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Paul John Serbiak, Duane Girard Uitenbroek: Absorbent article containing extensible zones. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas D Wilhelm, Brian R Tumm, Jeffrey B Curtin, December 8, 1998: US05846232 (143 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes extensible zones. These extensible zones enable the absorbent article to expand and fit a broad size range of users. The extensible zones enable a broad range of adjustment in waist and leg opening dimensions by extension and retraction of the extensible zones. The body ...


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Frank Paul Abuto, William Bela Haffner, Joy Francine Jordan, Ann Louise McCormack, Duane Girard Uitenbroek: Elastic film laminates. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Douglas H Tulley Jr, August 1, 2000: US06096668 (128 worldwide citation)

An elastic liquid impermeable laminate is disclosed having an extensible barrier film; an 8 g/m.sup.2 to 100 g/m.sup.2 elastomeric nonwoven web comprising fibers of low density polyethylene having a density less than 0.89 g/cm.sup.3 ; and an extensible cloth-like outer layer, such as a nonwoven web ...


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Duane Girard Uitenbroek, Kathleen Ann O Rourke: Laminate material and absorbent garment comprising same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, April 27, 1999: US05897541 (116 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a laminated material comprising a first layer of material and a second layer of material. The first layer of material includes opaque areas and transparent areas. The second layer of material has a coloration which is different than the first layer of material and is adjacent the first ...


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Thomas Harold Roessler, Paul Joseph Datta, Mark George Everson, Yung Hsiang Huang, Gary Lee Travis, Duane Girard Uitenbroek, Paul Theodore VanGompel, Michael Tod Morman: Absorbent article having an extensible outer cover and an extensible bodyside liner. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, Alyssa A Dudkowski, April 22, 2003: US06552245 (96 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article is provided which includes a substantially liquid-impermeable, extensible outer cover, a liquid permeable, extensible bodyside liner, and an absorbent body located between the outer cover and the bodyside liner. The extensible outer cover and extensible bodyside liner ...


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A Todd Leak, Mark Michael Mleziva, Duane Girard Uitenbroek, Monica Signoret Diaz, Lance James Garrett Jr: Laminate material. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 9, 1998: US05763041 (77 worldwide citation)

A laminate suitable for use as the hook component of a hook-and-loop fastener. The laminate comprises a first extensible substantially non-elastic layer and a second layer comprising a nonwoven material. The nonwoven material is prebonded by a number of first spaced-apart bond sites to form first bo ...


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Glynis Allicia Walton, Susan Elaine Shawver, James Russell Fitts Jr, Jennifer Rebecca Reavis, Richard Macferran Shane, Duane Girard Uitenbroek: Coextruded, elastomeric breathable films, process for making same and articles made therefrom. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Steven D Flack, November 12, 2002: US06479154 (63 worldwide citation)

A breathable, elastic multilayered film including a core layer of a first elastomer and at least one filler and at least one skin layer of a second elastomer; wherein the first elastomer is a polyolefin and the second elastomer is selected from the group consisting of thermoplastic polyurethanes, po ...


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Ann Louise McCormack, Duane Girard Uitenbroek: Stretch-pillowed, bulked laminate. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Patrick C Wilson, March 16, 1999: US05882769 (57 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a bulk-stretched pillowed laminate of two or more layers in which at least one of the layers is stretched before other layers are attached to it. In one execution, a thermoplastic film is stretched until it permanently deforms. Then, while still in a stretched state, a nonwoven w ...


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Susan Elaine Shawver, Paul Windsor Estey, William Bela Haffner, Cindy Janja Blackstock, Glynis Allicia Walton, Duane Girard Uitenbroek: Stable breathable elastic garments. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Steven D Flack, June 21, 2005: US06909028 (47 worldwide citation)

A thermally stable microporous breathable film is provided comprising at least 35% filler, by weight of the filled-film, and a thermoplastic polymer blend of a first polyethylene polymer and a second polyethylene polymer. The first polyethylene polymer comprises 30%-70% by weight of the polymer blen ...


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Duane Girard Uitenbroek, Yung Hsiang Huang, Thomas Harold Roessler, Paul Theodore VanGompel, John Philip Vukos, Michael Tod Morman: Absorbent article having an extensible outer cover with activatable zoned breathability. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, Alyssa A Dudkowski, January 7, 2003: US06503236 (45 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article is provided which includes a substantially liquid-impermeable outer cover, a liquid permeable bodyside liner, an absorbent body located between the outer cover and the bodyside liner, and a pair of fasteners located on the laterally opposed side edges in one of the wai ...