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Lin Sun Woon, Dan D Endres: Disposable diaper with elastically constricted crotch section. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, September 27, 1977: US04050462 (192 worldwide citation)

A disposable, single-use, generally elongate diaper having substantially planar sections at each end and intermediate these planar ends a substantially non-planar section comprising the crotch section. The crotch section is narrower than at least one of the ends and is longitudinally constricted by ...


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Terry K Timmons, Dan D Endres: Wetness indicator for absorbent pads. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, May 10, 1977: US04022211 (152 worldwide citation)

A wetness indicator for an absorbent pad assembly in which the pads have light-transmitting backing sheets. The indicator comprises a water-dispersible or water-soluble coloring agent affixed to a carrier means adjacent the absorbent pad and of sufficient intensity to be readily visible through the ...


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Howard A Whitehead: Die-cut contoured catamenial napkin of multi-layered construction. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, March 21, 1978: US04079739 (144 worldwide citation)

A die-cut, contoured, catamenial napkin of joined-together layers of sheet material assembled into a sandwich which combines a thin, soft, flexible peripheral portion for comfort with a thick central portion for increased fluid-holding capacity. The uppermost layer is a thin batt of intermingled fib ...


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Gary H Meitner: Microfiber oil and water pipe. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, Howard Olevsky, December 22, 1981: US04307143 (127 worldwide citation)

Low cost wiper material for industrial and other applications having improved water and oil wiping properties. A base material of meltblown synthetic, thermoplastic microfibers is treated with a wetting agent and may be pattern bonded in a configuration to provide strength and abrasion resistance pr ...


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Mark S Schrading: Prefolded disposable diaper. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, July 13, 1976: US03968799 (73 worldwide citation)

A prefolded disposable diaper which is originally of substantially rectangular configuration and which is folded transversely in half with the body contacting surface internally disposed and has the outer segments of the transverse fold inverted and tucked back into the interior of the folded diaper ...


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Robert E Weber: Method of producing a soft, nonwoven web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, D J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, January 24, 1978: US04070218 (65 worldwide citation)

A soft, nonwoven web is produced by adding directly to a thermoplastic polymer at the time of extrusion a lubricating agent having an HLB number in the range of 8 to 20 and a molecular weight in the range of from 200 to 4000. The lubricating agent is uniformly distributed into the polymer as extrude ...


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Robert E Weber: Soft, nonwoven web having high intensity and low intensity bonds and a lubricant on the surfaces of the synthetic filaments comprising said. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, August 3, 1976: US03973068 (51 worldwide citation)

A soft, nonwoven web is produced by adding directly to a thermoplastic polymer at the time of extrusion a lubricating agent having an HLB number in the range of 8 to 20 and a molecular weight in the range of from 200 to 4000. The lubricating agent is uniformly distributed into the polymer as extrude ...


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Kenneth J Mitchell, Kurt W Ostermeier: Method of bonding fibrous webs and resulting products. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, June 29, 1976: US03966519 (43 worldwide citation)

Fibrous webs are bonded by passing through a nip comprising an anvil and a hammer vibrating at high frequencies in the presence of uncombined liquid. The liquid is moved within the web causing rearrangement and entanglement of the fibers resulting in improved web properties such as strength, drape, ...


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Kay E Krebs, Marion T Arps: Surgical drape and system incorporating it. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, January 6, 1976: US03930497 (41 worldwide citation)

A drape for use in surgical procedures having a base sheet of a liquid-repellent material and including a generally U-shaped fenestration with a layer of adhesive surrounding the fenestration and providing for varying the dimensions of the fenestration. The adhesive is protected by a plurality of co ...


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Russell L Johnson: Perineal shield and discharge containment device. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, January 10, 1978: US04067336 (37 worldwide citation)

A protective and discharge containment device for the perineum made from flexible sheet material shaped to provide close conformity with changing perineal contours by being folded on a set of pre-established lines radiating outward from a base point interiorly disposed on a line defining the main lo ...