Belted Absorbent Garment and Method for Making and Testing
Patent #: 7,828,785
Inventor(s): Lucas B_ck
Company: SCA Hygiene Products AB
Patented recently is an absorbent garment having belt sections attached to the waist portion of a first body panel and fastened together by a first fastener, a second body panel at its waist portion being provided with a second fastener adapted to be fastened to at least one of the belt sections; wherein when the absorbent garment is tested by: (a) fastening a belted absorbent garment around movable mechanical members which are adapted to mechanically simulate a user's waist or hips; and (b) moving said members away from each other using actuating members and moving them back to their initial position so as to simulate the expansion and contraction of a user's waist as he/she moves; the garment does not slip down more than 15 cm from its initial position during at least ten expansion/contraction cycles of the test apparatus and for at least 30 seconds.
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