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Scott L Gessner: Strong nonwoven fabrics from engineered multiconstituent fibers. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, April 28, 1992: US05108827 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a thermally-bonded nonwoven fabric that is made from a web which comprises from 100 to 5 percent by weight of multiconstitutent fibers. The multiconstituent fibers are composed of highly dispersed blends of at least two different immiscible thermoplastic polymers and h ...


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Thomas E Quantrille, Jared A Austin, G Stanley Zimmerman: Composite elastic nonwoven fabric. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, August 2, 1994: US05334446 (140 worldwide citation)

The invention provides composite elastic nonwoven fabrics and the process of making them. The composite elastic fabrics of the invention include an elastomeric net and at least one fibrous web including binder fibers and which is intimately hydroentangled with the elastomeric net. At least a portion ...


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Thomas E Quantrille, G Stanley Zimmerman Jr: Composite nonwoven fabrics. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, February 28, 1995: US05393599 (118 worldwide citation)

The invention provides elastic fabrics which exhibit low extensibility in the machine direction and have substantial elastic properties in the cross-machine direction. The fabrics of the invention include an elastic layer and a fibrous layer which are combined together. The fibrous layer is composed ...


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James M Watt, Deborah K Lickfield: Meltblown barrier webs and processes of making same. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson P A, April 15, 1997: US05620785 (101 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven disposable face mask includes a filtration layer formed of a plurality of thermoplastic microfine meltblown microfibers having an average fiber diameter of less than 1.5 microns. The filtration layer also has a basis weight of less than ten grams per square meter. The resultant face mask ...


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Scott L Gessner: Strong nonwoven fabric laminates from engineered multiconstituent fibers. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, March 15, 1994: US05294482 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a thermally-bonded nonwoven fabric that is made from a web which comprises from 100 to 5 percent by weight of multiconstituent fibers. The multiconstituent fibers are composed of highly dispersed blends of at least two different immiscible thermoplastic polymers and ha ...


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Thomas E Quantrille, Harold E Thomas, Barry D Meece, Scott L Gessner, J Darrell Gillespie, Jared A Austin, David D Newkirk, William Fowells: Extensible composite nonwoven fabrics. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Law Group of Alston & Bird, September 8, 1998: US05804286 (79 worldwide citation)

A fabric comprising at least two layers wherein at least one layer is an extensible, bonded non-woven composed of a fiber comprising multiple different polymers such as a fiber comprising isotactic polypropylene, polyethylene and a block or grafted polyolefin copolymer or terpolymer which is at leas ...


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Scott L Gessner, David D Newkirk, Michael M Thomason, James O Reeder: Elastic nonwoven webs and method of making same. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, November 28, 1995: US05470639 (75 worldwide citation)

A spunbonded elastic nonwoven fabric comprises a web of bonded thermoplastic filaments of a thermoplastic elastomer. The spunbonded fabrics of the invention are prepared in a slot draw spunbonding process operated at a rate of less than about 2000 meters per minute. The elastic fabric is used in abs ...


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Jared A Austin: Composite nonwoven fabrics and method of making same. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, July 20, 1993: US05229191 (74 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to composite nonwoven fabrics comprising a hydrophobic nonwoven web, a nonwoven web of thermoplastic meltblown microfibers and a hydrophilic nonwoven web comprising staple fibers. The nonwoven web of thermoplastic meltblown fibers is sandwiched between the hydrophobic nonwo ...


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Jay Darrell Gillespie, David Bruce Christopher, Harold Edward Thomas, John Henry Phillips, Scott Louis Gessner, Lloyd Edwin Trimble, Jared Asher Austin: Meltspun multicomponent thermoplastic continuous filaments, products made therefrom, and methods therefor. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Law Group of Alston & Bird, July 21, 1998: US05783503 (63 worldwide citation)

Multicomponent thermoplastic continuous filaments are provided, including hollow core multicomponent filaments. The filaments are at least partially splittable into smaller filaments in the absence of mechanical treatment or application of high pressure water jets. The surface energy of the componen ...


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Andrew R Oleszczuk, Scott L Gessner: Meltblown polyethylene fabrics and processes of making same. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson P A, April 1, 1997: US05616408 (61 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven web of meltblown microfibers formed of a composition of polyethylene and at least one component added to provide processing stability to the polyethylene component. The meltblown web can be produced at high polymer throughputs and exhibits good barrier properties. The meltblown web is use ...