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David W Appel, Michael T Morman: Method for forming nonwoven webs. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, Wendell K Fredericks, Howard Olevsky, July 20, 1982: US04340563 (1026 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for forming nonwoven webs by spinning filaments into a quench chamber where they are contacted with a quenching fluid, then utilizing the quench fluid to draw the filaments through a two-dimensional nozzle spanning the full machine width, and collecting the filaments ...


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Richard D Pike, Kurtis L Brown, Sharon W Gwaltney, Thomas A Herschberger, Scott D Siegel: Nonwoven multicomponent polymeric fabric and method for making same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Michael U Lee, William D Herrick, January 17, 1995: US05382400 (557 worldwide citation)

A process for making nonwoven fabric including the steps of meltspinning continuous multicomponent polymeric filaments, drawing the multicomponent filaments, at least partially quenching the multicomponent filaments so that the multicomponents have latent helical crimp, activating the latent helical ...


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David C Strack, Linda A Connor, Sharon W Gwaltney, Ann L McCormack, Susan E Shawver, Jay S Shultz: Nonwoven fabric made with multicomponent polymeric strands including a blend of polyolefin and ethylene alkyl acrylate copolymer. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, Michael U Lee, August 9, 1994: US05336552 (426 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fabric made with multicomponent polymeric strands includes a blend of a polyolefin and ethylene alkyl acrylate in one side or the sheath of the multicomponent polymeric strands. The fabric has improved abrasion resistance, strength, toughness and softness properties. Composite materials i ...


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Stephan R Bornslaeger: Nonwoven laminate for recreation fabric. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, Wendell Fredericks, Howard Olevsky, February 22, 1983: US04374888 (273 worldwide citation)

Laminate of nonwoven fabric having unique properties suitable especially for use as a recreational fabric in the manufacture of tents, outer garments, tarpaulins and the like. The laminate includes, as essential components, an outer spunbonded layer treated for resistance to ultraviolet radiation an ...


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Stephen M Englebert, Ann L Wagner, Gregory S Hafer, Nanette J Logsdon: Nonwoven web with projections. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, May 3, 1988: US04741941 (246 worldwide citation)

Nonwoven web and method of making including interbonded thermoplastic fibers in an array of hollow projections extending outwardly from at least one surface of said web. The projections are separated by land areas of interbonded fibers, and the fiber orientation is greater in the projections than in ...


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Jark C Lau: Extrusion process using a central air jet. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, April 4, 1989: US04818464 (233 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic material extrusion mechanism is provided which includes a die head having a centrally disposed high velocity gas delivery means adapted to continuously emit a jet of a gas having shear layers, at least one chamber for the thermoplastic material, thermoplastic material delivery means ...


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Michael A Sciaraffa, Leona G Boland: Flexible waist diaper. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Richard C Ruppin, William D Herrick, May 3, 1983: US04381781 (200 worldwide citation)

An elasticized waist diaper in which a layer of elastic material is positioned in an opening in the waist area of a diaper. The elastic layer is located such that it forms a portion of the waist edge of the diaper. The elastic layer may be formed from the same piece of elastic material as is used fo ...


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Lin Sun Woon, Dan D Endres: Disposable diaper with elastically constricted crotch section. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, September 27, 1977: US04050462 (192 worldwide citation)

A disposable, single-use, generally elongate diaper having substantially planar sections at each end and intermediate these planar ends a substantially non-planar section comprising the crotch section. The crotch section is narrower than at least one of the ends and is longitudinally constricted by ...


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Terry K Timmons, Peter Kobylivker, Lin Sun Woon: Nonwoven web with improved barrier properties. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, May 25, 1993: US05213881 (186 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a nonwoven web for use as a barrier layer in an SMS fabric laminate. The web is formed at commercially acceptable polymer melt throughputs (greater than 3 PIH) by using a reactor granule polyolefin, preferably polypropylene, that has been modified by the addition of peroxide in am ...


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Ann Louise McCormack, William Bela Haffner, Wanda Walton Jackson: Breathable barrier composite useful as an ideal loop fastener component. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, William D Herrick, December 7, 1999: US05997981 (177 worldwide citation)

A composite material adapted for mechanical fastener use as a loop fastener component with a complementary hook component is made by laminating a film with an amorphous polymer layer to a prebonded nonwoven web under conditions producing laminate bonds corresponding to the prebond locations, and loo ...