Patents

ABSORBENT ARTICLES WITH EXTERNAL ACCESS TO INTERNAL CONDUCTORS

November 6, 2013

US Patent No.: 8,299,317 B2
Inventor(s): Darold Dean Tippey, Neenah, Wis., US; Andrew Mark Long, Appleton, Wis., US; Thomas Michael Ales, III, Neenah, Wis., US; and Thomas David Ehlert, Neenah, Wis., US.
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, Wis., US.
Filed: 3/29/07
Issued: 10/30/12

An absorbent article comprising, a liner and a outercover in facing relation; and at least one conductive element located between the liner and the outercover, wherein at least a portion of the conductive element is exposed through at least one of the liner and the outercover to define at least one external contact point and wherein the at least one external contact point defines a perimeter and wherein at least one of the liner and the outercover is sealed about the perimeter.
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