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Elastic Systems

3M's Elastic Sytems are designed to meet the diverse and changing needs for consumers and manufacturers of disposable diapers, training pants and adult incontinence products.

Key Benefits

  • Perfect comfortable fit for the end user
  • Consistent and robust product quality
  • Easy to handle, stretch and apply
  • Variety of color options to enable brand differentiation
3M™ Waist Elastic
3M™ Waist Elastic

3M™ Waist Elastic

The new 3M™ Waist Elastic is a unique, thin triple layer construction designed for use in waistband applications of open style diapers, briefs and pants.

Its high elasticity and consistent retraction force improve comfort fit and containment of disposable baby diapers and pants as well as adult incontinence briefs while minimizing leakage and red-marking on sensitive skin.

  • Unique, thin waistband
  • Perfect comfortable fit
  • Easy to handle, stretch and apply
  • Various color options available
3M™ Breathable Waist Elastic

3M™ Breathable Waist Elastic

3M™ Breathable Waist Elastic is a new, striped and perforated elastic designed to give enhanced breathability for improved skin health. Its high elasticity and consistent retraction force improves comfort fit and containment of baby diapers and adult incontinence briefs while minimizing leakage and red-marking on sensitive skin.

  • Improved skin health
  • Perfect comfortable fit
  • Easy to handle, stretch and apply
  • Various color options available
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3M™ Microelastic for Sidepanel Application

3M™ Microelastic for Sidepanel Application

3M™ Microelastic is designed for use as sidepanel in pant style diapers, both for the baby and adult incontinence segment. The elastic film facilitates optimal comfort and fit in allowing the pant to readily conform to the individual shape of the user. Additionally 3M™ Microelastic can be used as an elastic component for belt style incontinence briefs.

  • Enhanced comfort and individual fit
  • Adapts to wearer’s individual shape
  • Various color options available
 3M™ Pant Elastic
 3M™ Pant Elastic

3M™ Pant Elastic

Today many commercially available products are made by stranded elastic. Stranded elastic has a “frilly” appearance which may be less desirable for adult users already sensitive to stigmatized health issue. Therefore 3M™ Pant Elastic is a multi-layer elastic film designed to create a protective underwear product that more closely simulates conventional underwear.

Made for the creation of elastic laminates that have low force, conforming properties desirable in adult protective underwear

  • Simulates conventional underwear
  • Ability to impart visual and tactile surface effects
  • More discret than stranded elastic
  • The innovative film provides increased tear resitance and tensile strength
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