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Refastenable Absorbent Garment And Method For Assembly Thereof



Published April 10, 2007
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Patented is a refastenable absorbent garment comprising: a first body panel with a body side and a garment side; a second body panel with a body side and a garment side; and a fastener member attached to the body side of the first body panel comprising a refastenable portion formed on a garment side of the fastener member. The refastenable portion is releasably attached to the body side of the second body panel. The refastenable portion directly engages the second body panel. The fastener member comprises a first portion attached to the body side of the first body panel and a second portion comprising the refastenable portion releasably attached to the body side of the second body panel. Each of the first and second body panels comprise an outboard side edge. Each of the first and second portions comprise an inboard and an outboard edge. The outboard edges of the first and second portions are positioned closer to the outboard side edges of the first and second body panels, respectively, than are the inboard edges of the first and second portions. The outboard edges of the first and second portions are hinged together.