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Gary D LaVon, Gerald A Young, Gregory W Taylor, Donald C Roe, William S Andes: Slitted absorbent members for aqueous body fluids formed of expandable absorbent materials. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, Dean L Garner, John M Howell, March 14, 1995: US05397316 (304 worldwide citation)

This application relates to the use of slitted regions in absorbent members formed of absorbent materials that remain relatively thin until wetted with such fluids. Suitable materials include presently preferred varieties of polymeric foam materials. Single and multi-layered absorbent members incorp ...


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John J Curro: Absorbent article having a breathable, fluid impervious backsheet. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, February 2, 1999: US05865823 (290 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article having a breathable fluid impervious backsheet. The disposable absorbent article preferably includes a fluid pervious topsheet, a breathable, fluid impervious backsheet secured to the topsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet. The ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Hyun Sung Lim, J Michael McKenna, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, Theodora Beck, John Joseph Curro: Absorbent articles exhibiting improved internal environmental conditions. The Procter & Gamble Co, William Scott Andes, August 17, 1999: US05938648 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to absorbent articles such as diapers, adult incontinence garments, and feminine hygiene products. The present invention further relates to such absorbent articles having outer coverings designed to provide breathability and promote more healthy internal environmental c ...


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Jan Christopher Schilling: Gas turbine engine assembly and method of assembling same. General Electric Company, William Scott Andes Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, April 13, 2010: US07694505 (108 worldwide citation)

A method of assembling a gas turbine assembly includes providing a core gas turbine engine including a high-pressure compressor, a combustor, and a turbine, coupling a low-pressure turbine axially aft from the core gas turbine engine, coupling a fan assembly axially forward from the core gas turbine ...


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John G Chan: Self-closing liquid dispensing package. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jack L Oney Jr, William Scott Andes, December 7, 1999: US05996845 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a self-closing liquid dispensing package comprising a liquid container and a self-closing flat channel valve in liquid communication with liquid container, wherein the liquid container comprises a reservoir portion for containing liquid. The reservoir portion is made ...


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Michael Payne, Robert W Perkins, Danny R Moore: Absorbent members having improved fluid distribution via low density and basis weight acquisition zones. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, E Kelly Linman, September 20, 1994: US05348547 (99 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article having a dual-layer absorbent member, wherein the deposition region of its upper acquisition layer comprises a distribution zone and an acquisition zone having a lower average density and a lower average basis weight per unit area than the distribution zone. The acquisition zone ...


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Hugh A Thompson, Gerald A Young, Thomas W Osborn III, Charles W Chappell, Theresa L Johnson, John L Hammons, Bruce W Lavash, James C Horney, Lee M Hines: Absorbent articles, especially catamenials, having improved fluid directionality. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, Kevin C Johnson, E Kelly Linman, January 17, 1995: US05382245 (97 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides absorbent articles, especially sanitary napkins, containing a fluid transport layer. In-use, the transport layer directs menses to a storage layer, thereby minimizing product failure and staining of undergarments. The transport layer can protrude into, or through, a to ...


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Jorge F Seda: Aircraft engine with inter-turbine engine frame. General Electric Company, William Scott Andes, Steven J Rosen, April 26, 2005: US06883303 (97 worldwide citation)

An aircraft engine turbine frame includes a first structural ring, a second structural ring disposed co-axially with and radially spaced inwardly of the first structural ring about a centerline axis. A plurality of circumferentially spaced apart struts extend between the first and second structural ...


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David Victor Cann: Brush head. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, Vanessa M Nichols, September 7, 1999: US05946759 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to resiliently flexible brush heads, more particularly to toothbrush heads, having segmented faces with grooves between the segments, wherein the grooves on at least one face contain elastomer, so that the head durability is improved through repeated flexing. The invent ...


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Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Richard Tweddell III, Peter Worthington Hamilton: Three-dimensional, amorphous-patterned, nesting-resistant sheet materials and method and apparatus for making same. The Procter & Gamble Co, William Scott Andes, October 12, 1999: US05965235 (82 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates three-dimensional sheet materials which resist nesting of superimposed layers into one another. More particularly, the present invention provides a three-dimensional, nesting-resistant sheet material having a first side and a second side. The first side comprises at lea ...