Patents

Disposable Belt Having Detachable Hook and Loop Fastener:

May 4, 2017

U.S. Patent No. 9,585,799

Jesper Nordlinder, Mölndal, Sweden; and Kent Hermansson, Göteborg, Sweden.
Assigned to SCA Hygiene Products AB, Göteborg, Sweden.

Filed: 6/28/12
Issued: 3/7/17

A disposable belt for use with an absorbent product, the disposable belt comprising: a length of belt material having: a first major surface and an opposite second major surface, each comprising a loop surface structure, a first surface portion of the first major surface being arranged at a first end portion of the length of belt material, and a second surface portion of the second major surface being arranged at a second end portion of the length of belt material; and a hook material patch having: a first side facing away from the first surface portion and having a first hook surface structure, and a second side abutting against the first surface portion of the length of belt material and having a second hook surface structure, the second hook surface structure being adapted to engage with the loop surface structure of the first major surface at the first end portion, wherein the disposable belt is adapted to be closed around a waist of a user by the first hook surface structure engaging with the loop surface structure of the second major surface at the second end portion of the disposable belt, and wherein an engagement between the second hook surface structure and the first surface portion has a first peel strength, and an engagement between the first hook surface structure and the second major surface has a second peel strength, wherein the first peel strength exceeds the second peel strength.