Multilayer 7 Absorbent Article
Patent #: 7,632,258
Inventor(s): Jennifer Misek, Danielle Finger, Alice Romans-Hess, Mary Berceau, Jamie Gloede, Candace Krautkramer, Jason English, Jennifer Pozniak, Stuart Burgan, Peter Gebhardt, Patsy Krautkramer, Wendy Hamilton and Amanda Carlson
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
Patented recently is an absorbent feminine care article having a longitudinal direction, a lateral direction, first and second longitudinally opposed end portions, and an intermediate portion located between the end portions. The article is comprised of an absorbent body structure sandwiched between a cover and a baffle. In a particular aspect, the absorbent structure can include an intake layer and a shaping layer. In other aspects, the intake layer and shaping layer can have differently configured absorbent capacities, differently configured densities, differently configured basis weights and/or differently configured sizes which are selectively arranged to provide desired combinations of liquid intake rate, absorbent retention capacity, shape maintenance and aesthetics.
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