Patents

Absorbent Articles With Comfortable Elasticated Laminates

February 2, 2010

An absorbent article that includes a component with an elastic laminate portion has been patented. The article provides y-direction elongation. The elastic laminate portion is a support sheet and an elastic material, together forming a laminate portion of the component. The elastic laminate portion has zones, each with a different degree of maximum elongation. The zones also have different wrinkle heights and/or densities, such that one or more zones are created that cause less or no pressure marks, whilst overall an excellent force profile is maintained, resulting in well performing, comfortable to wear absorbent articles.
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