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Tammy Balzar
Thomas Gerard Shannon, David Andrew Moline, Tammy Jo Balzar, Jeffrey David Mathews, John J Urlaub: Apertured tissue products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Gregory E Croft, June 3, 2008: US07381299 (11 worldwide citation)

The fluid intake rate of a tissue product having at least one hydrophobic exterior layer can be increased significantly by the addition of apertures through the hydrophobic exterior layer to the tissue product's hydrophilic interior layer. The apertures allow for fluid to be absorbed by the hydrophi ...


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Tammy Balzar
Sara Marie Etheridge, David Lewis Myers, Daphne Lynn VanBuren, Kathy Geralyn Richardson, Tammy Jo Balzar: Lint-reducing container. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Gregory E Croft, February 5, 2008: US07325699

An electrostatically charged polymeric material, such as a polyolefin non-woven web, can be used in conjunction with a container, such as a tissue carton, for example, to attract lint and reduce the amount of lint that is deposited on the surface area surrounding the carton when the tissues are disp ...


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Greg Arthur Wendt, Kai F Chiu, Mark Alan Burazin, Theodore Edwin Farrington Jr, David Alan Heaton: Method of making soft tissue products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Gregory E Croft, September 30, 1997: US05672248 (282 worldwide citation)

Throughdried tissue products such as facial tissue, bath tissue, and paper towels are made using a throughdrying fabric having from about 5 to about 300 machine direction impression knuckles per square inch (per 6.45 square centimeters) which are raised above the plane of the fabric. These impressio ...


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Theodore E Farrington Jr, Julia S Bahlman, Mark A Burazin, Fung jou Chen, Kristin A Goerg, Michael A Hermans, Robert J Makolin, Michael J Rekoske: Soft tissue. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Gregory E Croft, March 4, 1997: US05607551 (258 worldwide citation)

Soft throughdried tissues, which are sufficiently soft to serve as premium bathroom tissues, can be made without the use of a Yankee dryer. The typical Yankee functions of building machine direction and cross-machine direction stretch are replaced by a wet end rush transfer and the throughdrying fab ...


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Theodore Edwin Farrington Jr, Julia Smith Bahlman, Mark Alan Burazin, Fung jou Chen, Kristin Ann Goerg, Michael Alan Hermans, Robert John Makolin, Michael John Rekoske: Soft tissue. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Gregory E Croft, August 12, 1997: US05656132 (206 worldwide citation)

Soft throughdried tissues, which are sufficiently soft to serve as premium bathroom tissues, can be made without the use of a Yankee dryer. The typical Yankee functions of building machine direction and cross-machine direction stretch are replaced by a wet end rush transfer and the throughdrying fab ...


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Billie J Matthews, John P Allison, Paul S Woon, Robert A Stevens, Stephan R Bornslaeger: Sanitary napkin with improved comfort. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Howard Olevsky, R Jonathan Peters, Gregory E Croft, August 9, 1983: US04397644 (177 worldwide citation)

A sanitary napkin is provided which is capable of transmitting viscous menstrual fluid into the absorbent portion of the napkin without cover runoff. The napkin has a fluid permeable cover which is integrated with a portion of the absorbent matrix. This portion of the absorbent matrix is also design ...


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Theodore E Farrington Jr: Extended flexible headbox slice with parallel flexible lip extensions and extended internal dividers. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Gregory E Croft, July 14, 1992: US05129988 (158 worldwide citation)

The uniformity of layered paper sheets produced using a layered headbox can be improved by confining the outer layers between parallel surfaces within the headbox immediately prior to leaving the headbox.


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Greg Arthur Wendt, Kai F Chiu, Mark Alan Burazin, Theodore Edwin Farrington Jr, David Alan Heaton: Method of making soft tissue products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Gregory E Croft, January 25, 2000: US06017417 (156 worldwide citation)

Throughdried tissue products such as facial tissue, bath tissue, and paper towels are made using a throughdrying fabric having from about 5 to about 300 machine direction impression knuckles per square inch (per 6.45 square centimeters) which are raised above the plane of the fabric. These impressio ...


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Steven L Edwards, Peter J Allen, Oliver P Renier: Method for making soft layered tissues. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Gregory E Croft, February 27, 1996: US05494554 (150 worldwide citation)

The formation of wet-pressed tissue webs useful for facial tissue, bath tissue, paper towels or the like is substantially improved by forming the wet tissue web in layers in which the second-formed layer has a consistency which is significantly less than the consistency of the first-formed layer. Th ...



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