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Tammy Balzar
Walter G Bauer, Tammy J Balzar, Sarah L Christoffel, Ann Marie Przepasniak, Marci E Sojka: Device with pull tab activation. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Denise L Stoker, Randall W Fieldhack, January 26, 2010: US07651290 (14 worldwide citation)

A fluid-containing pouch is presented including a top layer having an outer surface; a bottom layer attached to the top layer and forming a cavity therebetween; an opening in the top layer allowing fluid communication between the cavity and the outer surface; a seal removably attached to the outer s ...


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Tammy Balzar
Marci E Sojka, Frederick J Lang, Ann Marie Przepasniak, Tammy J Balzar, Sarah L Christoffel, Kristi Jo Bryant, Catherine A Nennig, Mary F Kutchenriter: Malodor reduction patch. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Denise L Stoker, Randall W Fieldhack, November 15, 2011: US08058500 (2 worldwide citation)

A patch is presented for use in conjunction with a surface, the patch including a backsheet having an adherent surface, wherein the backsheet is translucent; an outermost surface opposite the adherent surface; an adhesive applied to the adherent surface; a peel layer removably attached to the adhesi ...


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David Albert Maxton, Megan Elizabeth Clemmensen, Chris Alan Pettit, Steven John Shimon: Refastenable bonding of garment side panels. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas M Gage, John L Brodersen, Randall W Fieldhack, February 13, 2007: US07175584 (36 worldwide citation)

In a process for making prefastened and refastenable garments, a discrete article is transported in a primary direction of movement. The discrete article can define a leading half comprising first fastening components, a trailing half comprising second fastening components releasably engageable with ...


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Charles Robert Tomsovic, Joseph Daniel Coenen, David Albert Maxton: Apparatus for forming a lap seam. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas M Gage, John L Brodersen, Randall W Fieldhack, July 4, 2006: US07069970 (20 worldwide citation)

New processes and apparatus for forming lap seams and making prefastened disposable absorbent articles are disclosed. The apparatus can include an interior folding mechanism adapted to position a first panel in an interior position and an exterior folding mechanism adapted to position a second panel ...


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John W Hoffman, Patrick J Nahm: Method and apparatus for applying an elastic member. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Randall W Fieldhack, August 7, 2007: US07252730 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stretching an elastic member and applying it to an article web include a pair of wheels that rotate the elastic member. In particular, the pair of wheels engages the elastic member at an entry location on the pair of wheels and rotates the elastic member from the entry loc ...


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David J VanEperen, Joseph D Coenen, Jack L Couillard, Walter A Mattingly, Robert L Popp, Heather S Mortell: Method for bonding surfaces on a web. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, John L Brodersen, Randall W Fieldhack, February 20, 2007: US07179343 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for bonding a strip, such as a leg elastic or the like, to an opening on a web of material. The method includes providing a web that includes at least one opening and defines at least a first bonding surface adjacent each opening. For each opening the method includes: deforming the web to m ...


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Thomas M Ales III: Absorbent articles including a monitoring system powered by ambient energy. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Randall W Fieldhack, November 11, 2008: US07449614 (17 worldwide citation)

Electrical monitoring devices may include alarm devices that are designed to assist parents or attendants in identifying a wet diaper condition shortly after the diaper has been soiled. The devices may produce a visual, an audible, or an electronic signal. These electrical monitoring devices have be ...


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Kimberly Marie Geiser, David William Koenig, Bernard Joseph Minerath, Barbara Jo Dvoracek, David John Tyrrell, Duane Gerard Krzysik: Feminine care products for the delivery of therapeutic substances. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Randall W Fieldhack, May 3, 2005: US06888043 (17 worldwide citation)

An absorbent personal care device, such as an interlabial pad, tampon, sanitary pad or liner, or incontinence product adapted to deliver a therapeutic agent to the vaginal epithelium for systemic and topical treatment, the tampon including absorbent material and a formulation including a therapeutic ...


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Melissa Jean Dennis, Russell Frederick Ross, Luke Hagan, Thomas Andrew Lutzow, Gerhard Andrew Foelsche, Aidan J Petrie, Alan Schinazi: Dynamic fitting body adhering absorbent article. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Randall W Fieldhack, October 23, 2012: US08292862 (16 worldwide citation)

A disposable personal care article comprises a shell having a unitary structure for disposition adjacent a wearer's vulva region, where the shell has a first side and a second side, the first side having a first area and a second area. The first area of the shell contacts to the wearer's skin and/or ...


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Teresa Marie Zander, Kristi Jo Bryant, Debra A Haase, Sheila Marie Heyrman, Kim Hoertsch, Adrienne Rae Loyd, William Grover Reeves, Garry Roland Woltman, Theodore T Tower, Jennifer Pozniak, Angela Rae Heck, Richard Joseph Hantke: Visually coordinated absorbent product. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Randall W Fieldhack, July 31, 2012: US08231590 (14 worldwide citation)

A visually coordinated absorbent product includes a article component having a body side liner, a garment side outer cover and an absorbent core disposed between the body side liner and the garment side outer cover. The article component has at least a first and second visual characteristic, wherein ...