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J Michael Caldwell: Internally-coated porous webs with controlled positioning of modifiers therein. Nextec Applications, Stanley A Becker, February 9, 1999: US05869172 (82 worldwide citation)

Improved processes are provided for treating a porous substrate (especially a fabric) to produce novel internally coated porous materials. During treatment, a curable thixotropic material and one or modifying materials are applied to the porous substrate as an impregnant. The treatment imparts speci ...


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J Michael Caldwell: Methods and apparatus for controlled placement of a polymer composition into a web. Nextec Applications, Stanley A Becker, Karl Strauss, March 2, 1999: US05876792 (79 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for the controlled placement of a curable, shear thinnable polymer composition into a porous web. The controlled placement is performed by applying tension to the porous web. The polymer composition is applied onto a surface of the web. The composition is she ...


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J Michael Caldwell: Garments of barrier webs. Nextec Applications, Jones & Askew, March 21, 2000: US06040251 (54 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes novel barrier webs that have certain desirable physical qualities such as water resistance, increased durability, improved barrier qualities and the like. The present invention further comprises a barrier web comprising a web that has been treated with a curable shear ...


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J Michael Caldwell, Peter Ellman: Articles of barrier webs. Nextec Applications, Karl Stauss, Jones & Askew, January 5, 1999: US05856245 (53 worldwide citation)

A barrier web comprising a fabric that has been treated with a curable shear thinned thixotropic polymer composition, the fabric being adapted to be substantially impermeable to liquids, permeable to gases and impermeable to microorganisms. The barrier webs of the present invention are either imperm ...


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J Michael Caldwell: Porous webs having a polymer composition controllably placed therein. Nextec Applications, Karl Lyon & Lyon Stauss, October 10, 2000: US06129978 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a porous web comprising a plurality of structural elements with interstitial spaces therebetween, wherein at least some of the structural elements of the top and bottom surfaces of the web are encapsulated by a cured, shear thinned polymer composition and most of the ...


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J Michael Caldwell: Barrier webs having bioactive surfaces. Nextec Applications, Karl Jones & Askew Stauss, February 23, 1999: US05874164 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes novel barrier webs that have certain desirable physical qualities such as water resistance, increased durability, improved barrier qualities and the like. The present invention further comprises a barrier web comprising a web that has been treated with a curable shear ...


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J Michael Caldwell, Peter Ellman: Incontinent garments. Nextec Applications, Karl Jones & Askew Stauss, July 4, 2000: US06083602 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes novel barrier webs that have certain desirable physical qualities such as water resistance, increased durability, improved barrier qualities and the like. The present invention further comprises a barrier web comprising a web that has been treated with a curable shear ...


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J Michael Caldwell: Methods of measuring analytes with barrier webs. Nextec Applications, Karl Stauss, Jones & Askew, June 15, 1999: US05912116 (28 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes novel barrier webs that have certain desirable physical qualities such as water resistance, increased durability, improved barrier qualities and the like. The present invention further comprises a barrier web comprising a web that has been treated with a curable shear ...


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James Michael Caldwell, George Schmermund: Apparatus of feedback control for the placement of a polymer composition into a web. Nextec Applications, Karl Stauss, September 28, 1999: US05958137 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for the controlled placement of a shear-thinnable polymer composition into a moving web. The controlled placement is preferably performed by applying the polymer composition onto a surface of a moving web, shear thinning the composition and plac ...


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Rodney Lane Patrick, James Michael Caldwell, Peter Uwe Mekailian: Products of and methods for improving adhesion between substrate and polymer layers. Nextec Applications, David E Heisey Esq, January 29, 2002: US06342280 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for improving both adhesion between substrate and polymer layers and the durability of such composite structures; while maintaining the malleability and preferred characteristics of the original substrate. Quite unexpectedly, the application of a layer or fi ...