Disposable Absorbent Garments Having Fluid Handling Characteristics That Encourage Toilet Training
Patent #: 6,727,404
Inventor(s): Marcille Faye Ruman, Lawrence Howell Sawyer, Christopher Peter Olson and Shirlee Ann Weber
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide
A disposable absorbent pant was recently patented. The article features a chassis with a waist opening and first and second leg openings. The chassis includes an outer cover, a body side liner at least partially bonded to the outer cover and an absorbent pad positioned between the outer cover and the body side liner. The disposable absorbent pant has an intake rate for a 40 milliliter insult of at least seven seconds, an intake rate for an 80 milliliter insult of at least 45 seconds, a final flowback of a 40 milliliter insult of less than 35% of an initial flowback of the 40 milliliter insult, a final flowback of an 80 milliliter insult of less than 60% of an initial flowback of the 80 milliliter insult and a fluid distribution of an 80 milliliter insult of at least 60%, each according to a Cradle Test.
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