Pant-like absorbent garment having tailored flap and leg elastic
Patent #: 6,716,205
Inventor(s): Robert Lee Popp and Kathleen Irene Ratliff, Neenah
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
A patent has been issued for pant-like garment comprised of a chassis including an outer cover and a body side liner, and a waist opening. There is also a first and second leg openings and a liquid impermeable layer adjacent to the outer cover and situated between the outer cover and the body side liner. At least one elastomeric member is folded within and bonded to the body side liner around at least a portion of each of the first and second leg openings to form leak guard flap regions along transverse edges of the body side liner.
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