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Jaime Braverman
Donald E Waldroup, Jaime Braverman, Teresa Petryk: Cover material with improved fluid handling properties. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Ericson, May 25, 2004: US06740792 (8 worldwide citation)

A material having a multi-denier base material layer including a plurality of fine denier fibers, the fine denier fibers of less than about 10 dpf, and a plurality of large denier filaments intermixed with the fine denier fibers which form channels in a longitudinal direction of the material, the la ...


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Ralph L Anderson, Fritz Radwanski, Henry Skoog, Donald E Waldroup: Cloth-like base sheet and method for making the same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, November 13, 2001: US06315864 (124 worldwide citation)

An improved cloth-like base web is disclosed. In particular, the base web of the present invention has a cloth-like look and feel and has improved absorbency. The base web is made by first hydroneedling a web containing pulp and/or staple fibers. A bonding material is then applied to at least one si ...


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Linda A Connor Sledge, Tammy L Baum, John R Hanson, Donald E Waldroup: Perforated centerflow rolled product. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning, April 9, 2002: US06368689 (11 worldwide citation)

A rolled web of centerflow material, such as paper or non-woven material includes perforation lines separating the material into individual wipes or sheets. Each perforation line comprises a varying perforation profile defined by opposite edge portions and a middle portion having generally the same ...


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Andrew T Baker, Timothy James Blenke, Charles W Colman, Edward A Colombo, Jeffrey E Fish, Kaiyuan Yang, Michael Joseph Garvey, Jeffrey Jennings Krueger, Mary Frances Mallory, Joseph E Pierce, Fred Robert Radwanski, Sridhar Ranganathan, Donald E Waldroup: Hybrid absorbent foam and articles containing it. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, April 17, 2012: US08158689 (5 worldwide citation)

A hybrid absorbent foam includes an integrated hybrid foam layer having an open surface, a closed surface, and a foam body extending between the open and closed surfaces. The integrated hybrid foam layer has an open-cell content of at least 50%, while the closed surface provides a barrier to aqueous ...


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Jian Qin, Deborah J Calewarts, Jeffrey F Jurena, Keyur M Desai, Donald E Waldroup: Method of making substrates comprising frothed benefit agents. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Denise L Stoker, Kenya T Pierre, December 23, 2014: US08916012 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a nonwoven substrate comprising a fibrous web defining a surface; and a layer of a benefit agent wherein said benefit agent is selected from an additive composition, an enhancement component and combinations thereof; wherein said benefit agent is frothed and bonded to ...


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Jian Qin, Donald E Waldroup, Constantine M Megaridis, Thomas M Schutzius, Ilker S Bayer: Superhydrophobic surfaces. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Kimberly Clark Worldwide, June 14, 2016: US09364859

The present invention relates to a surface of a substrate, or the substrate itself, exhibiting superhydrophobic characteristics when treated with a formulation comprising a hydrophobic component, nano-structured particles and water. The superhydrophobicity can be applied either over the entire surfa ...


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Frank P Abuto, Marsha R Forthofer, Nicole E Cieslak, Donald E Waldroup: Treated apertures. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Kimberly Clark Worldwide, January 19, 2016: US09237973

A personal care article comprising a nonwoven fluid permeable topsheet having a body-facing surface and an opposing backside surface, a fluid impermeable backsheet and at least one intermediate layer disposed therebetween, wherein said fluid permeable topsheet comprises apertured holes wherein at le ...


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Jian Qin, Donald E Waldroup, Deborah Joy Calewarts, Charles W Colman, Jeffrey F Jurena, Douglas W Stage, Timothy J Young, Femi Kotoye, Matthew J Kalinowski, Gary M Strandburg: Low-density web and method of applying an additive composition thereto. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Randall W Fieldhack, Denise L Stoker, May 21, 2013: US08445393

Sheet-like products, such as tissue products made from a low-density web, are disclosed containing an additive composition. The additive composition, for instance, comprises an aqueous dispersion containing an alpha-olefin polymer, and an ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer. The additive composition ...


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Keyur Desai, Deborah J Calewarts, Jian Qin, Jeffrey F Jurena, Stephen Michael Campbell, Donald E Waldroup: Process for applying high viscosity composition to a sheet with high bulk. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, February 28, 2017: US09580869

A process is disclosed for topically applying additive compositions to planar substrates, such as tissue webs. In one embodiment, the process is designed to apply relatively high viscous compositions to base sheets at high speeds in a manner that prevents the additive composition from penetrating in ...


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Ralph L Anderson, Fritz Radwanski, Henry Skoog, Donald E Waldroup: Cloth-like base sheet and method for making the same. Dority & Manning Pa, July 19, 2001: US20010008180-A1

An improved cloth-like base web is disclosed. In particular, the base web of the present invention has a cloth-like look and feel and has improved absorbency. The base web is made by first hydroneedling a web containing pulp and/or staple fibers. A bonding material is then applied to at least one si ...