Disposable Absorbent Articles Having Multiple Absorbent Core Components Including Replaceable Components
Patent #: 6,989,006
Inventor(s): Gary Lavon, Gerald Young and Theodora Beck
Company: The Procter and Gamble Company
A disposable absorbent article adapted to be worn about a lower torso of a human body was patented. The article includes a chassis forming a waist opening and a pair of leg openings. It also has longitudinally opposing first and second waist end edges, longitudinally opposing first and second waist regions adjacent to the respective waist end edges and a crotch region longitudinally intermediate of the waist regions. A non-removable absorbent core component is located in the crotch region. A first replaceable absorbent core component is located in capillary liquid communication with the non-removable absorbent core component. The non-removable absorbent core component comprises absorbent layers and the first replaceable absorbent core component is located between the absorbent layers.
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