Absorbent Articles Comprising A Slow Recovery Stretch Laminate
Patent #: 7,905,872
Inventor(s): Robin McKiernan, Bryn Hird, Edward Urankar and Janet Neton
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company
Patented recently is an absorbent article which may comprise a topsheet, a backsheet joined with the topsheet, an absorbent core interposed between the topsheet and backsheet; and one or more article elements selected from the group consisting of an anal cuff, an elasticized topsheet, a fastening system, a leg cuff, a waist elastic feature, a side panel, an ear, and combinations thereof. The article elements may comprise a slow recovery stretch laminate exhibiting an unload force at 37.degree. C. of about 0.16 N/(g/m) or greater and a percent of initial strain after 15 seconds of recovery at 22.degree. C. of about 10% or greater.
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