BLADE TECHNOLOGY

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BLADE TECHNOLOGY

BLADE TECHNOLOGY
BLADE TECHNOLOGY

Blades are the fundamental technology in any shaver, and Panasonic’s blades are the direct descendent of the traditional art of the Japanese bladesmith. Made of the finest steel, they are forged and ground to become exceptionally hard, strong, and sharp. Highest-level technology and skill come together in blades of incomparable quality.

BLADE TECHNOLOGY
BLADE TECHNOLOGY
Foils

Foils

A pattern with a multitude of distinct elements is inscribed on the gently curving surface, which gently captures beards of any texture and toughness.

Inner blades

Inner blades

Sharpened to a 30° acute angle, these blades have exceptionally low cutting resistance. The result is a clean, neat cut.

BLADE TECHNOLOGY

Demanding the finest materials: Yasukihagane stainless steel

From the finest materials, the finest blades. Panasonic uses highest-quality Yasukihagane stainless steel, famous worldwide as traditional Japanese blade steel.

Demanding the finest materials: Yasukihagane stainless steel
BLADE TECHNOLOGY

Making the impossible possible: traditional forging methods

Panasonic leverage high-level processing technology and the skill of seasoned artisans. Based on traditional Japanese forging and grinding technologies, Panasonic’s proprietary technologies make possible an extremely acute blade angle and unprecedented sharpness.

Making the impossible possible: traditional forging methods

Realizing the perfect pattern: ultra-high-precision dies

The complex outer blades of Panasonic shavers can only be produced with ultra-high-precision dies. Panasonic’s experienced artisans work by hand, cutting the metal with incredible precision, tolerating variance of no more than a micrometer.

Japanese Blade Technology
A Legacy of Quality, A Tradition of Innovation

A Legacy of Quality,
A Tradition of Innovation


Advancing the Japanese art of making exceptionally sharp and robust swords, Panasonic has applied state-of-the-art technology to develop blades of outstandingly high quality.

A Legacy of Quality, A Tradition of Innovation
Forging Makes strong steel

Hammering and shaping steel makes it both stronger and more flexible.

Tempering Makes steel harder

Subjecting the steel to high temperatures increases its hardness, durability, and wear-resistance.

Forging Makes strong steel
Tempering Makes steel harder
Grinding Thoroughly sharpens

Grinding produces a smooth, acute-angle blade with outstanding sharpness.

Inspection Maintains quality

A stringent inspection process ensures that every blade meets uncompromising quality standards.

Grinding Thoroughly sharpens
Inspection Maintains quality