Patents Assigned to Confab, Inc.
  • Patent number: 5599334
    Abstract: An absorbent article having a substantial volume capacity and retainable shape is disclosed which includes a cover sheet, an absorbent core, and a multi-layered moisture barrier laminate including a polymeric foam layer and at least one thermally bonded layer. Also, elastic members are attached to longitudinal sides of the article to form a cup-shaped article which has a cupping strength of about 30 grams to about 90 grams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1993
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1997
    Assignee: Confab, Inc.
    Inventors: Lee W. Johnston, Timothy A. Smith, Carol A. Gephart, Mary E. Doucette, Louis P. Bove
  • Patent number: 5558655
    Abstract: An absorbent article, e.g. or a diaper, is disclosed which comprises a composite structure of a "two-dimensional" or very flat, apertured film or nonwoven layer, in combination with a fluid transferring layer and a superabsorbent polymer-containing laminate, and an absorbent core below the laminate to achieve superior dryness. The superabsorbent polymer-containing laminate, which contains airlaid fibrous components and superabsorbent polymers, swells to at least three times its dry caliper upon fluid introduction in order to achieve movement of the coverstock away from the absorbent core which permits the coverstock to remain relatively dry and avoids rewetting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 24, 1996
    Assignee: Confab, Inc.
    Inventors: Arrigo D. Jezzi, Charles F. Schroer, Jr., Caroline Gephart, Daniel D. Biesterveld
  • Patent number: D362120
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 12, 1995
    Assignee: Confab, Inc.
    Inventors: Stuart P. Suskind, Alicia A. Shreders
  • Patent number: D364040
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 1994
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1995
    Assignee: Confab, Inc.
    Inventor: Stuart P. Suskind