Patents

Absorbent Article Having X-Shaped Shaping Element

August 24, 2010

Patented recently is an absorbent article such as a sanitary towel, diaper, incontinence protector or pantyliner, has a substantially elongated shape with a longitudinal direction and a transverse direction and has two side edges, a front edge and a rear edge, a front portion, a rear portion, and a middle portion located between the front portion and the rear portion. The article includes a shaping element. The shaping element includes at least two substantially elongated blanks which are cross-laid in an at least partially overlapping and substantially X-shaped configuration. A method for manufacturing an absorbent article permits improved manufacture of the article, with less material wastage.

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