Components Of Articles Including Contrasting Printed Blocks
Patent #: 7,851,666
Inventor(s): Tom Belau, Robert Forrester, Michael Flattum, Paula Winkel and Bernhardt Edward
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
Patented recently is disposable absorbent articles including one or more discrete components. Representative discrete components include the nonwoven layer of the outer cover, the absorbent core, the bodyside liner, fasteners, ears and attachment panels. The discrete components include a material having a Surface Topographic Variance value of 30 micrometers or greater. The material includes a printed block having a Printed Block Sensor Value that is about three times greater than a Sensor Value for the area of the material outside of the printed block.
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