Patents

Absorbent Article With Multiple High Absorbency Zones

October 1, 2002

An absorbent structure comprising an integral absorbent element without any identifiable laminate layers has been patented. The absorbent structure features an upper and lower surface, defining an absorbent element thickness, and a first and second high absorbency zone. The first high absorbency zone is separated from the second by a portion of the absorbent element thickness. The first and second high absorbency zones contain a mixture of absorbent fibers and superabsorbent polymer particles.
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