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Tammy Balzar
Steven James Nielsen, Tammy Jo Balzar, Yihua Chang: Applicator and coating. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Thomas M Parker, Douglas G Glantz, November 16, 1999: US05984888 (21 worldwide citation)

An applicator article and method are disclosed for inserting a substance into a body cavity. The applicator article and method are especially useful for inserting a catamenial tampon into a woman's vagina. The applicator article includes a tubular member formed from at least one layer of paper which ...


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Tammy Balzar
Tammy Jo Balzar, Steven James Nielsen, Yihua Chang: Applicator and compostable coating. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Thomas M Parker, Douglas G Glantz, May 7, 2002: US06383161 (4 worldwide citation)

An applicator article and method are disclosed for inserting a substance into a body cavity. The applicator article and method are especially useful for inserting a catamenial tampon into a woman's vagina. The applicator article includes a tubular member formed from at least one layer of paper ...


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Tammy Balzar
Tammy Jo Balzar, Steven James Nielsen, Yihua Chang: Coating method. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Paul Y Yee, Douglas G Glantz, February 10, 2004: US06689036 (3 worldwide citation)

An applicator article and method are disclosed for inserting a substance into a body cavity. The applicator article and method are especially useful for inserting a catamenial tampon into a woman's vagina. The applicator article includes a tubular member formed from at least one layer of paper ...


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Fu Jya Daniel Tsai, Brian Thomas Etzel: Synthetic fiber. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Douglas G Glantz, October 24, 2000: US06135987 (172 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for forming a synthetic fiber including providing a first component of an aliphatic polyester polymer a second component of a multicarboxylic acid, mixing the first component aliphatic polyester polymer and the second component multicarboxylic acid to form an unreacted specifi ...


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Corrine A Sukiennik, Mollie M Becker: Flow distribution system for absorbent pads. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Leipold, Thomas J Connelly, March 13, 1990: US04908026 (164 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article is disclosed having a liquid pervious liner, a liquid-impermeable backing member and an absorbent position therebetween. The liner contains a plurality of perforations extending completely therethrough which are arranged in a central area and spaced away from the longitudinal si ...


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Paul J Serbiak, David R King, Patricia A Mitchler, Alice Y Romans Hess, Thomas W Van Den Bogart, Robert J Peerenboom, Valerie V Finch, James J Hlaban: Thin sanitary napkin having a central absorbent zone and a method of forming the napkin. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Connelly, September 28, 1993: US05248309 (117 worldwide citation)

A thin sanitary napkin is disclosed along with its method of manufacture. The napkin has a liquid-impermeable baffle and an absorbent retained on the baffle. The absorbent has a longitudinally-extending central absorbent zone with a width of less than about 2 inches. The central zone is capable of a ...


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Frederich O Lassen, Anna M Cesco Cancian, Dawn M Huffman: Anatomically shaped, self-aligning, sanitary protection device. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul A Leipold, Thomas J Connelly, February 14, 1989: US04804380 (107 worldwide citation)

The invention is generally accomplished by forming a three-dimensionally shaped, externally worn feminine protection device which has been mechanically shaped by folding, molding or other forming techniques in such a way that it has a raised portion located within the back one-half to two-thirds of ...


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Thomas P Van Iten, Howard A Whitehead, Julie A Schindel: Sanitary napkin having a cover formed from a nonwoven web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Connelly, February 23, 1993: US05188625 (103 worldwide citation)

A sanitary napkin is disclosed which has an absorbent and a fluid-permeable cover positioned over at least one surface of the absorbent. The cover is formed from a nonwoven web having a network of essentially unbroken thermoplastic fibers. The web has a plurality of apertures formed therethrough whi ...


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Donald G Fox, Daniel J Heuer, Frederick M Guenther: Thermoplastic applicator exhibiting accelerated breakup when immersed in water. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Connelly, March 7, 1995: US05395308 (103 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic applicator is disclosed which exhibits accelerated breakup when immersed in water. The applicator includes a hollow, cylindrically shaped member which holds a pledget. This cylindrically shaped member is constructed of a water-soluble or water-dispersible material and has a wall with ...


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Thomas H Gilman, Patricia A Mitchler: Absorbent article having two coapertured layers and a method of making the article. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Connelly, August 1, 1995: US05437653 (96 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article having two coapertured layers and a method of making the absorbent article are disclosed. The absorbent article includes first and second layers formed from nonwoven materials. The first layer has an open pore structure and has an average fiber denier greater than about 2.5. The ...