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US4756709: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a 3-section stretchable outer cover

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Robert A. Stevens ·
Assignee(s) Kimberly-Clark Corporation ·
Attorney/Agent(s) John L. Chiatalas ·
Primary Examiner John D. Yasko ·
Application Number US6773735
Filing date 09/06/1985
Issue date 07/12/1988
Predicted expiration date 09/06/2005
U.S. Classifications 604/385.A  · 604/396  ·
International Classifications A61F 1316  ·
Kind CodeA
International Classifications 604394;395;396;385 ·
19 Claims, No Drawings


Abstract

An anatomically form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a three-section resiliently stretchable outer cover (20) with a back waist section (64) resiliently stretchable in a cross body direction (71), a front waist section (66) resiliently stretchable in a cross body direction (75) and a crotch section (68) resiliently stretchable in a vertical direction (73).

Independent Claims | See all claims (19)

  1. 1. An anatomically form-fitting, generally self-adjusting disposable absorbent garment comprising:an elastomeric outer cover comprising opposed front and back waist sections defining a waist opening, a crotch panel situated between said waist sections, a pair of leg openings extending along opposed marginal sides of said crotch panel and opposed front and rear panels separated by said crotch panel, either of said front and rear panels being resiliently stretchable in a first direction;an absorbent insert structure superposable on a body-facing surface of said outer cover, including a liquid pervious bodyside liner and liquid impervious barrier with an absorbent core disposed therebetween; andattachment means for attaching and integrating said insert into said outer cover while allowing substantially unrestricted functional stretchability thereof.

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