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Clifford J Ellis, Rob D Everett: Surge management fibrous nonwoven web for personal care absorbent articles and the like. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, February 13, 1996: US05490846 (317 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a fibrous nonwoven web which is particularly well-suited for use as a surge layer in personal care absorbent articles including, but not limited to, diapers, training pants, incontinence garments, sanitary napkins, bandages and the like. The fibrous nonwoven web is made from a pl ...


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William A Georger, Mark F Jones, Thomas J Kopacz, Gregory A Zelazoski: Abrasion resistant fibrous nonwoven composite structure. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, Patrick C Wilson, September 27, 1994: US05350624 (313 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an abrasion resistant fibrous nonwoven structure composed of (1) a matrix of meltblown fibers having a first exterior surface, a second exterior surface, and an interior portion; and (2) at least one other fibrous material integrated into the meltblown fiber matrix so that the concentra ...


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David F Bishop, Clifford J Ellis: Fibrous nonwoven web surge layer for personal care absorbent articles and the like. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, January 23, 1996: US05486166 (305 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a lofty fibrous nonwoven web which is particularly well-suited for use as a surge layer in personal care absorbent articles including, but not limited to, diapers, training pants, incontinence garments, sanitary napkins, bandages and the like. The fibrous nonwoven web is made fro ...


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Ralph V Braun: Multilayer nonwoven fabric made with poly-propylene and polyethylene. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, May 26, 1987: US04668566 (154 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fabric is disclosed which comprises at least two layers of nonwoven web adjacent to and bonded to each other. Each web comprises a plurality of monofilaments of a thermoplastic material. In one of the webs, the thermoplastic material is polypropylene. In another of the layers, the thermop ...


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Ann Louise McCormack: Breathable, cloth-like film/nonwoven composite. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Patrick C Wilson, December 9, 1997: US05695868 (153 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a breathable film and a breathable, cloth-like film/nonwoven composite made from the breathable film which is stretch-thinned and bonded to a fibrous polyolefin nonwoven web. Certain thermoplastic films such as, for example, linear low density polyethylene films are difficult to ...


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Richard S Yeo: Flushable compositions. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, April 23, 1996: US05509913 (141 worldwide citation)

The present invention encompasses flushable compositions and flushable products, such as flushable personal hygiene articles, flushable medical, hospital and surgical supplies, and flushable household wipes and packaging material that have sufficient wet tensile strength for their intended use, part ...


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Isidro B Zamarripa, Juna D M Tomas: Composite cover material for absorbent articles and the like. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, November 1, 1988: US04781962 (120 worldwide citation)

A composite cover material for absorbent articles and the like and a method for making the same are disclosed herein. The cover material is made of a thermoplastic film in contact with an external layer of nonwoven material. Selective point application of heat and pressure to the external surface of ...


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Richard S Yeo: Multi-color printed nonwoven laminates. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, April 2, 1996: US05503076 (120 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a multi-color printed nonwoven laminate and a process for producing the laminate. The laminate includes a fibrous nonwoven web facing layer and a substrate layer bonded to the facing layer by a plurality of colored adhesive inks applied in a discrete bond pattern between the faci ...


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Eric Mitchell Johns, Clifford Jackson Ellis, Susan Carol Paul: Enhanced wet signal response in absorbent articles. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Patrick C Wilson, Nicholas N Leach, James B Robinson, August 19, 1997: US05658268 (96 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein a personal care absorbent article which when first insulted, has a high initial surface moisture value which is maintained for several minutes but then, after a short period of time, drops to a lower value. As a result, the product has an initial "wet" feel but quickly changes to a ...


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David M Jackson, Billie J Matthews: High wicking liquid absorbent composite. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Patrick C Wilson, September 27, 1994: US05350370 (86 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a high wicking liquid absorbent composite suitable for a wide number of uses including personal care products and the process for making the same. The composite is made from a relatively uniform mixture of from about 5 to about 20 percent fine wettable fiber, from about 3 to abou ...