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Feminine Hygiene Solutions

Glatfelter provides ultra-thin, highly absorbent solutions for a broad array of applications. These include absorbent cores and acquisition and distribution layers (ADL) to support fluid management.

Each feminine hygiene solution is specialized for textile properties and comfort, liquid management and wet integrity.  Trusted by major brands and private labels, our commercial and new product development teams deliver innovations through specialized airlaid facilities in Europe and North America. Together, we’re joining forces with customers to speed the next innovations to the marketplace.

Why Choose Glatfelter Feminine Hygiene Solutions?

  • Ultra-thin products with superior absorbency
  • Greater comfort through flexibility and softness
  • Cloth-like design
  • Trusted by hygiene industry leaders
  • Dependable wet integrity
  • Multi-functional properties provide production flexibility

Efficient Converting Technology

Glatfelter’s festooning technology provides a unique format in airlaid materials that has many advantages over standard rolls:

  • Minimal dust generation during de-festooning
  • Reduction in packaging material disposal cost
  • Less process waste
  • Higher line efficiency due to less risk of material breaking during festooning
  • Ultrasonic, functional splices with festooning
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Feminine Hygiene Literature

Feminine Hygiene Materials

Our feminine hygiene solutions start with the best fluff pulp fibers available. These provide high absorption and caliper. Other materials include bi-component and synthetic fibers and super-absorbent polymers.

Absorbent Core

Ready-to-use absorbent airlaid material that provides converting efficiency, plus security and comfort for users

Acquisition and Distribution Layer

Innovative airlaid material for fast acquisition and distribution available with temporary storage capabilities


Ultra-thin and highly flexible airlaid materials for fast acquisition and distribution. Also available with temporary storage capabilities.

Streamliner® Series S100

High-performance acquisition-distribution layer (ADL) for sanitary pads or light incontinence with superior acquisition performance, enabling reduction of super-absorbent polymer (SAP) content

Streamliner® Series S825

Multifunctional 4-layer gradient structure consisting of an absorbent core and acquisition-distribution layer (ADL) with temporary storage capabilities to reduce super-absorbent polymer (SAP) content

Product Specifications

Feminine Hygiene
ApplicationUsageTechnologyGSM RangeAbsorption (with 0.9% saline solution)Max. SAP ContentProperties
Acquisition-Distribution LayerPanty Liner and Sanitary NapkinsMulti-bonded Airlaid60-120N/AN/ARapid intake, excellent fluid distribution, good masking
Acquisition-Distribution LayerPanty Liner and Sanitary NapkinsThermal-bonded Airlaid50-150N/AN/ARapid intake, excellent fluid distribution, good masking
Acquisition-Distribution LayerPanty Liner and Sanitary NapkinsLatex-bonded Airlaid50-70N/AN/ARapid intake, excellent fluid distribution, good masking, flexibility, low dust
CorePanty LinerMulti-bonded Airlaid90-2003 l/m²30%Flexibility, low dust, true liquid absorption by SAP
CorePanty LinerThermal-bonded Airlaid150-2003 l/m²30%Superior softness, true liquid apsorbtion by SAP
CoreSanitary NapkinsMulti-bonded Airlaid150-3003-5 l/m²40%Resilient and soft, excellent absorption, low dust
CoreSanitary NapkinsEngineered Airlaid100-2502-3 l/m²40%Ultra thin, flexible, low dust, excellent absorbtion
CoreSanitary NapkinsThermal-bonded Airlaid175-3003-5 l/m²25%Superior softness, excellent absorption
Integrated Systems (iCore™)Panty LinerCore + Topsheet85-100N/AN/AUltra thin (equal or thinner than 1mm), highly flexible
Integrated Systems (iCore™)Panty Liner and Sanitary NapkinsCore + Acquisition Layer90-2502-6 l/m²45%Excellent acquisition and rewet, rapid intake

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