05733273 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 25 patents.

According to the present invention, an absorbent member for use in an absorbent core is provided which efficiently acquires and distributes body fluid throughout its entire structure and which maintains open acquisition area for repeated insults of body fluid. The absorbent member comprises an absorbent medium including a low density fibrous material and higher density absorbent strips distributed throughout the absorbent medium. The absorbent strips may be randomly distributed or distributed in a pattern and can be comprised of any paper, tissue or nonwoven or a laminate of paper and superabsorbents. Further, the present invention relates to absorbent articles, such as diapers, sanitary napkins, and adult incontinent pads, comprised of the absorbent members of the present invention.

Title
Absorbent member with high density absorbent wicking strips
Application Number
263285
Publication Number
5733273
Application Date
February 13, 1996
Publication Date
March 31, 1998
Inventor
Nicholas Albert Ahr
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A61F 13/15
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