US Patent No.: 8,298,205 B2
Inventor(s): Niclas Norrby, Göteborg, Sweden; and Jan Wästlund-Karlsson, Mölndal, Sweden.
Company: SCA Hygiene Products AB, Göteborg, Sweden.
An elastically stretchable laminate comprising a first non-elastic nonwoven web, a second non-elastic nonwoven web and an elastic film between the first and the second nonwoven webs wherein the laminate has been rendered elastic in a first direction by incremental stretching and partial tearing of the first and second nonwoven webs, wherein the laminate further comprises a reinforcement layer arranged between the first and second non-elastic nonwoven webs and comprising unbroken reinforcement fibres or filaments extending in a second direction, generally perpendicular to the first direction.