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Leigh E Wood, Anthony J Zoia: Disposable diaper having shirred ears. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, August 15, 1989: US04857067 (182 worldwide citation)

The back ears of a contoured disposable diaper are shirred to become stretchable and elastically retractable. Because of this, the diaper can be pulled snugly around the buttocks and the waist merely by applying ordinary fingertip pressure to the fastening tabs. The shirring can be provided by incor ...


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Kevin E Kinzer: Orientied microporous film. Minnesota Minning and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, September 19, 1989: US04867881 (149 worldwide citation)

A microporous article is provided. The article comprises a thermoplastic polymeric structure having a plurality of cells with adjacent cells being interconnected by passageways to provide a network of communicating pores. The structure is oriented in at least one direction.


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Thomas P Klun, David D Lu, Aida F Robbins: Radiation-curable protective coating composition. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, August 8, 1989: US04855184 (90 worldwide citation)

Normally solid, organic solvent-soluble, thermoplastic, polyethylenically-unsaturated, cellulosic polyurethane polymers are provided. These cellulosic polyurethane polymers comprise one or more cellulose ether or ester segments, one or more alkylene moieties having at least two carbon atoms and whic ...


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Kirk K Hwang, Linda W Suszko: Disposable products. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Turesdale, February 20, 1990: US04902553 (70 worldwide citation)

A disposable article such as a diaper or feminine hygiene product having a rattle-free, liquid impermeable, vapor permeable, microporous, polymeric film having pores defining passages extending therethrough, the passages being partially filled with a rattle-reducing additive material and a method fo ...


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Kirk K Hwang: Porous film. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, April 25, 1989: US04824718 (59 worldwide citation)

A disposable article such as a diaper or feminine hygiene product having a rattle-free, liquid impermeable, vapor permeable, microporous, polymeric film having pores defining passages extending therethrough, the passages being partially filled with a rattle-reducing additive material and a method fo ...


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James S Mrozinski: Multi-layer laminates of microporous films. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, September 5, 1989: US04863792 (57 worldwide citation)

Multi-layer, microporous polyolefin sheet materials are provided. The sheet materials comprise at least two microporous polyolefin layers, the layers being autogenously bonded and having substantially the same porosity as prior to bonding.


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Patrick H Carey Jr, Joseph P Kronzer: Nonwoven thermal insulating batts. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, June 6, 1989: US04837067 (52 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven thermal insulating batt is provided. The batt comprises structural staple fibers and bonding staple fibers, the fibers being entangled and substantially parallel to the faces of the batt at the face portions and substantially perpendicular to the faces of the batt in the central portion o ...


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Thomas I Insley: Microwebs and nonwoven materials containing microwebs. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, March 21, 1989: US04813948 (47 worldwide citation)

Microfiber microwebs are provided. The microfiber microwebs have relatively dense nuclei with individual fibers and/or fiber bundles protruding therefrom. The microfiber microwebs can be incorporated into nonwoven webs of blown microfibers, air-laid staple fibers, or wood pulp fibers as well as into ...


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James M Larson: Low adhesion compositions of perfluoropolyethers. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, May 16, 1989: US04830910 (45 worldwide citation)

A low adhesion perfluoropolyether composition is provided. The composition comprises a copolymer prepared from a mixture of at least one monofunctional perfluoropolyether monomer and at least one difunctional perfluoropolyether monomer, each of said monofunctional and difunctional monomers having a ...


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George L Payet, John C Chang: Treating fibrous polyamide articles. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, W N Kirn, C Truesdale, October 24, 1989: US04875901 (40 worldwide citation)

A method for providing fibrous polyamide materials with stain resistance is provided. The method comprises contacting the fibrous polyamide materials with an aqueous solution comprising a normally solid, water-soluble, partially sulfonated novolak resin, which comprises the condensation product of a ...