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Jaime Braverman
Michael Allen Daley, Mark Bruce Majors, Ali Yahiaoui, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Michael David Powers, David Wayne Primm, Tamara Lee Mace, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Gregory Alan Zelazoski, Jon Edward Tinsley, Jaime Braverman: Apertured film covers with localized wettability and method for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, June 25, 2002: US06410823 (50 worldwide citation)

A film cover for use in absorbent materials such as feminine care products, surgical drapes, fenestration reinforcement, absorbent pads and the like including a polymeric film having a top planar surface and a bottom planar surface and forming a plurality of apertures, at least a portion of which ha ...


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Jaime Braverman
Lisa A Schild, Jaime Braverman, Jai L Jones: Corrugated absorbent system for hygienic products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, December 3, 2002: US06488670 (22 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article having a fluid permeable top sheet, a fluid impermeable back sheet, and a corrugated absorbent material having a plurality of alternating peaks and valleys disposed between the fluid permeable top sheet and the fluid impermeable back sheet. The corrugated absorbent material can ...


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Jeffrey Dean Lindsay, Mark Alan Burazin, Fung jou Chen, Michael Alan Hermans, Philip Sim Lin, Kenneth Curtis Larson: Three-dimensional tissue and methods for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, August 26, 2003: US06610173 (135 worldwide citation)

An improved method for imprinting a paper web during a wet pressing event is disclosed which results in asymmetrical protrusions corresponding to the deflection conduits of a deflection member. In one embodiment, differential velocity transfer during a pressing event serves to improve the molding an ...


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Debra Jean McDowall, Charles Allen Smith, Melanie Stephens Winstanley: Elastic absorbent structures. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, March 26, 2002: US06362389 (118 worldwide citation)

An absorbent elastic nonwoven material having improved conformability includes a matrix of thermoplastic elastomeric nonwoven filaments, present in an amount of about 3 to less than 20% by weight of the absorbent elastic nonwoven material. A plurality of absorbent fibers and a superabsorbent materia ...


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Ronald L Eichorn: Constant CFM control algorithm for an air moving system utilizing a centrifugal blower driven by an induction motor. Varidigm Corporation, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, January 7, 2003: US06504338 (111 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for achieving constant air flow rate economically utilizes an induction blower motor with control settings determining the motor excitation voltage. A memory stores, for a variety of motor speeds, a graph of the speeds plotted against a proportionality constant of flow rate to ...


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Fung jou Chen, Jeffrey Dean Lindsay, Julie Marie Bednarz, Cheryl Anne Perkins, Tong Sun, Kambiz Bayat Makoui: Absorbent articles with molded cellulosic webs. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, September 9, 2003: US06617490 (98 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles comprising molded airlaid webs and other molded fibrous webs are disclosed. The molded webs can offer improved body fit, comfort, and/or improved fluid handling. Molded airlaid webs, for example, can be formed having a central longitudinal hump and flexure zones longitudinally rem ...


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Michael Tod Morman, Thomas Walter Odorzynski, Georgia Lynn Zehner: Variable stretch material and process to make it. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, October 15, 2002: US06465073 (87 worldwide citation)

A stretchable nonwoven web, or laminate of a stretchable nonwoven web and an elastic sheet, is treated with a plurality of bond lines in one or more regions thereof to provide controlled stretching properties. In one embodiment, the nonwoven web or laminate has at least one first region having a plu ...


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Armin Moehrle: Iterative video teaching aid with recordable commentary and indexing. Illinois Institute of Technology, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, July 29, 2003: US06599130 (68 worldwide citation)

A tutorial or diagnostic aid based on the representation and iterative interpretation of visual images is taught. A teaching or diagnostic session is created by overlaying an interpretation layer via a software application onto the visual image layer and synchronizing the two with the time code of t ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Joseph D Coenen, Toan Thanh Le Minh: Method of optimizing spacing between elastic members in applying leg elastics. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, July 1, 2003: US06585841 (67 worldwide citation)

A method of applying leg elastics to absorbent garments involves optimizing the spacing between multiple elastic members. The elastic members are bonded to a substrate with variable spacing along the length of the leg opening. More particularly, narrower spacing is provided in the crotch area, there ...


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Shawn A Quereshi, Joseph D Coenen, Robert Eugene Vogt, Robert Lee Popp, Donald J Sanders: Method of applying curved leg elastics using pucks with curved surfaces. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, April 23, 2002: US06375769 (67 worldwide citation)

A method of applying curved leg elastics to absorbent garments involves stretching and wrapping a pair of elastic ribbons about a first curved surface of a pair of pucks. A portion of each of the elastic ribbons is simultaneously folded onto a second surface of each of the pucks. The pucks are attac ...