04680030 is referenced by 103 patents and cites 2 patents.

A diaper or other garment comprises a first piece of fluid absorbant fabric (12) profiled to the contour of a human body and having a pair of arcuate corner extensions (20) carrying hook type filamentary fastener strips (26) adapted to be coupled to loop type filamentary material (24) on a stomach portion of the garment when the garment is folded to be worn. An arcuate, protective cover (28) at each corner extension carries a filamentary loop strip (32) to self-close with the filamentary hooks (26) on the extensions and thereby protect the hooks (26) from lint during washing. Each filamentary strip (26, 32) is sewn to a fabric base (35) to prevent the strip from wrinkling or warping as a result of the high temperatures associated with commercial laundering. In another embodiment, a pair of two ply fabric tabs (46, 48) attached together at one end and to a waist belt (56) or garment (37) carry a strips (50, 52) of complementary filamentary fastener material. The strips are centrally positioned and span the width of the tabs whereby when the strips (50, 52) are coupled to each other, the region of the tabs (46, 48) above the strips (50, 52) establishes a loop to receive the end loops of an absorbant pad insert (38).

Title
Garment having improved, self closing, filamentary fasteners
Application Number
6/797806
Publication Number
4680030
Application Date
November 13, 1985
Publication Date
July 14, 1987
Inventor
Jean Orsini
813 New York Ave., Raritan, 08869
NJ, US
Richard Jannoni
16 Whitehall Ave., Edison, 08820
NJ, US
Fredrica V Coates
1608 Dublin Rd., Charlottesville, 22903
VA, US
Agent
Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur
IPC
A61F 13/16
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