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Japanese Patent JP2003533281
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Disclosed is a unitary absorbent core having a basis weight of about 75 grams per square meter or greater, including a fibrous absorbent layer having an upper fluid receiving surface and a lower surface with a hydrophobic vapor-transmissive moisture barrier integral with the lower surface of the absorbent layer. Also disclosed is a process for the production of the unitary absorbent core, including the steps of (a) producing a fibrous absorbent layer having upper and lower surfaces, and (b) applying to the lower surface of the fibrous absorbent layer a hydrophobic material which at least partially coats at least some of the fibers of the lower surface of the absorbent layer.

John P. Elspammer
Brian E. Bomber
John Perry Baker
David Wu
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Publication Date:
November 11, 2003
Filing Date:
May 11, 2001
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BK Holding Corporation
International Classes:
A41B9/12; A61F5/44; A61F13/00; A61F13/15; A61F13/49; A61F13/514; A61F13/53; A61F13/539; (IPC1-7): A61F13/49; A41B9/12; A61F5/44; A61F13/00; A61F13/15; A61F13/514; A61F13/53; A61F13/539
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Masatake Shiga (7 outside)