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Thomas A DesMarais, Mary E Freeland, William J Moore: Absorbent article having elastic strands. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, January 9, 1990: US04892536 (424 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article, such as a diaper, having a liquid impervious backsheet, a urine pervious liner, and absorbent core intermediate the backsheet and liner is disclosed. The liner has a passageway to allow communication of solid waste materials to the core, thereby isolating such waste f ...


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Thomas W Osborn III: Thin, flexible sanitary napkin. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, August 21, 1990: US04950264 (379 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a sanitary napkin having a body surface and a garment surface and being comprised of an absorbent means underlayed by a liquid barrier means, wherein the sanitary napkin is relatively highly flexible and has a capacity great enough to handle medium to high m ...


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Kees J Van Tillburg: Shaped sanitary napkin with flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, Thomas J Slone, Frederick H Braun, Richard C Witte, August 18, 1987: US04687478 (203 worldwide citation)

A shaped sanitary napkin. The sanitary napkin of this invention has an absorbent means, such as an absorbent core, and two flaps extending outwardly from the absorbent means. Each flap is associated with the absorbent means along a nonlinear line of juncture and each has two axes of flexibility. In ...


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Dean Van Phan, Paul D Trokhan: Cellulosic fibrous structures having at least three regions distinguished by intensive properties. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, Frederick H Braun, January 11, 1994: US05277761 (187 worldwide citation)

A cellulosic fibrous structure, such as paper. The fibrous structure has at least three intensively distinct regions. The regions are distinguished from one another by intensive properties such is basis weight, density and projected average pore size, or thickness. In one embodiment, the fibrous str ...


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Dean Van Phan: Soft absorbent tissue paper with high temporary wet strength. Bart S Hersko, Frederick H Braun, Jack D Schaeffer, June 8, 1993: US05217576 (104 worldwide citation)

Tissue paper webs useful in the manufacture of soft, absorbent products such as napkins, facial tissues, and sanitary tissues, and processes for making the webs. The tissue paper webs comprise papermaking fibers, a quaternary ammonium compound, a polyhydroxy plasticizer, and a temporary wet strength ...


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John J Angstadt: Apparatus for and methods of forming airlaid fibrous webs having a multiplicity of components. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, August 16, 1988: US04764325 (79 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for and methods of forming, from a single column of fibers, an airlaid fibrous web having a multiplicity of components. The apparatus is of the type which includes a first laydown drum having a first foraminous forming element; a second laydown drum having a second foraminous forming eleme ...


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Nicholas A Ahr: Absorbent garment having laterally displaceable fastening means. The Proctor & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, May 2, 1989: US04826499 (78 worldwide citation)

An integral disposable absorbent garment, such as a disposable diaper or an incontinent brief, having a chassis means and an improved fastening system in a waist portion of the chassis means. The fastening system comprises a laterally displaceable elastic member, which is affixed to the chassis mean ...


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Donald R Megison, Richard A Vonderhaar: Absorbent pad having improved liquid distribution. The Procter & Gamble Company, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, Richard C Witte, November 1, 1988: US04781710 (77 worldwide citation)

An absorbent pad having a densification pattern comprising relatively low density tuft regions which are separated and surrounded by channels. The channels further comprise storage regions and transport regions wherein one of said storage regions or said transport regions separate and surround the o ...


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W Kenneth Ball, David J K Goulait, James E Zorb: Dynamic mechanical bonding method and apparatus. The Procter & Gamble Company, Thomas J Slone, Larry L Huston, Frederick H Braun, April 24, 1990: US04919738 (67 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for dynamically mechanically bonding together a plurality of laminae, at least one of which comprises thermoplastic material: for example, polyethylene. In one aspect of the invention the laminae are forwarded in face to face relation through a pressure biased nip between a ...


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Thomas W Osborn III, Deborah C Schmitz: Decoupled sanitary napkin. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, April 16, 1991: US05007906 (62 worldwide citation)

A sanitary napkin having a top sheet and an absorbent core associated with the topsheet is disclosed. The topsheet and associated core are decoupled from the backsheet of the sanitary napkin so that the topsheet and backsheet may be separated in the Z-direction. The sanitary napkin has a joined tran ...