US 9,808,943 B2
Electric shaver and its head
Masaaki Sato, Shiga (JP); Hiroaki Shimizu, Shiga (JP); and Toshio Ikuta, Shiga (JP)
Assigned to PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., Osaka (JP)
Filed by Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd., Osaka (JP)
Filed on Feb. 15, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/43,769.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-045164 (JP), filed on Mar. 6, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0257008 A1, Sep. 8, 2016
Int. Cl. B26B 19/04 (2006.01)
CPC B26B 19/048 (2013.01) [B26B 19/046 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A head of an electric shaver, comprising:
a plurality of blade units, each including an outer blade that contacts with a target area and an inner blade provided corresponding to the outer blade and configured to make a reciprocating move relative to the outer blade;
a head case supporting the plurality of blade units; and
a first rotary member rotatably supported by the head case, wherein:
the plurality of blade units are aligned in a shorter direction of the head case and includes a first outermost blade unit disposed on one of outermost sides in an alignment direction of the plurality of blade units,
the first rotary member is disposed outside the outer blade of the first outermost blade unit and supported by the first outermost blade unit,
the first outermost blade unit and the first rotary member are coupled so as to move together relative to the head case in a height direction of the head case, and
the first rotary member is not coupled to one of the plurality of blade units adjacent to the first outermost blade unit.