MANUFACTURING METHOD OF ABSORBENT ARTICLE AND MANUFACTURING APPARATUS OF ABSORBENT ARTICLE
Publication Date: 2010-Feb-11
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US Application No. 12/390,040 Unicharm Corporation The present invention provides a method includes the steps of: conveying in a conveyance direction MD a second web in which components forming one part of an absorbent article are sequentially arranged; swinging an elasticmember in a cross direction CD at a predetermined cycle by using a swing guide mechanism for guiding the elastic member; and pressing, between one pair of press rollers, the second web on which the elastic member is arranged. The swing guide mechanism has a motor with a rotational shaft, an arm member for guiding the elastic member to a predetermined position on the second web in the cross direction, and a speed reducer provided between the rotational shaft and a base of the arm member to make a rotational speed of the arm member slower than a rotational speed of the rotational shaft.