Three-Piece Disposable Undergarment With Folded Crotch Member
Patent #: 7,837,665
Inventor(s): Paul Van Gompel, Russell Thorson and Jacqueline Gross
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
Patented recently is a disposable absorbent garment which includes a front body panel having a first waist edge and a first crotch edge defining a first lobe having a first profile in plan view that extends outwardly relative to the first waist edge. The first lobe has a first maximum rise along a first direction at substantially a centerline of the front body panel. A rear body panel has a second waist edge and a second crotch edge defining a second lobe having a second profile in plan view that extends outwardly relative to the second waist edge. The second lobe has a second maximum rise along the first direction at substantially a centerline of the rear body panel. The first lobe of the front body panel is aligned with the second lobe of said rear body panel. A crotch member is aligned with and overlaps the first and second lobes of the front and rear body panels respectively.
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