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A force focused fastening system maintaining a fastener element in plane during fastening. The force focused fastening system includes a force focused fastening member including an extensible region and an end region. The end region includes a fastener element and the extensible region includes a high modulus region aligned relative to a center portion of the fastener element. During fastening, the force focused fastening member directs forces toward the center portion of the fastener element, away from end portions, minimizing distortion of the fastener element.

Title
Force focused fastening member
Application Number
11/303687
Publication Number
8118801 (B2)
Application Date
December 16, 2005
Publication Date
February 21, 2012
Inventor
Mark J Kline
Okeana
OH, US
Anna Macura
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Jay A Krebs
Thibault Fayette
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A61F 13/20
A61F 13/15
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