Patents

Sheet for Absorbent Article and Absorbent Article Using the Same

January 18, 2005

A sheet that gives an absorbent article improved recovery from distortion was patented. The sheet comprises thermally bonded nonwoven fabric containing 70% by weight or more of core-sheath type thermally bonding conjugate fibers, which are thermally fused together at their intersections, wherein the core comprises a polyester and the sheath comprises a copolymer mainly comprising propylene or a copolymer mainly comprising ethylene. The sheet has a recovery force of 0.7 cN or more in the cross direction, a compressive strength of 100 cN or less and a basis weight of 20 gpsm or more.
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