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Donald M Fries: Process for assembling elasticized ear portions. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, July 30, 1996: US05540796 (144 worldwide citation)

A distinctive technique for forming an elasticized article includes the steps of providing first and second webs of elasticized side panel material. The side panel material is constructed to be elastically stretchable at least along an appointed lateral cross direction. At least one first fastener i ...


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Donald M Fries, Lorry F Sallee: Assembly process for a laminated tape. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, January 21, 1997: US05595618 (106 worldwide citation)

A distinctive method and apparatus provide a technique for forming a fastener system. Generally stated, the apparatus includes a supply mechanism for providing along a machine-direction a first web of material having a medial portion thereof. A first assembly mechanism attaches a second web of mater ...


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Peter A Mazurak, Donald M Fries: Highly absorbent materials having good wicking characteristics which comprise hydrogel particles and surfactant treated filler. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, R Johathan Peters, Howard Olevsky, May 3, 1983: US04381782 (93 worldwide citation)

Highly absorbent low density fibrous structures such as webs or batts formed from mixtures of powdered or microcrystalline hydrogel preparations with surfactant treated filler materials having a particle size equal to or greater than the hydrogel particle size. Absorbent materials of the invention e ...


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Donald M Fries, Andrew E Huntoon, Andrew M Long: Absorbent article with a laminated tape. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, August 27, 1996: US05549592 (91 worldwide citation)

An article has a fastening system connected thereto, and the fastening system includes a panel member which is composed of a panel material. The panel member has first and second, opposed major facing surfaces, an appointed inboard region, and an appointed outboard region which includes a terminal o ...


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Donald M Fries, David F Ring: Sleeve-enclosed hydrophilic foam tampon with improved after-use withdrawal characteristics. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Howard Olevsky, William D Herrick, July 27, 1982: US04341214 (36 worldwide citation)

A catamenial tampon having as the absorbent element a resiliently compressible hydrophilic foam member, including foam-fiber composites, enclosed in an elongate, closed-end sleeve of fluid-permeable sheet material, assembled in a manner to improve withdrawal characteristics after use. The foam membe ...