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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Richard C Witte, September 29, 1992: US05151092 (582 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic waist feature improving dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic waist feature preferably comprises an interconnecting panel zone, a first flexural hinge zone joining the interconnecting panel zone with the containment assembly, an el ...


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Michael I Lawson: Absorbent article having dual cuffs. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Richard C Witte, September 22, 1987: US04695278 (530 worldwide citation)

An integral disposable absorbent article such as a diaper having a liquid pervious topsheet, a liquid impervious backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, at least one elastically contractible gasketing cuff, and at least one barrier cuff. The barrier cuff has a p ...


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Clifford J Radel, Hugh A Thompson: Resilient plastic web exhibiting fiber-like properties. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, August 3, 1982: US04342314 (479 worldwide citation)

A resilient plastic web exhibiting a fiber-like appearance and tactile impression and method and apparatus for its manufacture. In a preferred embodiment, the web exhibits a three-dimensional microstructure comprising a regulated continuum of debossed areas of non-uniform cross-section along their l ...


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Paul T Weisman, Dawn I Houghton, Dale A Gellert: Absorbent articles with dual-layered cores. The Procter & Gamble Company, George W Allen, Steven J Goldstein, Richard C Witte, June 16, 1987: US04673402 (476 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides absorbent articles, such as disposable diapers, which utilize substantially water-insoluble hydrogel material to enhance the absorbent capacity of such articles. In these articles, the hydrogel material, combined in particulate form with hydrophilic fiber material, is ...


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Paul D Trokhan: Tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, July 16, 1985: US04529480 (465 worldwide citation)

Soft, absorbent paper webs and processes for making them. In the process, an aqueous dispersion of the papermaking fibers is formed into an embryonic web on a first foraminous member such as a Fourdinier wire. This embryonic web is associated with a second foraminous member known as a deflection mem ...


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Paul D Trokhan: Tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, January 20, 1987: US04637859 (426 worldwide citation)

Soft, absorbent paper webs and processes for making them. In the process, an aqueous dispersion of the papermaking fibers is formed into an embryonic web on a first foraminous member such as a Fourdinier wire. This embryonic web is associated with a second foraminous member known as a deflection mem ...


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Nicholas A Ahr, Paul R Louis, William I Mullane Jr, William R Ouellette: Macroscopically expanded three-dimensional plastic web exhibiting non-glossy visible surface and cloth-like tactile impression. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, July 31, 1984: US04463045 (386 worldwide citation)

A macroscopically expanded three-dimensional plastic web exhibiting a non-glossy visible surface, and, if desired, a cloth-like or fiber-like tactile impression. The visible surface of a macroscopically expanded three-dimensional plastic web of the present invention is preferably provided with a reg ...


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Patrick J Allen, Mary E Freeland: Disposable absorbent article having elastically extensible topsheet. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, Steven W Miller, Richard C Witte, August 6, 1991: US05037416 (380 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article, such as a diaper, is disclosed. The topsheet of the diaper is elastically extensible and provides a relatively low contact pressure against the skin of the wearer at relatively high elongations. This arrangement provides a diaper topsheet which can be elongated to con ...


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William I Mullane, Douglas J Smith: Disposable absorbent article having a stain resistant topsheet. The Procter & Gamble Company, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, April 13, 1982: US04324246 (356 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture is disclosed for absorbing liquids, particularly body exudates such as menstrual discharges. An apertured formed film topsheet having a layer of fibers affixed to the inner surface thereof overlays an intermediate layer having a multiplicity of tapered capillaries. The aper ...


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Gerald M Weber, William R Vinnage Jr, Douglas H Benson, David A Sabatelli, James W Richardson: Method for incrementally stretching a zero strain stretch laminate web to impart elasticity thereto. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Thomas H O Flaherty, Richard C Witte, December 1, 1992: US05167897 (352 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for incrementally stretching "zero strain" stretch laminate webs to impart elasticity thereto in the direction of initial stretching, at least up to the point of initial stretching. The "zero strain" stretch laminate material is formed of at least two plies of materi ...



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