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Stephen C Meyer, Roger L Lance, Connie L Hetzler, Cedric A Dunkerly II, Thomas H Roessler, David L Zenker, Michael A Sciaraffa: Absorbent article having a hydrophobic transport layer. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, January 17, 1989: US04798603 (534 worldwide citation)

A distinctive absorbent article includes an absorbent body composed of a substantially hydrophilic material which is capable of absorbing a selected liquid. A liquid permeable topsheet layer composed of a substantially hydrophobic material is superposed in facing relation with said absorbent body an ...


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William D Hanson, Lynn C Brud, Shannon K Byerly, Clifford J Ellis, Rob D Everett, Barbara A Gossen, Violet M Grube, David G Iwanski, David K LeMahieu, Jian Qin, Robert A Stevens, Tom K Wentzel, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker, MaryAnn Zunker: Thin absorbent article having rapid uptake of liquid. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, April 23, 1996: US05509915 (317 worldwide citation)

Generally stated, the present invention provides a distinctive absorbent article comprising a backsheet layer, and a topsheet layer which is disposed in facing relation with the backsheet layer. An absorbent body is interposed between the backsheet layer and topsheet layer. The absorbent body includ ...


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Deborah L Proxmire, Wanda W Jackson, Nancy D Kollin, Tamara L Mace, Ann L McCormack, Daniel R Schlinz: Absorbent article having a liner which exhibits improved softness and dryness, and provides for rapid uptake of liquid. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, March 9, 1993: US05192606 (263 worldwide citation)

A distinctive absorbent article includes a backsheet layer which has a width dimension and a length dimension, and which includes a front waistband section, a back waistband section, and an intermediate section interconnecting the front and back waistband sections. An absorbent body is superposed on ...


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Philip M Anderson III, Gerald R Bretts, James E Kearney: Surveillance system having magnetomechanical marker. Allied Corporation, Ernest D Buff, Gerhard H Fuchs, Paul Yee, April 9, 1985: US04510489 (261 worldwide citation)

A magnetic article surveillance system marker is adapted, when armed, to resonate at a frequency provided by an incident magnetic field applied within an interrogation zone. The marker is an elongated ductile strip of magnetostrictive ferromagnetic material disposed adjacent to a ferromagnetic eleme ...


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Thomas H Roessler, Paul T Van Gompel, Kathleen A O Rourke: Method for making a fastening system for a dynamic fitting diaper. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, March 21, 1995: US05399219 (251 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a plurality of adhesive fastener assemblies includes the step of providing a substantially continuous web of substrate material along a selected, longitudinal machine-direction (132). The substrate web has a laterally extending cross direction (134) which is substantially perpen ...


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Stanley R Kellenberger, David L Zenker: Non-layered absorbent insert having Z-directional superabsorbent concentration gradient. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, October 13, 1987: US04699823 (178 worldwide citation)

An improved absorbent article includes a layer of absorbent material which has a length, a width and a thickness. Particles of superabsorbent material are distributed within the absorbent material layer, and these superabsorbent particles are disposed to form a substantially continuous, non-step-wis ...


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Thomas H Roessler, Bruce M Siebers: Disposable diaper with improved mechanical fastening system. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, May 28, 1991: US05019073 (164 worldwide citation)

An article, such as a disposable diaper, which includes a refastenable mechanical fastener system for closing and opening the waistband. The fastener comprises a hook and loop system, such as a Velcro.RTM. fastener system, developed for superior performance in fastening the waistband. The hook mater ...


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Margaret G Latimer, Billie J Matthews, Ann M Shershin: Absorbent structure having improved fluid surge management and product incorporating same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, November 15, 1994: US05364382 (152 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes a retention portion for storing absorbed liquids, and a distinctive surge management portion. The surge management portion, which has a selected basis weight, is constructed to rapidly uptake and temporarily hold at least three (3) successive surges of liquid directed i ...


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Richard W Tanzer, Frank P Abuto, Stanley R Kellenberger, Daniel R Laux, Brian K Nortman, William S Pomplun, Carl G Rippl, Mark L Robinson, Lorry F Sallee, Wen Z Schroeder, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker: Absorbent article which includes superabsorbent material and hydrophilic fibers located in discrete pockets. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, June 20, 1995: US05425725 (146 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article comprises a first, liquid-permeable carrier layer and at least a second carrier layer. A carrier attaching mechanism, such as a water-sensitive adhesive, secures together the carrier layers to provide substantially attached zones and a multiplicity of substantially unattached zo ...


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Donald M Fries: Process for assembling elasticized ear portions. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, July 30, 1996: US05540796 (144 worldwide citation)

A distinctive technique for forming an elasticized article includes the steps of providing first and second webs of elasticized side panel material. The side panel material is constructed to be elastically stretchable at least along an appointed lateral cross direction. At least one first fastener i ...