Method for applying a foamable movement obstruction agent to an absorbent member

  • US 6,642,430 B1
  • Filed: 09/11/2001
  • Issued: 11/04/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for making an absorbent article, said method comprises the steps of:

  • (a) first providing an absorbent member having opposing ends comprising a superabsorbent material, (b) foaming a foamable agent, (c) and applying said foamable agent to said absorbent member, either in any sequence of (b) before (c), or (c) before (b), or (b) and (c) simultaneously;

    wherein said foamable agent is applied to said opposing ends in discrete, spaced apart sealing zones;

    whereby said foamable agent provides a movement obstruction means for the superabsorbent material.

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