Method for Making Absorbent Items and an Absorbent Item Obtained Using This Method
September 5, 2006
An absorbent item of the type with a soft retaining cover has been patented. The item has a first and a second face that are opposite one another and comprise at least one sheet of material and one pad. The pad is inside the cover, between the first and second faces and comprises a first layer, the first layer comprising a mixture of a portion of at least one new absorbent material, and a portion of a shredded, recycled material derived from shredded faulty absorbent items from a production line for such items, the shredded, recycled material including a mixture of cellulose fiber, particles of super-absorbent material, permeable spun-bonded material and polyethylene.