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Mary A Bruemmer, Paulette M Rosch, John P Vukos, Duane G Uitenbroek, Georgia L Zehner: Pocket-like diaper or absorbent article. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, January 5, 1993: US05176672 (236 worldwide citation)

A diaper or absorbent article comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent between the topsheet and backsheet, and an elevating device for spacing the topsheet above the absorbent to form a pocket-like shape. The topsheet can have a generally U-shaped opening and the absorbent can have a hole th ...


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David P Kielpikowski, Duane G Uitenbroek, Deborah L Proxmire: Disposable garment having elastic outer cover and integrated absorbent insert structure. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, May 30, 1989: US04834738 (168 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, generally self-adjusting disposable absorbent garment comprises a breathable elastomeric nonwoven laminar outer cover, resiliently stretchable preferably in a cross-body direction from about 20% to about 200%, including a pair of leg openings, front and rear waist secti ...


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Mary A Bruemmer, Paulette M Rosch, John P Vukos, Duane G Uitenbroek, Georgia L Zehner, Christine A Rasmussen: Pocket-like diaper or absorbent article. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, Thomas J Mielke, John R Schenian, October 31, 1995: US05462541 (109 worldwide citation)

A diaper or absorbent article comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent between the topsheet and backsheet, and an elevating device for spacing the topsheet above the absorbent to form a pocket-like shape. The topsheet can have an opening and the absorbent can have a hole therein, both of whi ...


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David P Kielpikowski, Duane G Uitenbroek: Method of making a breathable elastic fabric composite and personal article incorporating same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, June 27, 1989: US04842596 (109 worldwide citation)

A method for making a breathable elastomeric laminar fabric, the material produced thereby and a disposable absorbent garment incorporating the material as either an outer cover or gathers at the leg and waist openings. The method comprises the steps of sandwiching a liquid impermeable elastomeric f ...


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Franklin M C Chen, Andrew E Huntoon, Duane G Uitenbroek, Anthony J Wisneski: Absorbent article having a hydrophilic flow-modulating layer. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Mielke, August 6, 1991: US05037409 (89 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article including an absorbent body capable of absorbing a liquid and a flow-modulating layer in liquid communication with the absorbent body. The flow-modulating layer is formed from hydrophilic meltblown fibers having an average diameter of from about 20 to about 60 microns. The flow- ...


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Richard S Yeo, Duane G Uitenbroek, Jennifer R Powers: Patterned embossed nonwoven fabric, cloth-like liquid barrier material and method for making same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, February 4, 1997: US05599420 (56 worldwide citation)

A patterned nonwoven fabric comprising polymeric strands which include a primary polymeric component and are bonded together without the use of compression, but instead with a heat activated adhesive polymeric component which adheres the respective primary components together. The fabric has an embo ...


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Richard S Yeo, Duane G Uitenbroek, Jennifer R Powers: Patterned embossed nonwoven fabric, cloth-like liquid barrier material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, March 21, 1995: US05399174 (36 worldwide citation)

A patterned nonwoven fabric comprising polymeric strands which include a primary polymeric component and are bonded together without the use of compression, but instead with a heat activated adhesive polymeric component which adheres the respective primary components together. The fabric has an embo ...


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John P Vukos, Vasily A Topolkaraev, Thomas W Odorzynski, Palani Raj Ramaswami Wallajapet, Georgia L Zehner, Duane G Uitenbroek, Richard W Tanzer: Absorbent article formed with microlayered films. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Senniger Powers, February 20, 2007: US07179952 (23 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article for absorbing body liquids, comprising a unitary system of microlayered film constructed and arranged to carry out the multiple functions of liquid intake, liquid uptake and distribution, liquid retention and liquid barrier requisite for such an absorbent article. The unitary sy ...


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Bryon Paul Day, Dennis John DeGroot, Michael Joseph Garvey, Gregory K Hall, Peter Michalovich Kobylivker, Braulio Arturo Polanco, Thomas Harold Roessler, Duane G Uitenbroek, Peiguang Zhou: Thermal stabilization and processing behavior of block copolymer compositions by blending, applications thereof, and methods of making same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, January 19, 2010: US07648771 (6 worldwide citation)

A blended composition of unsaturated block copolymer with improved thermal stability and processing behavior includes at least one unsaturated block copolymer; and a compatibilizer selected from the group consisting of (1) high melt flow rate homopolymers or copolymers; (2) styrene-ethylenepropylene ...


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Bao Trong Do, John Gavin MacDonald, Stephanie Michelle Martin, Duane G Uitenbroek: Delivery of an odor control agent through the use of a presaturated wipe. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, November 29, 2011: US08066956 (1 worldwide citation)

A wiping product is disclosed containing an odor control agent. In one embodiment, the wipe may comprise a pre-moistened wipe containing a wiping solution. The wiping solution can contain the odor control agent. The odor control agent may comprise inorganic oxide particles, quinone compounds, or act ...