0493728-A1 is referenced by 34 patents and cites 6 patents.

A nonwoven web for absorbing and transporting a liquid, which web is capable of both interfiber and intrafiber liquid transportation. The web includes shaped fibers, which fibers define a notch, which notch defines an angle alpha such that alpha < 180 DEG - 2 theta wherein theta is the contact angle between said liquid and the shaped fiber. The nonwoven web further includes high-absorbency material in fluid communication with said nonwoven web in an area wherein intrafiber liquid transport occurs.

Title
Nonwoven web and product made from same.
Application Number
EP19910121370 19911212
Publication Number
0493728 (A1)
Application Date
December 12, 1991
Publication Date
July 8, 1992
Inventor
Phelan Robert John
US
Riese Jerome William
US
Meirowitz Randy Emil
US
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Co
US
IPC
D04H 01/42
D01D 05/253
A61F 13/15
D04H 01/42
D01D 05/00
A61F 13/15
D04H 01/42
D01D 05/253
A61F 13/511
A61F 13/49
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/53
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