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Irving S Ness: Elastic composites. Chicopee, Nancy A Bird, June 25, 1985: US04525407 (149 worldwide citation)

An extensible elastic composite with elastic recovery and process for making the same comprising intermittently securing an elastic member to a substrate which prior to initial stretching is easily less extensible than said elastic member.


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Charles J Shimalla: Extensible microfine fiber laminate. Chicopee, Leonard Kean, December 3, 1985: US04555811 (132 worldwide citation)

An extensible water impervious laminated material having an improved hydrostatic head at higher extension is described. A preferred embodiment comprises an inner creped hydrophobic microfine fiber structure sandwiched between and bonded to two reinforcing layers of nonwoven fibers, said microfine fi ...


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Alfred T Mays: Water impervious materials. Chicopee, Leonard Kean, June 11, 1985: US04522203 (132 worldwide citation)

A water impervious laminated material is described. A preferred embodiment comprises a three-layer plastic film sandwiched between and fuse bonded to two layers of conjugate fibers having a low melting sheath and a high melting core. The inner layer of the plastic film is relatively high melting whi ...


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Charles J Shimalla: Apertured fusible fabrics. Chicopee, Leonard Kean, May 13, 1986: US04588630 (112 worldwide citation)

An apertured non-woven fabric comprising a web of thermoplastic fibers is described. The fabric is formed with a multiplicity of fused patterned regions and adjacent substantially non-fused regions, there being apertures formed within a plurality of the fused patterned regions but not within the adj ...


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Alton H Bassett, Arthur Drelich, William James, John W Kennette, Linda J McMeekin: Non-woven fabric and method and apparatus for making the same. Chicopee, Robert L Minier, March 24, 1992: US05098764 (96 worldwide citation)

Non-woven fabrics comprising yarn-like fiber groups of parallel and tightly compacted fiber segments, which groups include fiber segments circumferentially wrapped around at least a portion of the fiber groups. The groups are interconnected at junctures by fibers common to the plurality of such grou ...


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Hien V Nguyen: Superabsorbent laminate structure. Chicopee, Lawrence D Schuler, December 29, 1992: US05175046 (92 worldwide citation)

A laminated structure in which a superabsorbent material is provided as a layer of discrete discontinuous chunks or elements attached to a continuous porous support layer. The superabsorbent element is provided by saturating a porous substrate with an acrylic acid monomer solution, polymerizing and ...


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Alfred T Mays, Ching Yun M Yang: Fusible fiber/microfine fiber laminate. Chicopee, April 14, 1987: US04657804 (87 worldwide citation)

A water-impervious, smooth-surfaced, gas-permeable, bacterial barrier, repellent treated, laminated material is described. A preferred embodiment comprises a ply of hydrophobic microfine fibers fuse bonded to a layer of conjugate fibers having a low melting sheath and a high melting core. The ply of ...


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Everson Amaral, Rosana R Das Neves: Fastening and sealing system for diapers. Chicopee, Lawrence D Schuler, July 25, 1989: US04850992 (77 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper comprising an absorbent core disposed between a liquid-impermeable backing sheet and a liquid-permeable facing sheet and having means for closing and fastening the diaper around the waist which are independent from means for sealing the diaper around the thighs of the wearer. The ...


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Frank E Malaney: Microfine fiber laminate. Chicopee, Leonard Kean, April 2, 1985: US04508113 (76 worldwide citation)

A water impervious laminated material is described. A preferred embodiment comprises a three-ply hydrophobic microfine fiber structure sandwiched between and fuse bonded to two layers of conjugate fibers having a low melting sheath and a high melting core. The inner ply of the hydrophobic microfine ...


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Rory A Holmes, Donald V Skistimas: Nonwoven fabric having the appearance of apertured, ribbed terry cloth. Chicopee, Nancy A Bird, Charles J Metz, April 12, 1983: US04379799 (74 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fabric which has the appearance of apertured, ribbed terry cloth is produced by fluid entangling of fibers on a special forming belt.