Patents

Substantially Serpentine Shaped Tampon

November 30, 2004

Patented is a tampon featuring a mass of absorbent material formed into a self-sustaining shape. The self-sustaining shape includes an insertion end, a withdrawal end and a center region. The insertion end is opposed to the withdrawal end and the center region is located between the insertion end and the withdrawal end. The insertion end has a perimeter at the insertion edge and the withdrawal end has a perimeter at the withdrawal edge. The perimeter at the insertion edge is less than the perimeter at the withdrawal edge. The self-sustaining shape has an outer surface that is substantially serpentine and the tampon has continually changing volume.

  • 2015 International Buyers Guide

    2015 International Buyers Guide

    July 21, 2015
    Our annual Buyers’ Guide lists nearly every supplier and producer involved with the global nonwovens industry.

  • Fibers Market Outlook

    Fibers Market Outlook

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||June 8, 2015
    Natural and synthetic fiber producers create unique solutions for all nonwovens applications.

  • Keeping It Clean

    Keeping It Clean

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||June 8, 2015
    Convenience and continued innovation keeps the household wipes market thriving.