Patents

Diaper Fastener

November 29, 2011

Avery Dennison has received a U.S. patent for a diaper fastener. The fastener convertible from an installed condition on an article, to a deployed condition, and then to a closed condition, and, once in the closed condition, convertible to an opened condition and, once in the opened condition, convertible between a re-closed condition and a re-opened condition; said fastener comprising: An attachment section for permanent attachment to a surface of an anchoring area on a first portion of the article, when the fastener is in the installed condition and conditions thereafter, A target section for permanent attachment to a landing area on another portion of the article, when the fastener is in the closed condition and conditions thereafter, a fastening section connected to the target section when the fastener is in conditions prior to the opened condition; disconnected from the target section when fastener is converted from the closed condition to the opened condition, and attachable to and from the target section when the fastener is converted between the re-closed condition and the re-opened condition; A breakable connection between the fastening section and the target section which is broken to disconnect the fastening section from the target section when fastener is converted from the closed condition to the opened condition; and A single fingerlift that can be gripped when converting from the installed condition to the closed condition, and when converting from the closed condition to the opened condition.

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