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Douglas A Swenson: Apparatus and method for applying heat-sensitive adhesive tape to a web moving at high speed. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, Stephen W Bauer, June 4, 1991: US05021111 (81 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for applying heat-sensitive adhesive tape, such as frontal diaper tape, of the type having a layer of heat sensitive adhesive material to a web moving at high speed, such as a web of water-resistant material designed for use as the outer layer of disposable diapers. The apparatu ...


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Douglas A Swenson, Herbert J Fox, Dennis L Krueger, Rochelle L Lockridge: Elastic film laminate. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William J Bond, December 27, 1994: US05376430 (69 worldwide citation)

An elastic film is provided with non-elastic regions and elastic regions formed from a multi-layer film of an elastomeric layer and a relatively inelastic layer (s).


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Melvin J Straub, Edwin Kalash, Douglas A Swenson: Cross web layer application device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, July 7, 1992: US05127981 (67 worldwide citation)

A device for applying spaced layers generally transversely across an elongate web which defines a through path for the web including parallel inlet and outlet path portions spaced sideways from each other and a transverse path portion between adjacent terminal and beginning ends of the inlet and out ...


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Melvin J Straub, Edwin Kalash, Douglas A Swenson: Cross web layer application device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, January 29, 1991: US04987940 (65 worldwide citation)

A device for applying spaced layers generally transversely across an elongate web which defines a through path for the web including parallel inlet and outlet path portions spaced sideways from each other and a transverse path portion between adjacent terminal and beginning ends of the inlet and out ...


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Douglas A Swenson: Width stretching device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, August 27, 1991: US05043036 (52 worldwide citation)

A device for stretching the width of strip material including two rotatably mounted circular pulleys having portions of their peripheries at a close spacing at a first location and portions of their peripheries at a larger spacing at a second location. Two flexible belts are mounted for movement alo ...


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Douglas A Swenson, Herbert J Fox, Dennis L Krueger, Rochelle L Lockridge: Elastic film laminate. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William J Bond, October 31, 1995: US05462708 (45 worldwide citation)

An elastic film is provided with non-elastic regions and elastic regions formed from a multi-layer film of an elastomeric layer and a relatively inelastic layer(s).


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Robert S Mulder, Douglas A Swenson: Closure systems for diapers and method of preparation. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Carole Truesdale, April 21, 1992: US05106383 (43 worldwide citation)

A disposable article, such as a disposable diaper, is provided. The article has a fastening means comprising a film substrate having a target strip and a fastening tape. The target strip comprises a backing film having a first pressure-sensitive adhesive on one face thereof adhered to the film subst ...


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Douglas A Swenson, Herbert J Fox, Dennis L Krueger, Rochelle L Lockridge: Elastic film laminate. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William J Bond, June 6, 1995: US05422178 (28 worldwide citation)

An elastic film is provided with non-elastic regions and elastic regions formed from a multi-layer film of an elastomeric layer and a relatively inelastic layer(s).


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Douglas A Swenson: Apparatus and method for applying heat-sensitive adhesive tape to a web moving at high speed. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, Stephen W Bauer, March 20, 1990: US04909885 (11 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for applying heat-sensitive adhesive tape, such as frontal diaper tape, of the type having a layer of heat sensitive adhesive material to a web moving at high speed, such as a web of water-resistant material designed for use as the outer layer of disposable diapers. The apparatu ...


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