Induction Coil Wetness Sensor for an Absorbent Article
Patent #: 8,207, 394
Inventor(s): Joseph Raymond, Feldkamp, Appleton, WI; Jeffrey Robert Heller, Neenha, WI; Shar Jeffery Sullivan, Neenah, WI; and Sudhanshu Gakhar, Neenah, WI
Company: Kimberly-Clark, Neenah, WI.
A signaling device for sensing and indicating the presence of a body exudate in an absorbent article having an outer cover, the device comprising: a housing; a detection circuit disposed within the housing, the detection circuit including an induction coil and a marginal oscillator; and a grounding lead adapted to pierce the outer cover of the absorbent article.
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