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Jaime Braverman
Michael Allen Daley, Jaime Braverman, Rebecca Lyn Dilnik, Ronald Lee Edens, Yvette Lynn Hammonds, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela, Alexander Manfred Schmidt Foerst, Laura Jane Walker: Sanitary pad for variable flow management. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, February 19, 2002: US06348253 (37 worldwide citation)

There is provided a feminine hygiene pad comprising a cover adjacent a capillarity fabric having regions of high and low capillarity, which is adjacent a retention layer. In a preferred embodiment, a creped spunbond layer is used as the cover material and a co-apertured intake/distribution layer and ...


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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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Michael Allen Daley, Yvette Lynn Hammonds, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela: Intake/distribution material for personal care products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Steven D Flack, March 18, 2003: US06534149 (52 worldwide citation)

There is provided an intake/distribution layer for personal care products which is a co-apertured distribution layer and a transfer delay layer between them. The co-apertured distribution and transfer delay layer can serve to store liquid and release it to an absorbent core in a personal care produc ...


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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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Leslie Warren Collier IV, Susan Elaine Shawver, Bryon Paul Day, Raymond Jeffrey May, James Russell Fitts Jr, Michael Tod Morman, Monica Varriale, Matthew Boyd Lake, David Michael Matela, Gregory Todd Sudduth, Randall James Palmer, Charles John Morell, Prasad Shrikrishna Potnis, Rasha Wafik Zaki Guirguis, Cristian M Neculescu, Peiguang Zhou: Stretchable film laminates and methods and apparatus for making stretchable film laminates. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, February 12, 2008: US07329621 (18 worldwide citation)

Stretchable film laminates including a layer of elastomeric openwork, such as a plurality of elastic strands or an elastomeric mesh structure. The stretchable film laminates may include a film layer bonded to the layer of elastomeric openwork, with the film layer having cross-directional stretch and ...


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Michael Tod Morman, Sjon Paul Lee Conyer, Gregory Todd Sudduth, Randall James Palmer, David Michael Matela, Prasad Shrikrishna Potnis: Extensible laminate having improved stretch properties and method for making same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, January 22, 2008: US07320948 (16 worldwide citation)

An extensible laminate having improved set and hysteresis is disclosed. The extensible laminate includes an extensible nonwoven web laminated to an elastomeric sheet that have been mechanically stretched in the cross direction after lamination. A method for making the extensible laminate includes la ...


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Margaret Gwyn Latimer, Gregory Marc Lefkowitz, David Michael Matela, Jeffrey Michael Willis: Materials for fluid management in personal care products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Steven D Flack, August 26, 2003: US06610903 (15 worldwide citation)

There is provided a fluid management material for personal care products which distributes artificial menses according to the gush/distribution test taught herein such that it has a distribution ratio of at least about 0.06. Its preferred that the fluid management material be part of an absorbent ma ...


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Michael Allen Daley, Bruce Wilfuhr Achter, Charles Wilson Colman, Joseph DiPalma, David Martin Jackson, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Margaret Gwyn Latimer, Gregory Marc Lefkowitz, Sylvia Bandy Little, David Michael Matela, David Charles Potts, Lawrence Howell Sawyer, Kristin Ann Goerg Wood: Personal care products having reduced leakage. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, James B Robinson, Steven D Flack, April 20, 2004: US06723892 (11 worldwide citation)

There is provided an absorbent system that not only takes in fluid, but then transfers that fluid further beneath the first composite. This is achieved in this invention through paired permeability, capillarity, and void volume of the first and second composites. The invention is an absorbent system ...


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Michael Tod Morman, Prasad Shrikrishna Potnis, David Michael Matela, Sjon Paul Lee Conyer, Gregory Tod Sudduth, Randall James Palmer: Elastomeric film and laminates thereof. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, October 11, 2011: US08034440 (3 worldwide citation)

An elastomeric film includes a first layer co-extruded with a second layer. The first layer includes a single-site catalyzed ethylene-alpha olefin copolymer having a density of about 0.860 to about 0.900 grams per centimeter. The second layer includes a styrene copolymer selected from styrene-butadi ...