Body-adhesive tape

  • US 5,861,348 A
  • Filed: 09/19/1996
  • Issued: 01/19/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/23/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A body-adhesive tape comprising:

  • a water-repellent base cloth formed from a warp thread and a weft thread;

    said warp thread including a stretch thread twisted together with a standard fiber;

    said weft thread being a non-elastic thread;

    a plurality of wavy strip-shaped pressure-sensitive adhesive layers formed on one side of said base cloth;

    said adhesive layers arranged in rows separated by prescribed gaps;

    said base cloth being exposed in said gaps;

    said adhesive layers varying in width at a plurality of locations along said length in a direction transverse to said length of said tape;

    said adhesive layers and said gaps covering substantially the whole surface of said tape;

    said base cloth having lower permeability at portions on which said pressure-sensitive adhesive layers are formed; and

    said base cloth having higher permeability at said prescribed gaps separating said adhesive layers.

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