Absorbent Materials Having Improved Absorbent Properties
Patent #: 6,706,944
Inventor(s): Thomas Rueckes and Brent Segal
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc.
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.
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