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Buell Kenneth Barclay: Contractable side portions for disposable diaper. The Procter & Gamble Co, Braun Fredrick H, Gorman John V, Witte Richard C, January 14, 1975: US3860003 (890 worldwide citation)

An elastically contractable, flexible side position for an integral disposable diaper. The side portion extends along the lateral edge of the diaper and an elastic contracting member is attached to the side portion adjacent the outer lateral edge of the side portion to elastically contract the outer ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Richard C Witte, September 29, 1992: US05151092 (684 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic waist feature improving dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic waist feature preferably comprises an interconnecting panel zone, a first flexural hinge zone joining the interconnecting panel zone with the containment assembly, an el ...


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Thompson Hugh Ansley: Absorptive structure having tapered capillaries. The Procter & Gamble Company, Witte Monte D, Braun Fredrick H, Gorman John V, December 30, 1975: US3929135 (620 worldwide citation)

Absorptive devices, such as disposable diapers, presenting a dry surface feel to the user. The surface feel is obtained when the topsheet is a liquid impervious material provided with tapered capillaries of critical diameters and tapers, each capillary having a base in the plane of the topsheet and ...


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Michael I Lawson: Absorbent article having dual cuffs. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Richard C Witte, September 22, 1987: US04695278 (619 worldwide citation)

An integral disposable absorbent article such as a diaper having a liquid pervious topsheet, a liquid impervious backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, at least one elastically contractible gasketing cuff, and at least one barrier cuff. The barrier cuff has a p ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Edward P Carlin: Disposable pull-on pant. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, October 29, 1996: US05569234 (582 worldwide citation)

Pull-on garments provided with a continuous belt in the front region and the back region to distribute the forces generated during use in order to better fit the pull-on garment on the wearer. In a preferred embodiment, the pull-on garment comprises a chassis layer comprising a continuous sheet that ...


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Paul T Weisman, Dawn I Houghton, Dale A Gellert: Absorbent articles with dual-layered cores. The Procter & Gamble Company, George W Allen, Steven J Goldstein, Richard C Witte, June 16, 1987: US04673402 (548 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides absorbent articles, such as disposable diapers, which utilize substantially water-insoluble hydrogel material to enhance the absorbent capacity of such articles. In these articles, the hydrogel material, combined in particulate form with hydrophilic fiber material, is ...


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Clifford J Radel, Hugh A Thompson: Resilient plastic web exhibiting fiber-like properties. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, August 3, 1982: US04342314 (531 worldwide citation)

A resilient plastic web exhibiting a fiber-like appearance and tactile impression and method and apparatus for its manufacture. In a preferred embodiment, the web exhibits a three-dimensional microstructure comprising a regulated continuum of debossed areas of non-uniform cross-section along their l ...


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John J Angstadt: Absorbent core having a dusting layer. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, December 19, 1989: US04888231 (515 worldwide citation)

Airlaid fibrous webs having a primary layer having discrete particles of absorbent gelling material dispersed through at least a portion of the web airlaid over a dusting layer of essentially hydrophilic fiber material. The dusting layer acts to block the passage of particles injected in the stream ...


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Margaret H Hasse, Russell P Bridges, Steven W Miller: Elasticized disposable training pant and method of making the same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Stephen P Kearney, Steven W Miller, Monte D Witte, September 21, 1993: US05246433 (503 worldwide citation)

A unitary disposable garment, such as disposable training pants, having a high degree of stretch in the cross-machine direction and fitting a broad range of wearer sizes. The unitary disposable garment is manufactured from a chassis and has a waist opening, two leg openings and a pair of side seams ...


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John C Dyer, Thomas A DesMarais, Gary D LaVon, Keith J Stone, Gregory W Taylor, Gerald A Young: Thin-unit-wet absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and process for making same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, E Kelly Linman, February 7, 1995: US05387207 (488 worldwide citation)

Relatively thin, collapsed, i.e. unexpanded, polymeric foam materials that, upon contact with aqueous body fluids, expand and absorb such fluids, are disclosed. A process for consistently obtaining such relatively thin, collapsed polymeric foam materials by polymerizing a specific type of water-in-o ...