NONWOVEN FABRICS COMPRISING POLYLACTIC ACID HAVING IMPROVED STRENGTH AND TOUGHNESS

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0051404 A1
Application Date: Feb. 22nd, 2018

ABSTRACT

Nonwoven fabrics having a plurality of fibers that are bonded to each other to form a coherent web, wherein the fibers comprise a blend of a polylactic acid (PLA) and...
Application Number:
15/676,163
International Classification:
D04H 3/009 (20060101); A61F 13/51 (20060101); A61F 13/15 (20060101); D04H 3/16 (20060101); D01D 7/00 (20060101); D01D 5/38 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

That which is claimed:

1. A spunbond nonwoven fabric comprising a plurality of fibers that are bonded to each other to form a coherent web, wherein the fibers comprise a blend of a polylactic acid (PLA) and at least one secondary alkane sulfonate.

DESCRIPTION

FIELD

The presently-disclosed invention relates generally to nonwoven fabrics, and more particularly to nonwoven fabrics comprising polylactic acid (PLA).
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