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Mechanical Fastening System for an Absorbent Article: No. 7,497,851; Mathew Koele, Robert Popp and William Lynch, assignors to Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI.

Mechanical Fastening System for an Absorbent Article: No. 7,497,851; Mathew Koele, Robert Popp and William Lynch, assignors to Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI. Filed 8/3/05. Issued 3/3/09.

A mechanical fastening system for an article was recently patented. The mechanical fastening system comprises a stretchable loop fastener component mountable on the article with an elastomeric substrate and a high bond point nonwoven loop material. The nonwoven loop material is secured in a substantially ungathered condition to the substrate. A hook fastener component is mountable on the article and adapted for releasable engagement with the loop fastener component. The stretchable loop fastener component is stretchable relative to the hook fastener component when the fastener components are engaged.
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Title Annotation:Patent Review
Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Date:May 1, 2009
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