Patent Number: 6,310,268

Title: Non-ionic plasticizer additives for wood pulps and absorbent cores

Abstract: Soft wood pulp sheets, soft absorbent cores, and methods for making the soft wood pulp sheets or soft absorbent cores by addition of non-ionic plasticizers before, during or after the pulp or core manufacturing process are disclosed. Preferred non-ionic plasticizers are ethers or esters such as triacetin, citrates or glycol derivatives.

Inventors: Rangachari; Krishnakumar (Savannah, GA), Chinai; Kays (St. Simons Island, GA)

Assignee: Rayonier Products and Financial Services Company

International Classification: A61F 13/15 (20060101); A61L 15/20 (20060101); A61L 15/16 (20060101); A61F 013/15 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018