04323069 is referenced by 111 patents and cites 5 patents.

An article of manufacture is disclosed for absorbing liquids, particularly body exudates such as menstrual discharges. An apertured formed film topsheet having a layer of fibers affixed to the inner surface thereof overlays an intermediate layer having a multiplicity of tapered capillaries. The apertured formed film topsheet has a specified combination of caliper, percent open area and percent of apertures having an equivalent hydraulic diameter less than or equal to 0.025 inches (0.064 cm.) which impart a stain resistant character to the topsheet.

Title
Disposable absorbent article having an intermediate layer interposed between the topsheet and the absorbent core
Application Number
6/148660
Publication Number
4323069
Application Date
May 12, 1980
Publication Date
April 6, 1982
Inventor
Douglas J Smith
Woodbury
MN, US
Nicholas A Ahr
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Richard C Witte
Fredrick H Braun
John M Pollaro
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A41B 13/02
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