Patents

Disposable article with enhanced texture

March 30, 2004

1. A single-ply disposable fibrous article consisting of: a foreshortened, wet-extensible ply having a surface topography exhibiting regions of minimum and maximum calipers comprising creping ridges, wherein the creping ridges are oriented in a first direction; and a coating bonded to the foreshortened ply, the coating defining bonded regions and a plurality of unbonded regions in the foreshortened ply; wherein the minimum caliper is coincident the bonded regions; and wherein the coating comprises a plurality of mutually parallel lines of adhesive extending in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction.

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