Absorbent Article With A Checking Function For Elastic Elongation
Patent #: 8,251,968 B2
Inventor(s): Ingemar Fernfors, Molndal, Sweden.
Company: SCA Hygiene Products AB, Göteborg, Sweden
An absorbent article comprising: an absorption body; an elastic area arranged outside of the absorption body and having a direction of elongation; a checking device for checking the elongation of the elastic area, the checking device comprising: a first indicator marker connected to the elastic area, and a second indicator marker connected to an inelastic second piece of material such that the first indicator marker and the second indicator marker are capable of displacement relative to one another by a distance in the direction of elongation of the elastic area, whereby a change in the relative position between the first and the second indicator marker in conjunction with elongation of the elastic area from a non-elongated position to an elongated position provides a measure of elongation of the elastic area.
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