Pre-Moistened Nonwoven Webs with Visible Compressed Sites

March 6, 2012

A premoistened nonwoven web, has been patented. The web consists essentially of at least 90% by weight of non-thermoplastic fibers comprising rayon fibers and pulp fibers, wherein at least 20% by weight of said non-thermoplastic fibers have a fiber length of at least 18 mm, wherein said web comprises a greater amount of said rayon fibers than said pulp fibers. Additionally, the web comprises  a surface and a plurality of visible compressed sites formed under a compressive stress of at least 200 N/mm2 located on said surface, said compressed sites that comprise said rayon fibers and said pulp fibers comprise un-melted, weakened fibers providing a cloth-like texture that is maintained even when wet.

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