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Publication numberUS1283632 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 5, 1918
Filing dateApr 16, 1918
Priority dateApr 16, 1918
Publication numberUS 1283632 A, US 1283632A, US-A-1283632, US1283632 A, US1283632A
InventorsJoseph Beck
Original AssigneeWalter Edelstein, Joseph Beck
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Catamenial sack.
US 1283632 A
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APPLICATION min APR. 16. 191B.



Application tiled April 16, mi.

To all whom t may concern:

Be it known that I, JOSEPH BECK, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the city of New York, boron h of Manhattan, in the county and State o? New York, have invented a new and Improved Catamenial Sack, of which the following is a full, clear, and exact description.

Among the principal objects which the present invention has in View are: To provide an article of the character specified which inlay be handled safely; to provide a renewable portion of the article; and to prevent soiling of the fabric portions of the article.


Figure 1 a perspective view of a sack constructed and arranged in accordance with the present invention, the same being shown substantially as equipped for use and in the general position thereof;

Fig. 2 is a plan view of the cloth portion of the sack, the rubber portions thereof being removed ;4

Fig. 3 is o similar view showing the rub-- bei' portions installed on the fabric portion and showing the upper view thereof;

Fig. 4 is a reverse view showing the under portion of the sack having the rubber portions attached;

Fig. 5 is a longitudinal section ou an enlarged scale, showing the rubber pocket with which the article is rovided;

Fig. 6 is aface view of a rubber pocket with which the article is provided;

Fig. 7 is a cross section on an enlar ed scale, the section being taken as on the ine 7--7 in Fig. 5:

Fig. 8 is a detail view showing the pack# ing with `which the pocket is provided.


As seen in the drawings, the sack consists primarily of a fabric belt having end extensions 12. The extensions 12 are secured to the waist-band or belt in a manner usual in attaching articles of the character mentioned.

As seen best in Fig. 2 of the drawings, the sack has intermediate the end extensions, a central opening 13 and two end o enings 14. The openings 13 and 14 are desig ed to pass the pocket 15 and the end tabs 16 of the protector 17. The protector 17 is prefer- Bpecioation of Lettera Patent.

serial no. 225,895.

ablly constructed of thin rubber and has mo d ed therein the pocket 15. Slite are cut 1n the protector 17 and adjacent the edge .thereof to engage buttons 18, Other slits in the tabs 16, as seen best in Fi 4 of the drawings, retain said tabs in p ace. The arrangement of the` portions 20, buttons 18, and the protector 17 affords means for holding the said protector in service and for releasing the same when desired without risk of soiling the hands of the person pern forming the operation.

In service, an absorbent cotton pad 21 is deposited in the pocket 15, said pad being preliminarily cut to provide end extensions 22, which are separated when the pad is spread, as shown in F ig. 8, but which are drawn together in service as shown best in Iig. 1. The openings between the extensions 22 serve to hold the retaining loo 23. The loop 23 is constructed of any suitljable material, rubber being preferred, its object being merely to prevent the total separation of the fabric and the cotton pad. A When employing a sack such as described, it is obvious that the cotton pad may be removed andtransferred to any suitable receptacle without coming in contact with the hands of the person usingr the sack. This is accomplished by raising the sides of the pad 21 and the portions 20 to expose the buttons 18. The fastened edge of the protector 17 is then released. When the tabs 16 are released from the button 19, it will be seen that the protector may be lifted from its en agnient with the sack and the protector wit t e pad contained there- 1n may be placed in a rece tacle. Later the protector may be remove from the receptacle and detached from the pad after the same has been cleansed.

While there has been above described the use of a sack employing more than one protector, it will be understood that, if desired, one protector may be used, in which case the pad is removed from the pocket 15 and a. new pad then installed and use of the .sack resumed.


1. An article as characterized comprising a. fabric structure having a pocket opening formed therein; a protector having a, pocket formed therein adapted to beheld within said opening; means for securing said pocket in service relation to said structure; and a pad having l a ,central ,portion for filling said pocket, and marginal portions for overhanging the sides of said protector.

2. An article as characterized comprising a fabric structure having a pocket opening formed therein; a protector having apocket formed therein adapted to be held within said opening; means for securing said pocket 1n service relationto said structure; 10 a pad having a central portionor ifilling said pocket, and marginal portions for overhanglngi the sides of said protector; and means ocated in said pocket for holding said pad therein. p l


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US3921639 *Nov 4, 1974Nov 25, 1975Johnson & JohnsonDisposable diaper having fastening tabs tucked in facing sheet thereof
US6558364 *Aug 30, 2000May 6, 2003Cathy D. Santa CruzSanitary undergarment
U.S. Classification604/397
Cooperative ClassificationA61F13/64