Pattern Unbonded Nonwoven Web And Process For Making Same
Patent #: 7,276,642
Inventor(s): Tom Belau, Neenah
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide
A disposable absorbent article was recently granted a patent. The article includes an article chassis with a side edge and a pattern-unbonded material on the article chassis. The pattern-unbonded material includes a first region and at least one second region. The first region includes a first pattern of continuous bonded areas defining a first plurality of discrete unbonded areas. The second region includes a second pattern of continuous bonded areas defining a second plurality of discrete unbonded areas. The second pattern is different from the first pattern; at least a portion of the second region extends out beyond the side edge of the article chassis.
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