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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 (684 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 (619 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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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 (548 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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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 (531 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 D Trokhan: Tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, July 16, 1985: US04529480 (485 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 (439 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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Paul D Trokhan: Tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, January 20, 1987: US04637859 (439 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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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 (409 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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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 (404 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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Carlisle M Herron, David J Cooper: Absorbent structure containing individualized, polycarboxylic acid crosslinked wood pulp cellulose fibers. The Procter & Gamble Cellulose Company, Bart S Hersko, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, August 11, 1992: US05137537 (403 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent structures containing individualized, crosslinked fibers. The individualized, crosslinked fibers preferably have a C.sub.2 -C.sub.9 polycarboxylic acid crosslinking agent reacted with the fibers in the form of intrafiber crosslink bonds. Preferably, the crosslinking agent is ...