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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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Deborah L Proxmire, Wanda W Jackson, Nancy D Kollin, Tamara L Mace, Ann L McCormack, Daniel R Schlinz: Absorbent article having a liner which exhibits improved softness and dryness, and provides for rapid uptake of liquid. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, March 9, 1993: US05192606 (263 worldwide citation)

A distinctive absorbent article includes a backsheet layer which has a width dimension and a length dimension, and which includes a front waistband section, a back waistband section, and an intermediate section interconnecting the front and back waistband sections. An absorbent body is superposed on ...


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Ann L McCormack, William B Haffner: Microporous elastomeric film/nonwoven breathable laminate and method for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Steven D Flack Esq, January 18, 2000: US06015764 (144 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a breathable laminate including an oriented microporous elastomeric film and at least one support layer bonded to the film. The present invention also relates to a process for forming the breathable laminate including the step of stretching a filled film to produce a ...


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Harold K Barnes, Ronald F Cook, Cherie H Everhart, Ann L McCormack, Fred R Radwanski, Paulette M Rosch, Adrian J Trevisan: Hydraulically needled nonwoven pulp fiber web. Kimberley Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, August 11, 1992: US05137600 (120 worldwide citation)

A hydraulically needled nonwoven pulp fiber web is disclosed. This nonwoven pulp fiber web has a mean flow pore size ranging from about 18 to about 100 microns, and a Frazier porosity of at least about 100 cfm/ft.sup.2. The web may also be characterized by a specific volume ranging from about 8 to a ...


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Ruth L Levy, Ann L McCormack: Ribbed clothlike nonwoven fabric. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, April 15, 1997: US05620779 (83 worldwide citation)

There is provided herein a ribbed clothlike nonwoven fabric made by a method comprising the steps of providing a nonwoven web of thermoplastic polymer of staple length or longer fibers or filaments having a pattern of fused bond areas wherein the pattern has at least one space and at least one unit ...


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Ann L McCormack, William B Haffner: Elastomeric film and method for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, August 29, 2000: US06111163 (77 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a breathable, oriented microporous elastomeric film. The present invention also relates to a process for forming the breathable film including the step of stretching a filled film to produce a microporous film layer.


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Ann L McCormack, Fred R Radwanski, Cherie H Everhart: Process for making a hydraulically needled superabsorbent composite material and article thereof. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, July 12, 1994: US05328759 (48 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a process of making an superabsorbent composite material which contains a hydraulically-needled fibrous web and superabsorbent materials. The method includes the steps of providing a nonwoven fibrous web; hydraulically needling the nonwoven web to enhance its liquid distribution propert ...


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William B Haffner, Ann L McCormack, Vasily A Topolkaraev: Stable and breathable films of improved toughness and method of making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 1, 2000: US06096014 (29 worldwide citation)

Uniaxially oriented microporous breathable films having exceptional toughness transverse to the direction of orientation are disclosed herein. Such films include a particulate filler and a nonelastic material including a copolymer of ethylene with at least one C.sub.4 -C.sub.8 .alpha.-olefin monomer ...


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Jose Siqueira, Ann L McCormack, Norman Brown, Wing Chak Ng, Howard M Welch, Margaret G Latimer: Nonwoven composite containing an apertured elastic film. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, September 28, 2010: US07803244 (22 worldwide citation)

An elastic nonwoven composite that contains an elastic film laminated to one or more nonwoven web materials is provided. The composite is formed by passing the film through a nip to bond the film to the nonwoven web material(s). Concurrent with bond formation, apertures are also formed in the elasti ...


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Earle H Sherrod, John E Kerins, Richard L Shick, Ann L McCormack: Flushable commode liner. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Scott A Baum, Thomas J Connelly, August 31, 2004: US06783826 (12 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes a commode liner made from a first and a second opposing member defining a top with an opening, a bottom, and a pair of opposing sides. The pair of opposing sides includes a separation distance D, which varies from the top to the bottom, and the distance D is larger at the to ...