Waist Belt For Absorbent Garment

May 4, 2010

The invention patented concerns a garment comprising an absorbent section and a waist belt attached directly or indirectly thereto. The waist belt has two belt portions extending on either side of the absorbent section for securing to each other around a wearer of the garment. The particular handling characteristics of the belt parts of the waist belt are significantly improved by manufacturing a belt stiffness of between 25 g and 90 g as measured by the modified version of test ASTM D 4032-82 Circular Blend Procedure.