Tampon Applicator Assembly Having An Improved Plunger And Methods Of Making

May 16, 2006

A tampon applicator assembly was recently patented. The article includes a barrel with a main section between an insertion tip and a finger grip and a plunger with a first end, a main body and a second end. The plunger is slideably received in the barrel. A pledget disposed in the barrel between the insertion tip and the first end of the plunger so that a force applied on the second end of the plunger expels the pledget from the barrel at the insertion. The first end of the plunger has a first outer dimension; the second end has a second outer dimension; and the main body has a third outer dimension. The first outer dimension is about 10% to 15% larger than the third outer dimension and the second outer dimension is more than about 85% larger than the third outer dimension.
  • Advances in Ultrasonics

    Advances in Ultrasonics

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||January 2, 2017
    Ultrasonic suppliers’ improved bonding systems allow for softer, more comfortable absorbent hygiene products.

  • Private Label: Not About No Frills Anymore

    Karen McIntyre, Editor||January 2, 2017
    Competition in the diaper market focuses on quality, not value.

  • Hygiene Machinery Review

    Karen McIntyre, Editor||January 2, 2017
    The growing importance of adult incontinence plus a widespread need for increased flexibility has changed the game for makers