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Michael G Nease, Bradley E Walsh, Robert E Askin, Joseph A Eckstein: Method for manufacturing extensible side panels for absorbent articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, David M Weirich, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, January 6, 1998: US05705013 (95 worldwide citation)

A zero scrap method for manufacturing side panels for use with absorbent articles including the following steps. First, a web of material having predetermined portions is provided in a machine direction. The predetermined portions are then activated to provide stretch in the side panels. The web is ...


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Larry K Johnson, Stephen J Lange, John J Angstadt, Bradley E Walsh, Fredrick W Gibson: Method for making a seam for use in disposable articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, April 27, 2004: US06726792 (61 worldwide citation)

A method of making a flangeless seam for a disposable article including the following steps: A first member of the disposable article is provided. An electromagnetic field responsive member is provided on the first member. The first member is folded about the electromagnetic field responsive member ...


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Stephen D Congleton, Yousef G Aouad, Jerry L Dragoo, Bradley E Walsh: Altering the surfaces of functional absorbent materials for use in absorbent articles. Theodore P Cummings, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, October 6, 1998: US05817271 (8 worldwide citation)

The method relates to functional absorbent materials that are profiled through cutting and heating to form flow channels, and in one embodiment to form bellows which rise above the flow channels. Additionally, the flow channels which are partially cut into an absorbent material may also function as ...


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Joseph A Eckstein, Bradley E Walsh: Method and apparatus for nonlinear laying of material. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, June 8, 2010: US07731815

A method and apparatus for nonlinear laying of components such as elastics on a continuous web is provided. In an apparatus embodiment, the apparatus comprises a diverter and a combining roll. The apparatus can be configured to vary an elastic profile of the elastic member on a continuous web by osc ...