Absorbent Nonwoven Fabric:
Patent #: 6,509,079
Inventor(s): Susan Suehr, Linda McMeekin, James Knox and Frank Flesch
Company: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
A nonwoven fabric, with a repeating pattern of three interconnected fiber arrays and a first fiber array comprising several parallel fiber segments has been patented. A second fiber array is adjacent to the first fiber array and contains several twisted and turned fiber segments that form a band disposed perpendicular to the parallel fiber segments. A third fiber array interconnects the first and second fiber arrays and contains multiple highly entangled fiber segments.
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