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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 (670 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 (614 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 (607 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 (571 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 (538 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 (525 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 (502 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 (493 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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Paul D Trokhan: Tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, July 16, 1985: US04529480 (483 worldwide citation)

Soft, absorbent paper webs and processes for making them. In the process, an aqueous dispersion of the papermaking fibers is formed into an embryonic web on a first foraminous member such as a Fourdinier wire. This embryonic web is associated with a second foraminous member known as a deflection mem ...


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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 (475 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 ...