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US4850988: Double fastening system with a slit

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Inventor(s) Aledo; Eduardo C. A. · Philippe Pommez ·
Assignee(s) Chicopee ·
Attorney/Agent(s) Lawrence D. Schuler ·
Primary Examiner Rosenbaum; C. Fred ·
Assistant Examiner Sharon Rose ·
Application Number US7018646
Filing date 02/25/1987
Issue date 07/25/1989
Predicted expiration date 02/25/2007
U.S. Classifications 604/385.1  · 604/389  ·
International Classifications A61F 1316  ·
Kind CodeA
International Classifications 604385.1;385.2;386;389;390;391;387 ·
7 Claims, No Drawings


Abstract

A double fastening system with a slit for using in disposable articles such as disposable diapers having a backing sheet, a liquid permeable cover and an absorbent core disposed therebetween. The fastening system comprises two adhesive regions (15, 16) symmetrically opposite with relation to the longitudinal axis (Y--Y) of the disposable article and applied to the exposed surface of the liquid permeable cover, regions (15, 16) being separated by a slit (17), parallel to the transversal axis (X--X) of such article.

Independent Claims | See all claims (7)

  1. 1. A disposable article comprising:a liquid impermeable backing sheet;a liquid permeable covering sheet, said covering sheet having a surface which contacts the body of the wearer when the disposable article is in use;an absorbent core disposed between said backing sheet and said covering sheet;an upper edge;an upper marginal portion adjacent said upper edge;a lower edge;a lower marginal portion adjacent said lower edge;a pair of side edges, each of said side edges having a side marginal portion adjacent thereto;a transverse axis lying between said upper edge and said lower edge and a longitudinal axis lying between said side edges; said transverse and longitudinal axes being mutually perpendicular and intersecting in a central region of the disposable article;a first upper corner in the region where said upper edge meets a first of said side edges;a second upper corner in the region where said upper edge meets the second of said side edges;said backing sheet being secured to said covering sheet in said marginal portions;said disposable article comprising first adhesive means applied to the body contacting surface of said covering sheet in the upper marginal portion of said diaper near each of said upper corners;said disposable article further comprising second adhesive means applied to the body contacting surface of said covering sheet in each of the marginal portions of said disposable article, each of said second adhesive means being spaced downwardly from its associated first adhesive means toward said transverse axis;said first and second adhesive means at each side of the disposable article being separated by a slit cut through said backing sheet and said covering sheet and running from their associated side edge toward the longitudinal axis of the disposable article.

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