Patents

Disposable Pants Of Trunks-Type

July 6, 2004

A patent has been issued for disposable trunks-type pants with a waist-opening and a pair of leg-openings. The pants include a pair of lateral trunk panels opposed to each other and a middle trunk panel extending between the lateral trunk panels. Each of the lateral trunk panels has an upper section and a lower section extending downward from the upper section. The middle trunk panel has a front trunk section, a rear trunk section opposed to the front trunk section, a crotch section extending between the front and rear trunk sections and a pair of downward extensions extending downward from transversely opposite sides of the crotch section. Each of the upper sections and the front and rear trunk sections has side edges and an upper edge. The side edges of each of the upper sections are bonded to the respective side edges of the front and rear trunk sections. The upper edges of the upper sections and the front and rear trunk sections are not bonded to each other and together define a peripheral edge of the waist-opening. Each of the lower sections and the downward extensions has side edges and a lower edge, the side edges of each of the lower sections are bonded to the respective side edges of the downward extensions, the lower edges of the lower sections and the downward extensions are not bonded to each other and together define peripheral edges of the leg-openings. The front trunk section extends continuously and seamlessly between bonding lines where the side edges of the upper sections are bonded to the respective side edges of the front trunk section.
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