Disposable Absorbent Article
Patent #: 7,879,017
Inventor(s): Kenichi Tabata, Hiroshi Ono, Haruhiko Nasa, Kazunori Ito, Kazumichi Ogawa and Hideki Saiga
Company: Daio Paper Corporation, Daio Paper Converting Co. and Elleair Paper Rech. Co., Ltd.
A disposable absorbent article such as a disposable diaper having standing cuffs around leg portions or a waist portion has been granted a patent. The disposable absorbent article has, in a used condition, standing cuffs each having a free portion thereof stand toward the wearer by means of a stretching force of stretching members. Stretching members are respectively provided at the tip end of the free portion and at a portion between the base end and the middle of the free portion and closer to the base end. The standing cuff may not have a plane-gathering cuff at the outer side thereof.
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