Permeable, Close To The Body Liner For Swim Wear
Patent #: 7,678,093
Inventor(s): Cynthia Nordness, Kent Franklin and Katherine Wheeler
Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Patented recently is a swimwear garment having a material which is permeable to liquid but substantially impermeable to bowel movement material. In one embodiment, the garment can comprise a stand-alone disposable pant liner in the form of a swimpant with waist elastics and leg elastics. In other embodiments, a mesh liner can be a layer within a disposable swimpant. The mesh liner can be attached to the disposable swimpant around the perimeter of the composite structure, or in swimpants containing containment flaps, to the containment flaps. The mesh liner can, optionally, further include elastic strands attached under the mesh liner to provide further lift and hold the mesh liner close to the body of the wearer.
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