Feminine Hygiene Solutions
Advance your feminine hygiene offerings with the global supplier of choice.
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 sites 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
- Multifunctional 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
Optimal Liquid Management
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.
Topsheet fabrics require skin friendly materials with efficient wicking properties to manage fluids. Our portfolio is compromised of natural based fabrics, and other materials including bi-component, synthetic fibers, super absorbent polymers, cotton, viscose and lyocell.
Ready-to-use absorbent airlaid material that provides converting efficiency, plus security and comfort for users
Our offering for pantyliners is an integrated light absorption core with a super soft effective coverstock. The spunlace material can be made in a single manufacturing step.
Acquisition Distribution Layer
Innovative airlaid and spunlace materials for fast acquisition and distribution. Our ADL fabrics meet the ongoing demand for softer, thinner and more reliable hygiene products.
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
|Application||Usage||Technology||GSM Range||Absorption (with 0.9% saline solution)||Max. SAP Content||Properties|
|Acquisition-Distribution Layer||Panty Liner and Sanitary Napkins||Multi-bonded Airlaid||60-120||N/A||N/A||Rapid intake, excellent fluid distribution, good masking|
|Acquisition-Distribution Layer||Panty Liner and Sanitary Napkins||Thermal-bonded Airlaid||50-150||N/A||N/A||Rapid intake, excellent fluid distribution, good masking|
|Acquisition-Distribution Layer||Panty Liner and Sanitary Napkins||Latex-bonded Airlaid||50-70||N/A||N/A||Rapid intake, excellent fluid distribution, good masking, flexibility, low dust|
|Core||Panty Liner||Multi-bonded Airlaid||90-200||3 l/m²||30%||Flexibility, low dust, true liquid absorption by SAP|
|Core||Panty Liner||Thermal-bonded Airlaid||150-200||3 l/m²||30%||Superior softness, true liquid apsorbtion by SAP|
|Core||Sanitary Napkins||Multi-bonded Airlaid||150-300||3-5 l/m²||40%||Resilient and soft, excellent absorption, low dust|
|Core||Sanitary Napkins||Engineered Airlaid||100-250||2-3 l/m²||40%||Ultra thin, flexible, low dust, excellent absorbtion|
|Core||Sanitary Napkins||Thermal-bonded Airlaid||175-300||3-5 l/m²||25%||Superior softness, excellent absorption|
|Integrated Systems (iCore™)||Panty Liner||Core + Topsheet||85-100||N/A||N/A||Ultra thin (equal or thinner than 1mm), highly flexible|
|Integrated Systems (iCore™)||Panty Liner and Sanitary Napkins||Core + Acquisition Layer||90-250||2-6 l/m²||45%||Excellent acquisition and rewet, rapid intake|