Patent Number: 7,087,289

Title: Apertured elastic member

Abstract: An apertured elastic member having a first direction, a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and a substantially constant thickness dimension. The apertures are aligned in a pattern of rows substantially parallel to the first direction. A nonapertured region extends uninterrupted between adjacent rows of apertures parallel to the first direction. The member has a plurality of repeating units, each having substantially the same amount of material everywhere along the repeating unit in a direction parallel to the second direction.

Inventors: Soon; See Aun (Eschborn, DE), Muller; Jorg (Karben, DE)

Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company

International Classification: B32B 3/10 (20060101); A61F 5/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018