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1. (WO2016053230) ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH AN ABSORBENT SYSTEM HAVING AN ANNULAR OPENING

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/053230    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/057969
Publication Date: Fri Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A61F 13/53
A61F 13/537
A61F 13/472
Applicants: KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
Inventors: KIM, SungSu, A.
PARK, HyungWoo
CHO, MoonYoung
LEE, JuHyung
SON, SeoYeon
ROH, SeongDae
ROSACK, Sara, L.
Title: ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH AN ABSORBENT SYSTEM HAVING AN ANNULAR OPENING
Abstract:
An absorbent article can have a topsheet layer, a backsheet layer, and an absorbent system positioned between the topsheet layer and the backsheet layer. The absorbent system can have at least a fluid intake layer, an absorbent core, and a distribution layer. The fluid intake layer and the absorbent core can define an aligned annular opening in the absorbent system and can maintain the topsheet layer in a spaced apart relationship from the distribution layer.