Patent Number: 7,708,729

Title: Waist belt for absorbent garment

Abstract: The invention concerns a garment (1) comprising an absorbent section (2) and a waist belt (3) attached directly or indirectly thereto. The waist belt has two belt portions (7, 8) extending on either side of said absorbent section for securing to each other around a wearer of the garment The particular handling characteristics of the belt parts of the waist belt (3) are significantly improved by manufacturing a belt stiffness of between 25 g and 90 g as measured by the modified version of test ASTM D 4032-82 CIRCULAR BEND PROCEDURE.

Inventors: Ronnberg; Peter (Molndal, SE), Carlbark; Olle (K{dot over (a)}llered, SE), Larsson; Bjorn (Billdal, SE)

Assignee: SCA Hygiene Products AB

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

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018