Absorbent Article Formed With Microlayered Films
Patent #: 7,179,952
Inventor(s): John Vukos, Vasily Topolkaraev, Thomas Odorzynski, Palani Wallajapet, Georgia Zehner, Duane Uitenbroek and Richard Tanzer
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
An absorbent article has been granted a patent. The article comprises a unitary system of microlayered film constructed and arranged for performing multiple functions. The system has at least one first microlayer film region with a liquid intake function, at least one second microlayer film region with a liquid retention function and at least one third microlayer film region with a liquid barrier function. The first microlayer film region has a construction that is at least in part different from the construction of the at least one second microlayer film region and of the at least one third microlayer film region.
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