Method and apparatus for intermittently depositing particulate material in a substrate and article made therewith

  • US 5,156,902 A
  • Filed: 12/17/1991
  • Issued: 10/20/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/09/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An absorbent article, comprising:

  • a substantially integral fibrous layer of hydrophilic fibers; and

    a quantity of superabsorbent particles integrally mixed among said fibers in a non-layered configuration, and arranged with weight percentages of said superabsorbent particles (with respect to a total weight of superabsorbent) nonuniformly distributed along a length dimension of said article with selected length-wise, superabsorbent-containing regions of said fibrous layer having higher percentages of superabsorbent than other length-wise selected superabsorbent-containing regions.

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