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1. (WO2018133026) DIAPER TAB ASSEMBLY WITH Z-FOLD AND MULTIPLE FASTENING COMPONENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/133026    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/071892
Publication Date: Fri Jul 27 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jan 21 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61F 13/15
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
QI, Shengguang
Inventors: QI, Shengguang
GILBERT, Thomas J.
Title: DIAPER TAB ASSEMBLY WITH Z-FOLD AND MULTIPLE FASTENING COMPONENTS
Abstract:
An absorbent article (10) having an inner surface, an outer surface, a first waist region (32), a second waist region (34), a crotch region extending longitudinally between and connecting the first waist region (32) and the second waist region (34). Fastener tab (3) for an absorbent article (10) includes two hook-type strips of material, separated by an expansion area (39). The expansion area (39) has two folds (6, 7), creating a "Z-fold" type configuration. A strip of non-woven material which, when S-cut, may be used for the fastening tab region of an absorbent article (10).