Method of Detecting The Presence Of An Insult In An Absorbent Article And Device For Detecting The Same

January 19, 2010

A method of detecting the presence of an insult in an absorbent article and device for detecting the same has been granted a patent. An electrical property of the article is measured and either a proportional difference or a rate of change of the electrical property is determined. The proportional difference or the rate of change is compared to a difference indicator value and a rate indicator value, respectively, to determine the presence of an insult in the article.