An intravaginal device with fluid transport plates



An apparatus for producing an absorbent article includes a holding tool, a female tool disposed along a machine axis, and a male tool disposed along the machine axis. The holding tool has an aperture aligned along the machine axis and means for holding a flexible sheet across the aperture. The female tool has at least one folding element extending in a direction radially away from the machine axis, and the male tool has means for holding a fluid storage element and at least one pleating blade extending in a direction radially away from the machine axis. At least two of the holding tool, female tool, and male tool are capable of relative motion along the machine axis. Further the at least one pleating blade and of the male tool and the at least one folding element of the female tool are aligned to permit manipulation of the flexible sheet about the fluid storage element.




Download Full PDF Version (Non-Commercial Use)

Patent Citations (8)

    Publication numberPublication dateAssigneeTitle
    CN-1229350-ASeptember 22, 1999麦克尼尔-Ppc公司Tempon having apertured film cover
    CN-1273812-ANovember 22, 2000麦克内尔-Ppc股份有限公司阴唇间的吸收制品
    EP-1108408-A1June 20, 2001THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANYTampon avec un nombre impair de nervures
    US-6177608-B1January 23, 2001Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.Tampon
    US-6206867-B1March 27, 2001The Procter & Gamble CompanyTampon with flexible panels
    WO-02076357-A3November 20, 2003Johnson & Johnson Gmbh, Hans-Werner SchoellingTampon presentant des rainures spiralees
    WO-2005112856-A1December 01, 2005Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.Dispositif intravaginal avec plaques pour le transport de fluides
    WO-8303537-A1October 27, 1983FORSMAN, Lars, ÖstenAbsorbing product and method and apparatus for manufacturing same

NO-Patent Citations (0)


Cited By (0)

    Publication numberPublication dateAssigneeTitle