Tampon For Feminine Hygiene Or Medical Purposes, And Process For Producing The Same
Patent #: 6,758,839
Inventor(s): Karin Lochte; Hans Werner Schoelling and Andrew Lewis
Company: Johnson & Johnson GmbH
Patented is a tampon for feminine hygiene or medical purposes featuring a nonwoven cover with at least one outwardly directed, smooth surface enclosing a liquid absorbing core. The cover is made of a smooth calendered nonwoven web of bicomponent fibers with at least two different melting points. The outwardly directed surface of the nonwoven cover has a coefficient of static friction of less than 0.4.
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