Flexible Mechanical Fastening Tab
Patent #: 6,994,698
Inventor(s): A. Leak, Apiromraj Roslansky, Paul Van Gompel, Georgia Zehner, Edward Ruscher and Yung Huang
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide
A mechanical fastening tab for use on a disposable absorbent product was recently issued a patent. The fastening tab includes a substrate adapted to be joined to the disposable absorbent product. A first mechanical fastener component is joined to the substrate and is adapted to releasably engage a second mechanical fastener component. The fastening tab has a Gurley stiffness value of less than about 200 milligrams in an area of the fastening tab including the first mechanical fastener component.
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