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Tony J Wisneski, Michael T Morman: Polyolefin-containing extrudable compositions and methods for their formation into elastomeric products including microfibers. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, May 5, 1987: US04663220 (787 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is generally directed to an extrudable elastomeric composition formed by blending from at least 10 percent, by weight, of an A-B-A' block copolymer where "A" and "A'" are each a thermoplastic endblock which includes a styrenic moiety and where "B" is an elastomeric poly(ethylene-butyl ...


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Michael J Vander Wielen, Jack D Taylor: Composite elastomeric material and process for making the same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, January 19, 1988: US04720415 (463 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a composite elastic material comprises stretching an elastic web to elongate it, for example, elongating a nonwoven web of meltblown elastomeric fibers, and bonding the elongated web to at least one gatherable web, such as a spunbonded polyester fiber material, under conditions ...


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Michael T Morman: Composite nonwoven elastic web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, April 14, 1987: US04657802 (275 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a composite nonwoven elastic web including a nonwoven elastic web joined to a fibrous nonwoven gathered web is disclosed. The process includes the steps of (a) providing a nonwoven elastic web having a relaxed unbiased length and a stretched, biased length; (b) stretching the ...


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Michael T Morman, Tony J Wisneski: Elasticized garment and method of making the same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, April 7, 1987: US04655760 (187 worldwide citation)

Garments having a medial section which includes a gathered crotch portion and transversely opposed side sections are made by stretching an elastic layer transversely of the garment and stretch-bonding it to a gatherable non-elastic layer. Upon release of the elongating forces, the medial portion of ...


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Jack D Taylor: Spunlaced polyester-meltblown polyetherester laminate. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Timothy H Briggs, Joseph P Harps, November 1, 1988: US04781966 (158 worldwide citation)

A laminate which is elastic in at least one direction, includes an elastic sheet having at least one nonelastic nonwoven web joined thereto at least at two areas. The nonelastic web is gathered between the two areas. The elastic sheet is formed from a polyetherester and the nonelastic nonwoven web i ...


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Walter B Mueller, Henry G Schirmer, Julian H Schoenberg, Alan S Weinberg: Multi-layer polyester/polyolefin shrink film. W R Grace & Co, John J Toney, William D Lee Jr, Joseph P Harps, June 23, 1981: US04274900 (148 worldwide citation)

The multi-layer polyester/polyolefin shrink film of this invention provides a combination of shrink tension, hot seal strength, sealability, and shrink temperature range heretofore unobtainable in an oriented, monolayer polyolefin material. The preferred film has five layers in which the middle laye ...


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Jack D Taylor, L Warren Collier IV: Elastic spunlaced polyester-meltblown polyetherurethane laminate. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, September 8, 1987: US04692368 (122 worldwide citation)

A laminate which is elastic in at least one direction, includes an elastic sheet having at least one nonelastic nonwoven web joined thereto at least at two areas. The nonelastic web is gathered between the two areas. The sheet is formed from an aromatic polyetherurethane and the nonelastic nonwoven ...


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Michael T Morman: Gathered fibrous nonwoven elastic web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, March 24, 1987: US04652487 (117 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a gathered nonwoven web having elastic characteristics is disclosed. The process includes the steps of (a) providing an extendable and retractable or contractable forming surface; (b) extending the forming surface to its extended length; (c) forming a fibrous nonwoven gathera ...


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David M Jackson, William H Vogler: Wet wipe and wipe dispensing arrangement. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, May 3, 1988: US04741944 (97 worldwide citation)

A wet wipe which is elastic in at least one direction, and includes an elastic sheet having at least one non-elastic non-woven web joined thereto at least at two areas. The non-elastic web is gathered between said two areas and a liquid is distributed within the sheet and/or the web. The sheet is pr ...


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Lavada C Boggs: Elastic polyetherester nonwoven web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, November 17, 1987: US04707398 (95 worldwide citation)

An elastomeric nonwoven web is formed by meltblowing fibers composed of a polyetherester. Nonelastic fibers and/or particulate materials may also be included in the web.