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 (898 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 ...

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 (623 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 ...

Buell Kenneth Barclay: Tape fastening system for disposable diaper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Linman E Kelly, Braun Frederick H, Gorman John V, November 19, 1974: US3848594 (417 worldwide citation)

An improved tape fastener system for stronger securement of a tape fastener to corners of a disposable diaper, especially for diapers having relatively weak and/or extensible members. The tape fastener system has several elements which are parallel and are attached to the front and back surface of t ...

Hartwell Edward Wallace: Breathable, liquid inpervious backsheet for absorptive devices. The Procter & Gamble Company, Braun Frederick H, Gorman John V, Witte Monte D, May 6, 1975: US3881489 (134 worldwide citation)

A backing for a disposable diaper being a combination of two layers. The first layer is a low void volume perforated thermoplastic film. The second layer is a porous high void volume hydrophobic tissue which is adjacent the first layer.

Ayers Peter G: Process for forming absorbent paper by imprinting a semi-twill fabric knuckle pattern thereon prior to final drying and paper thereof. The Procter & Gamble Company, Linman E Kelly, Braun Frederick H, Gorman John V, September 16, 1975: US3905863 (120 worldwide citation)

A low-density, soft, bulky and absorbent paper sheet exhibiting a diamond-shaped pattern in its surface after creping, said paper being characterized by having a cross-directional stretch of from about 3.5 percent to about 6 percent, as well as improved softness, surface feel and drape, said paper s ...

Wehrmeyer Bernard Martin, Noel John Richard: Absorbent pad structure, diaper construction utilizing same and methods of manufacture thereof. The Procter & Gamble Company, Lackenbach Elliot A, Gorman John V, Witte Richard C, September 30, 1975: US3908659 (62 worldwide citation)

Absorbent pad made of air-laid fiberized or disintegrated pulp lap dry embossed to provide a bilaterally staggered pattern such as a close packed hexagonal pattern of low density tufts surrounded and separated by bilaterally extending non-linear and preferably sinuous regions of higher density to pr ...

Johnson Charles Louis, Stuard Charles Donald: Container subassembly having a membrane-type closure. The Procter & Gamble Company, Slone Thomas J, Gorman John V, Witte Richard C, July 1, 1975: US3892351 (52 worldwide citation)

A container assembly is provided which comprises a composite tubular body having an outwardly rolled top rim which body has an asymmetrically tabbed membrane-type closure sealingly secured to the rolled rim so that the peripheral section of the closure conforms radially and circumferentially to an u ...

Dulle Bernard Allen: Textile tampon having a resilient foam core. The Procter & Gamble Company, Lackenbach Elliot A, Witte Richard C, Gorman John V, September 10, 1974: US3834389 (51 worldwide citation)

A textile tampon having a compressible resilient spongiform core within the textile mass to cause the textile mass to expand laterally in the vagina so that the tampon conforms to the cross section of the vagina, thereby forming an intimate contact between the textile mass and the vaginal walls.

Gellert Dale A, Harden Kendall L, Noel John R: Disposable diaper having a resin treated absorbent pad to improve integrity, softness and dryness. The Procter & Gamble Company, Linman E Kelly, Braun Fredrick H, Gorman John V, August 26, 1975: US3901238 (48 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper combining improved softness and sufficient strength to resist in use tearing and shredding in a single structure, thereby producing better compliance and fit when the structure is applied to the wearer, and hence improved comfort as well as better containment of waste fluids depo ...

Whyte David Denzil: Self-inflating structure. The Procter & Gamble Company, Slone Thomas G, Gorman John V, Witte Richard C, May 6, 1975: US3881491 (42 worldwide citation)

A self-inflating structure wherein some gas evolving material or reagent is sealed. The structure comprises a wall of semipermeable material which is substantially pervious to molecules of an activator material and substantially impervious to free molecules of an evolved or product-of-reaction gas. ...