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Jaime Braverman
Michael Allen Daley, Jaime Braverman, Rebecca Lyn Dilnik, Ronald Lee Edens, Yvette Lynn Hammonds, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela, Alexander Manfred Schmidt Foerst, Laura Jane Walker: Sanitary pad for variable flow management. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, February 19, 2002: US06348253 (37 worldwide citation)

There is provided a feminine hygiene pad comprising a cover adjacent a capillarity fabric having regions of high and low capillarity, which is adjacent a retention layer. In a preferred embodiment, a creped spunbond layer is used as the cover material and a co-apertured intake/distribution layer and ...


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Jaime Braverman
Eugenio Go Varona, Monica Lynn Bontrager, Jaime Braverman, Kuo Shu Edward Chang, Michael Allen Daley, Karen Lynn English, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Hristo Angelov Hristov, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela, Sharon Rymer, Reginald Smith, Roland Columbus Smith Jr, Michael Donald Sperl: Creped materials. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, January 4, 2005: US06838154 (16 worldwide citation)

There is provided a resilient, three dimensional material having fibrous texture and appearance and capable of fluid handling. It consists of a top surface and a bottom surface wherein fiber-like elements typically extend from one surface to the other forming flat to undulating surfaces characterize ...


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Jaime Braverman
Charles Wilson Colman, Jaime Braverman, Tiffany Marshalle Lee Hunter, Theresa Michelle McCoy: Pulp fiber absorbent composites for personal care products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, Steven D Flack, Richard M Shane, January 4, 2005: US06838590 (3 worldwide citation)

There is provided a personal care product that has a liquid impermeable backsheet, a liquid permeable topsheet, and an absorbent composite located between the topsheet and backsheet. The absorbent composite has an upper layer made of pulp cellulose fiber in an amount of from 80 to 95 weight percent, ...


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Ty Jackson Stokes, Cedric Arnett Dunkerly II, Darryl Franklin Clark, Scot Patrick Honer: Pattern-unbonded nonwoven web and process for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Nicholas N Leach, James B Robinson, January 12, 1999: US05858515 (256 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a pattern-unbonded nonwoven fabric having continuous bonded areas defining a plurality of discrete unbonded areas, which is suitable for use as an improved loop fastening material for hook and loop fastening systems. The fibers or filaments within the discrete un ...


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Jack D Taylor, Jon E Tinsley: High performance elastomeric nonwoven fibrous webs. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, James B Robinson, July 26, 1994: US05332613 (148 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an elastic nonwoven web containing a coherent matrix of fibers formed from an extrudable blend composed of an elastomeric A-B-A-B tetrablock copolymer where A is a thermoplastic polymer block and where B is an isoprene monomer unit hydrogenated to substantially a poly(ethylene-propylene ...


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Frank Paul Abuto, Andrew Edward Diamond, Ruth Lisa Levy, Stephen Clark Smith: Slit elastic fibrous nonwoven laminates and process for forming. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Nicholas N Leach, James B Robinson, September 8, 1998: US05804021 (130 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to elastic fibrous nonwoven web laminates which exhibit elastic properties in at least one direction and, if desired, two or more directions due to the use of at least one fibrous nonwoven web facing layer which contains a plurality of slits. The resultant laminates ...


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Ann Louise McCormack, David Lee Fuqua, Kevin Edward Smith: Nonwoven bonding patterns producing fabrics with improved strength and abrasion resistance. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, October 12, 1999: US05964742 (112 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a thermal bonding pattern for nonwoven fabric comprising a pattern having an element aspect ratio between about 2 and about 20 and an unbonded fiber aspect ratio of between about 3 and about 10. It has been unexpectedly found that such a fabric has a higher abrasion resistance and ...


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Richard Norris Dodge II, Clifford Jackson Ellis, Connie Lynn Hetzler, Eric Scott Kepner, Sylvia Bandy Little, Lawrence Howell Sawyer: Heterogeneous surge material for absorbent articles. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, October 13, 1998: US05820973 (111 worldwide citation)

There is provided a surge material for personal care products comprising a layered structure of at least one relatively high permeability layer on a top side toward a wearer and at least one relatively low permeability layer where the structure has a capillary tension range between about 1 and 5 cm ...


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Susan E Shawver, Leslie W Collier IV, Paul W Estey: Nonwoven laminate with cross directional stretch. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, July 30, 1996: US05540976 (108 worldwide citation)

There is provided a nonwoven fabric laminate having cross-directional stretch properties. The laminate is comprised of at least three layers. The outer layers are spunbond nonwoven fiber webs which are made of crimped or crimpable fibers. The inner layer is an elastomeric polymer layer which may its ...


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Wanda W Jackson, Monica S Diaz, Lance J Garrett Jr: Creped nonwoven laminate loop fastening material for mechanical fastening systems. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, Nicholas N Leach, March 25, 1997: US05614281 (98 worldwide citation)

The creped nonwoven laminate loop material of the present invention includes a creped nonwoven layer attached to a support layer. The creped nonwoven layer may be, for example, a spunbond nonwoven web or a staple fiber bonded carded web. The support layer may be formed of any material that can be su ...