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Ronald H Wideman: Bulked web composite and method of making the same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Donald L Traut, August 19, 1986: US04606964 (214 worldwide citation)

A bulked web composite comprises a differentially tensioned reticulated web of elastic material bonded to at least one gatherable web whereby, upon release of the tensioning forces, the gatherable web or webs are gathered by the reticulated web with different degrees of bulking in different areas du ...


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William M Heran, Glen R Fleischer, Joyce A Damico, Paul T Van Gompel: Disposable underpants, such as infants training pants and the like. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, Donald L Traut, Jeremiah J Duggan, February 10, 1987: US04641381 (160 worldwide citation)

A disposable underpant (10, 10') comprising a front panel (11) and rear panel (12) joined together along side seams (13) to provide a three-dimensional garment having a pair of elasticized leg openings (14) and an elasticized waist opening (15), and including a bodyside liner (16), outer cover (17) ...


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Timothy M McFarland, Theodore B Lang: Selective layering of superabsorbents in meltblown substrates. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul A Leipold, Donald L Traut, J J Duggan, August 5, 1986: US04604313 (144 worldwide citation)

The invention generally provides for formation of meltblown material containing wood fiber on to a continuous foraminous belt. During formation a polymer and wood fiber first layer is applied to a moving belt from at least one bank of meltblown forming apparatus. This first layer does not contain su ...


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Frederich O Lassen, Robert J Peerenboom, Cheri L Schultz: Labial sanitary pad. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul A Leipold, Donald L Traut, Jeremiah J Duggan, December 23, 1986: US04631062 (125 worldwide citation)

A labial pad (30) having an anatomically conformable configuration with a generally ovate geometry defined by a principal longitudinal axis (L), a minor transverse axis (T) and a generally orthogonal lateral or height axis (H), is comprised of a laterally upwardly directed projection (52) lying gene ...


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Paul T Van Gompel, Karen M B Yaccarino: Cloth-like, liquid impervious composite material and method for making the same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, Donald L Traut, Jeremiah J Duggan, February 16, 1988: US04725473 (117 worldwide citation)

The cloth-like, liquid impervious composite material is made by applying a nonwoven layer of loose, unadhered fibers to a liquid impervious film, and then point-bonding the nonwoven layer to the liquid impervious film to form discrete points of adhesion between the fibers and film. Because the fiber ...


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James E Tomsovic Jr: Apparatus for repositioning discrete articles. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, Donald L Traut, Jeremiah J Duggan, February 23, 1988: US04726876 (113 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for changing the spacing between articles of a moving array of discrete articles includes transfer means mounted for orbiting along a closed orbital path passing through a receiving zone and a discharge zone. The orbital radius of the transfer means is adjustable to provide an orbital radi ...


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David T Strohbeen, John I VanDeurzen: Disposable underpants having discrete outer seals. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul A Leipold, Donald L Traut, J J Duggan, September 9, 1986: US04610681 (113 worldwide citation)

The invention is generally accomplished by providing a disposable undergarment having a multi-layer web and sealed with small, neat, exterior seams. The exterior seams are sealed along a plurality of narrow lines such that the total seam is less than about 3/16" wide with the bonding area forming ab ...


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Gregory John Rajala, Steven Craig Gehling, Paul Daniel Suke: Disposable garment and related manufacturing equipment and methods. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas D Wilhelm, Brian R Tumm, Donald L Traut, May 5, 1998: US05745922 (109 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to a three dimensional disposable garment, subassemblies of the garment, and apparatus and methods for making the garment and subassemblies. The garment is designed to hold a primary absorbent sanitary pad. The garment may have elasticized leg and waist openings and be stretc ...


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Kenneth M Enloe: Disposable garment having high-absorbency area. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul A Leipold, Donald L Traut, J J Duggan, April 29, 1986: US04585448 (108 worldwide citation)

The invention is generally accomplished by providing a disposable garment comprising a liquid impervious backing sheet, a liquid pervious body-side liner sheet, and an integral absorbent pad disposed between the liner and cover sheets. The absorbent pad is provided with a high absorbency area extend ...


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Gregory J Rajala, Paul M Niemi, Daniel J Oshefsky: Apparatus for placing discrete parts transversely onto a moving web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Donald L Traut, Mark L Davis, September 17, 1996: US05556504 (103 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to processing continuous webs such as paper, film, composites, and the like, in dynamic continuous processing operations. More particularly, it relates to transferring discrete parts to a continuous web, whether paper, film, composite, or the like. Specifically, the invention ...



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