Refastenable ab_sorbent article and a method of applying thereof
Patent #: 7,524,313
Inventor(s): Mark Kline, Miguel Robles and Thomas Henrich
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company
Patented is a pant-like disposable absorbent article with a front waist region, a rear waist region and a crotch region disposed between them. The pant-like disposable absorbent article in_cludes an elastically extensible ear flap attached to the front waist region and an elastically extensible ear panel attached to the rear waist region. The elastically extensible ear flap and the elastically extensible ear panel are discrete. A mechanical refastenable fastening system includes an engaging component attached to the elastically extensible ear panel and an elastically extensible landing component integral with the elastically extensible ear flap. The engaging component is releasably attached to the integral landing component so that the pant-like disposable absorbent article is in a pull-on configuration.
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