Disposable protective gowns

  • US 5,444,873 A
  • Filed: 02/14/1994
  • Issued: 08/29/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/14/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A disposable protective gown comprising:

  • a body portion having an upper part formed to extend over the shoulders of the user of the gown, said upper part having a centrally located somewhat semicircular head aperture for passage of the wearer'"'"'s head, a perimeter of said semicircular head aperture having a rise at the front of said gown in order to cover the junction between the front of the neck and chest of the wearer;

    a pair of sleeves extending outwardly from opposite sides of said upper part, each of said sleeves comprising a somewhat generally conical member that is attached to the gown body portion by a heat weld seam extending around 360 degrees of a circumference of a sleeve opening in said upper part of said of said body portion, each of said sleeves including a single continuous heat weld seam which extends along the entire length of the sleeves, intersects with and projects somewhat beyond said 360 degree to form a generally L-shaped seam;

    means for maintaining the orientation of each sleeve located at an opposite end thereof; and

    means for securing the body portion of the wearer, said securing means being a pair of belts attached to opposite sides of said body portion.

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