Patents

Disposable Wearable Absorbent Article with Extensible Sides

November 22, 2011

Procter & Gamble researchers have patented a disposable wearable absorbent article, comprising a front, a back, and an extensible side configured to connect the front and the back, wherein the extensible side has a substantially laterally extensible area, which includes a first area, bounded in part by at least a portion of a longitudinally outboard side edge; a second area, adjacent to and substantially laterally outboard from the first area, and bounded in part by at least a portion of the longitudinally outboard side edge; a third area, adjacent to and substantially longitudinally inboard to the first area, and bounded in part by at least a portion of the longitudinally inboard side edge;a fourth area, adjacent to and substantially laterally outboard from the third area, and bounded in part by at least a portion of the longitudinally inboard side edge; andwherein an overall lateral extensibility of the first area is substantially less than an overall lateral extensibility of the substantially laterally extensible area.æ
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