05242436 is referenced by 274 patents and cites 60 patents.

Absorbent article such as disposable diapers, incontinent briefs, diaper holders, and the like, that have elasticized waistbands with a dual tensioning fastening system that improves the dynamic fit of the elasticized waistband as well as the containment characteristics of the absorbent article. The dual tension fastening system comprises a primary fastening system and a waist closure system. The waist closure system forms a waist closure that anchors a portion of the end edge of the absorbent article and that dynamically maintains/creates lateral tensions through the elasticized waistband so as to improve the fit and containment characteristics of the diaper by reducing gapping, sagging, and roll-over of the elasticized waistband. The absorbent article additionally preferably comprises a pair of elasticized side panels disposed in the second waist region. The elasticized side panels preferably comprise a "zero strain" stretch laminate and also preferably having an extension panel adjacent the leg of the wearer.

Title
Absorbent article with fastening system providing dynamic elasticized waistband fit
Application Number
714476
Publication Number
5242436
Application Date
February 19, 1993
Publication Date
September 7, 1993
Inventor
Danielia T Falcone
Cincinnati
OH, US
Sandra H Clear
Maineville
OH, US
Kenneth B Buell
Cincinnati
OH, US
Denis G Weil
Toronto
CA
Agent
Jacobus C Rasser
Monte D Witte
Steven W Miller
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A61F 13/20
A61F 13/15
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