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Jaime Braverman
Jaime Braverman, Michael Allen Daley, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Rebecca Griffin, Tamara Lee Mace, David Wayne Primm, Eugenio Go Varona, Ali Yahiaoui: Multilayer cover system and method for producing same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Peterson Kinne & Fejer, January 2, 2001: US06168849 (57 worldwide citation)

A multilayer material suitable for use as a cover or topsheet for personal care absorbent articles such as diapers, sanitary pads, adult incontinence garments, training pants and the like having a top layer and a bottom, where the top layer forms a plurality of apertures and contacts the bottom laye ...


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Jaime Braverman
Michael Allen Daley, Mark Bruce Majors, Ali Yahiaoui, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Michael David Powers, David Wayne Primm, Tamara Lee Mace, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Gregory Alan Zelazoski, Jon Edward Tinsley, Jaime Braverman: Apertured film covers with localized wettability and method for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, June 25, 2002: US06410823 (50 worldwide citation)

A film cover for use in absorbent materials such as feminine care products, surgical drapes, fenestration reinforcement, absorbent pads and the like including a polymeric film having a top planar surface and a bottom planar surface and forming a plurality of apertures, at least a portion of which ha ...


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Jaime Braverman
Eugenio Go Varona, Monica Lynn Bontrager, Jaime Braverman, Kuo Shu Edward Chang, Michael Allen Daley, Karen Lynn English, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Hristo Angelov Hristov, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela, Sharon Rymer, Reginald Smith, Roland Columbus Smith Jr, Michael Donald Sperl: Creped materials. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, January 4, 2005: US06838154 (16 worldwide citation)

There is provided a resilient, three dimensional material having fibrous texture and appearance and capable of fluid handling. It consists of a top surface and a bottom surface wherein fiber-like elements typically extend from one surface to the other forming flat to undulating surfaces characterize ...


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Oomman Painumoottil Thomas, Glen Thomas Mildenhall, Alexander J Neeb, Susan Carol Paul, Tamara Lee Mace, Arthur Edward Garavaglia: High performance elastic laminates made from high molecular weight styrenic tetrablock copolymer. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, July 12, 2005: US06916750 (36 worldwide citation)

An elastic laminate is provided which has an elastic layer and one or two outer facing layers. The elastic layer is formed from an improved styrene-(ethylene-butylene)-styrene-(ethylene-butylene) tetrablock copolymer, or a blend of the copolymer. The copolymer has a number average molecular weight o ...


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Michael Allen Daley, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela, Yvette Lynn Hammonds, Eugenio Go Varona, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Laura Jane Walker, Ann Marie Giencke: Transfer delay for increased access fluff capacity. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, September 2, 2003: US06613028 (29 worldwide citation)

A personal care absorbent article having a fluid intake/distribution layer, a fluid transfer delay layer disposed beneath said fluid intake/distribution layer, said fluid transfer delay layer enabling the transfer of fluid from the fluid intake/distribution layer(s) to a pad layer disposed beneath t ...


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Ali Yahiaoui, Jack Nelson Lindon, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Crystal Sutphin Leach, Connie Lynn Hetzler, Garry Roland Woltman, David Charles Potts: Treatment of materials to improve handling of viscoelastic fluids. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, William D Herrick, May 9, 2000: US06060636 (26 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved structure that includes a nonwoven web including a viscoelastant treatment. The treated web, when contacted by a viscoelastic fluid such as menses alters the viscoelastic properties of the fluid and enhances its wicking and distribution throughout the absorbent structure. A ...


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Clifford Jackson Ellis, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Jay Sheldon Shultz: Low-cost elastic laminate material. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Robert A Aubrose, July 18, 2006: US07078089 (19 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are elastic laminate materials. The elastic laminate materials are laminates of extensible nonwoven fibrous webs and thermoplastic elastic materials. The laminate may be a two-layer composite material having a single nonwoven fibrous web bonded to one side of the thermoplastic elast ...


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Arthur Edward Garavaglia, John Gavin Macdonald, Ronald Sinclair Nohr: Wettable polymeric fabrics with durable surfactant treatment. Kimberly Clark Corporation, LIU YUANJIN WEI JINXI, February 15, 1995: CN93114776

A polymeric fabric having enhanced wettability, a method for producing such wettable polymeric fabric, and a composition for use in the method. The polymeric fabric is preferably a nonwoven. In one embodiment, the fabric includes a sorbitol succinate surfactant substantially uniformly distributed on ...


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Oomman Painumoottil Thomas, Glen Thomas Mildenhall, Alexander J Neeb, Susan Carol Paul, Tamara Lee Mace, Arthur Edward Garavaglia: High performance elastic laminates made from high molecular weight styrenic tetrablock copolymer. Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, October 7, 2004: US20040197588-A1

An elastic laminate is provided which has an elastic layer and one or two outer facing layers. The elastic layer is formed from an improved styrene-(ethylene-butylene)-styrene-(ethylene-butylene) tetrablock copolymer, or a blend of the copolymer. The copolymer has a number average molecular weight o ...


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Stephen Avedis Baratian, Phillip A Schorr, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Susan Carol Sudbeck, Dan K Schiffer, Mark Bruce Majors, Kimberly Nicole Sanders, David Lewis Myers, Glen Thomas Mildenhall, Oomman Painummoottil Thomas: Retractable nonwoven layers having minimal application of coalesced elastomers. Roland W Norris, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, July 28, 2005: US20050164584-A1

An extensible fluid permeable substrate having at least one direction of extensibility in an X-Y plane is provided with improved retraction to make the composite material suitable for disposable garment applications with minimal application of coalesced elastomeric materials. A pattern of untensione ...