Patents

Absorbent Article With Acquisition Portion Protruding Through A Topsheet Opening And A Storage Member Opening

October 17, 2006

An absorbent article with a longitudinal centerline and a lateral centerline was recently patented. The absorbent article comprises a topsheet, a backsheet and an absorbent component. The topsheet has an opening and the absorbent component comprises a storage member and a distribution member. The storage member has an opening surrounded by a periphery edge while the distribution member comprises an acquisition portion and a main portion. The main portion extends underneath the storage member and the acquisition portion protrudes through the topsheet opening and the storage member opening. The acquisition portion extends over the topsheet longitudinally outward or laterally outward beyond the peripheral edge of the storage member opening.

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