beyond the side walls of said slit outer blade, with said blade edge located at side edges along the reciprocating direction of said slit inner blade on the flat portion, and the blade edge is formed on the upper surface with a tapered face successive to the flat portion so as to be slant in the direction lower than the flat portion as approaching the outside end of the blade edge.

Inventors: Sato; Masaaki (Hikone, JP), Shiba; Takeshi (Hikone, JP), Nakagawa; Hikoyoshi (Takatsuki, JP)

Assignee: Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.

International Classification: B26B 19/04 (20060101); B26B 19/10 (20060101); B26B 019/06 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018