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Vaneperen David J, Coenen Joseph D, Couillard Jack L, Mattingly Walter A, Popp Robert L, Mortell Heather S: Method for bonding surfaces on a web. Kimberly Clark Co, September 6, 2006: EP1696853-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for bonding a strip, such as a leg elastic or the like, to an opening on a web of material. The method includes providing a web that includes at least one opening and defines at least a first bonding surface adjacent each opening. For each opening the method includes: deforming the web to m ...


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Popp Robert L, Coenen Joseph D: Apparatus and method for cutting and placing limp pieces of material. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, sJAMES Kurt F, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/007329 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for cutting and placing limp pieces of material is particularly constructed for relative positioning of two cut pieces (82, 118). The apparatus includes a vacuum conveyor (172) which holds an article component in a regular and secure position prior to and during placement of a cut piece (8 ...


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Popp Robert Lee, Coenen Joseph D, Quereshi Shawn A: Pant-like absorbent garments having curved leg cuffs. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, cui yaobeng zheng jianhui, March 17, 2004: CN01817398 (1 worldwide citation)

A pant-like absorbent garment having curved leg cuffs has a gasket-like fit. A chassis of the absorbent garment defines first and second leg openings with curved cut-outs in the chassis. A bonded portion is located between a first portion and a second portion of each of two elastic strands. The bond ...


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Kuen David Arthur, Popp Robert Lee, Coenen Joseph D, Quereshi Shawn A, Couillard Jack L, Olson Christopher Peter: Refastenable absorbent product with overland side panels and method of making same in the machine direction. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, NORRIS Roland W, October 3, 2002: WO/2002/076364 (1 worldwide citation)

A prefastened absorbent garment is manufactured with its longitudinal axis in the machine direction. A web of garment chassis material extending in the machine direction is overlaid with a side panel web. The side panel web is attached at opposite width borders of the chassis web and has one or more ...


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Popp Robert Lee, Vogt Robert Eugene, Coenen Joseph D, Quereshi Shawn A, Le, Minh Toan Thanh: Absorbent garment with asymmetrical leg elastic tension. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I à, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013740 (1 worldwide citation)

A pant-like absorbent garment adapted to the non-symmetrical nature and leakage demands of the anatomy of the human body has asymmetrical pressure around the leg openings with respect to the wearer's anterior and posterior sides. Elastic members are bonded about the leg openings with either higher t ...


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Coenen Joseph D, Quereshi Shawn A, Vogt Robert Eugene, Popp Robert Lee: Method of applying curved leg elastics using curved pucks. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013741 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of applying curved leg elastics to absorbent garments involves stretching and wrapping an elastic ribbon about a curved side of a puck. A portion of the elastic ribbon is simultaneously folded onto a top surface of the puck. The puck is attached to a rotating device that rotates the puck in ...


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Popp Robert Lee, Coenen Joseph D, Leminh Toan Tranh: Method of applying leg elastics with an optimized tension. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013742 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of applying leg elastics to absorbent garments involves varying the number and position of feed nips and idler rolls and optimizing the tension between multiple elastic members. The elastic members are bonded to a substrate with variable tension. More particularly, higher tension is provide ...


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Vogt Robert Eugene, Quereshi Shawn A, Coenen Joseph D, Popp Robert Lee: Method of applying curved leg elastics using rotating disks. Kimberly Clard Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013743 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of applying curved leg elastics to absorbent garments involves stretching and wrapping a pair of elastic ribbons about a first curved surface of a pair of disks. A portion of each of the elastic ribbons folds onto a second surface of each of the disks. The disks are rotated about a point of ...


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Quereshi Shawn A, Coenen Joseph D, Vogt Robert Eugene, Popp Robert Lee, Sanders Donald J: Method of applying curved leg elastics. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013744 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of applying curved leg elastics to absorbent garments involves stretching and wrapping a pair of elastic ribbons about a first curved surface of a pair of pucks. A portion of each of the elastic ribbons is simultaneously folded onto a second surface of each of the pucks. The pucks are attac ...


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Popp Robert Lee, Coenen Joseph D, Le, Minh Toan Thanh: Method of optimizing spacing between elastic members in applying leg elastics. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013746 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of applying leg elastics to absorbent garments involves optimizing the spacing between multiple elastic members. The elastic members are bonded to a substrate with variable spacing along the length of the leg opening. More particularly, narrower spacing is provided in the crotch area, there ...