Patents

Disposable Hygiene Article

June 14, 2013

A disposable hygiene article having an absorbing element component for storing body liquids, the absorbing element component comprising: a respective front and rear first area being respectively separated from a center of a crotch area of the hygiene article and having a mass per unit area of absorbent material that increases starting from a longitudinal center line extending in a longitudinal direction of the hygiene article in a transverse direction towards side edges of the hygiene article so that a mass per unit area of the absorbent material of the absorbing element component increases in said transverse direction on both sides of said longitudinal center line towards side edges of the absorbing element component, the absorbing element component further comprising a respective front and rear second area having a mass per unit area of absorbent material which increases in said longitudinal direction from front and rear respectively of the hygiene article towards the crotch area thereof and is maximum within said crotch area, wherein the absorbing element component has a width which decreases from front and rear respectively of the hygiene article towards said crotch area, wherein a storage capacity of a section extending in a longitudinal direction over at least 40% to a maximum of 90% of a length of the absorbing element component is substantially constant along said longitudinal direction, wherein said mass per unit area of absorbent material in said respective front and rear first area increases in said transverse direction by 30 to 200%.
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