Patent Number: 6,168,849

Title: Multilayer cover system and method for producing same

Abstract: A multilayer material suitable for use as a cover or topsheet for personal care absorbent articles such as diapers, sanitary pads, adult incontinence garments, training pants and the like having a top layer and a bottom, where the top layer forms a plurality of apertures and contacts the bottom layer in land areas disposed between the apertures. The bottom layer has a permeability substantially equivalent to, or higher than, the top layer.

Inventors: Braverman; Jaime (Atlanta, GA), Daley; Michael Allen (Alpharetta, GA), Garavaglia; Arthur Edward (Alpharetta, GA), Griffin; Rebecca (Woodstock, GA), Mace; Tamara Lee (Doraville, GA), Primm; David Wayne (Cumming, GA), Varona; Eugenio Go (Marietta, GA), Yahiaoui; Ali (Roswell, GA)

Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.

International Classification: B32B 7/02 (20060101); B32B 3/24 (20060101); A61F 13/15 (20060101); D04H 13/00 (20060101); B32B 003/10 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018