Absorbent Materials Having Improved Absorbent Properties

March 16, 2004

A patent has been issued for an absorbent fibrous foam, comprised of a water insoluble fiber and a superabsorbent material. The absorbent fibrous foam comprises a fluid intake capacity of at least 15 g/g, a vertical wicking distance of at least 10 cm, and an absorbency under zero load of at least 15 g/g.