04861652 is referenced by 140 patents and cites 22 patents.

The present invention provides a distinctive absorbent article which includes a backsheet layer which delimits at least one waistband portion of the article. A substantially liquid-permeable topsheet layer is located in facing relation with an inner surface of the backsheet layer, and an absorbent body is located between the topsheet layer and the backsheet layer. An elastic member, which is connected to the waistband portion, is composed of an elastomeric, nonwoven fibrous web material, and is constructed and arranged to shirr the waistband portion.

Title
Diaper article with elasticized waist panel
Application Number
7/108515
Publication Number
4861652
Application Date
October 13, 1987
Publication Date
August 29, 1989
Inventor
Patrick A Pazdernik
Winnebago County
WI, US
Thomas H Roessler
Winnebago County
WI, US
Debra J Koch
Winnebago County
WI, US
Kenneth M Enloe
Winnebago County
WI, US
Mary E Lippert
Outagamie County
WI, US
Agent
Paul Yee
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Corporation
WI, US
IPC
B32B 31/08
A61F 13/18
B05D 5/00
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