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Tammy Balzar
Hongxia Gao, Gary Douglas Williams, Patricia Ann Samolinski, Scott Allen Baum, Sara Marie Vermillion, Daphne Lynn VanBuren, Tammy Jo Balzar, Cynthia Watts Henderson: Adjustable sheet dispenser. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Scott A Baum, September 25, 2007: US07273156 (12 worldwide citation)

A dispenser for sheet materials includes a top portion, a bottom portion, and a restraining member preventing the top and bottom portion from separating. The top portion and the bottom portion can telescope to vary the dispenser's overall height. In one embodiment, by designing a dispenser having bo ...


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Tammy Balzar
Loïc Grébonval, Kenneth Graham Russell, Danny Fraser Masting, Tammy Jo Balzar, William John Maskell, Jason Morenikeji, Gerard Michael O Brien, David Eugene Salmon: Freestanding dispenser for dispensing two different substrates. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Scott A Baum, November 13, 2007: US07293738 (9 worldwide citation)

A freestanding dispenser for dual dispensing of a wet substrate and a dry substrate includes: a base for supporting the freestanding dispenser on a substantially horizontal surface; a support member connected to the base, the support member holding a roll of a dry substrate in a substantially vertic ...


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Lynn Kirkpatrick LeMahieu, David Arthur Fell, Sarah Jane Marie Freiburger, Marianne Keevill Leick, Michael Tod Morman: Absorbent article providing a dynamic fit. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas M Gage, Patricia A Charlier, Scott A Baum, July 1, 2003: US06585713 (86 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes a garment having opposite waist regions separated by a crotch region. At least one of the waist regions includes an expansion panel adapted to elongate in a direction substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the garment. The absorbent article also include ...


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Fredrick Addison Guy, Samuel Jeb Chambliss, Joseph Kevin Beckett, Bernie Michael Baldwin: Apparatus and method for winding paper. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Scott A Baum, March 2, 2004: US06698681 (59 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for winding tissue webs into a parent roll is disclosed which results in greater uniformity in the wound tissue roll and improved turn-up efficiency. The apparatus and method includes engaging the tissue web against a reel spool with an air permeable flexible member, such as ...


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Ronald Alex Hilt, Randy Keith Burr: Method of transferring a discrete portion of a first web onto a second web. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Scott A Baum, February 25, 2003: US06524423 (55 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method of transferring a discrete portion of a first web onto a second web. The method includes advancing the first web at a first speed and advancing the second web at a second speed. The first web is directed to a converting mechanism where a discrete portion is formed. ...


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Negus B Adefris, Dwight D Erickson, Scott R Culler, John T Boden, John D Haas: Shaped abrasive particles with a sloping sidewall. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott A Baum, March 27, 2012: US08142531 (51 worldwide citation)

Shaped abrasive particles each having a sloping sidewall, each of the shaped abrasive particles comprising alpha alumina and having a first face and a second face separated by a thickness, t. The shaped abrasive particles further comprising either: a draft angle α between the second face and the slo ...


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Yung Hsiang Huang, Timothy Walter Shoaf, Robert Samuel Schlaupitz, Gerald Keith Sosalla, Paige Annette Dellerman, Stephen Robert Kehn, James Ronald Bath, Rodney Carlton Christianson: Flexible orifice for wet wipes dispenser. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Michael J Bendel, Scott A Baum, July 27, 2004: US06766919 (50 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a flexible orifice for pop-up style dispensing with a wet wipes dispenser. The orifice includes a flexible, rubber-like sheet having a top surface and a bottom surface. A continuous slit extends across the top and bottom surfaces of the sheet and enables a wet wipe to pass f ...


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Dwight D Erickson, Scott R Culler, Negus B Adefris, John T Boden, John D Haas: Shaped abrasive particles with an opening. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott A Baum, March 27, 2012: US08142532 (49 worldwide citation)

Abrasive particles which are shaped abrasive particles each with an opening is disclosed. The shaped abrasive particles are formed from alpha alumina and have a first face and a second face separated by a thickness t. The opening in each of the shaped abrasive particles can improve grinding performa ...


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Scott R Culler, Dwight D Erickson, Negus B Adefris, John T Boden, John D Haas: Dish-shaped abrasive particles with a recessed surface. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott A Baum, March 27, 2012: US08142891 (47 worldwide citation)

Abrasive particles comprising dish-shaped abrasive particles each having a sidewall; each of the shaped abrasive particles comprising alpha alumina and having a first face and a second face separated by a thickness, t; and wherein either the first face or the second face is recessed or concave.


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Dwight D Erickson, Scott R Culler, Negus B Adefris, John T Boden, John D Haas: Shaped, fractured abrasive particle, abrasive article using same and method of making. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott A Baum, October 11, 2011: US08034137 (46 worldwide citation)

Precursor alpha alumina abrasive particles in a mold are subjected to a drying process that cracks or fractures at least a majority of the precursor abrasive particles into at least two pieces thereby producing abrasive shards having a smaller size than the mold cavity from which they were made. The ...