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Andrews Robert E, Fritz Jeff W, Horneck Noel: Methods and apparatus for application of nested zero waste ear to travelling web. Joa Curt G, November 26, 2008: EP1994919-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process wherein a rotary knife or die, with one or more cutting edges, turns against and in coordination with a corresponding cylinder to create preferably trapezoidal ears. Ear material is slit into two lanes, one for a left side of a diaper and the other for a righ ...


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ANDREWS ROB E, FRITZ JEFF W, HORNECK NOEL: METHODES ET APPAREIL DAPPLICATION DE PATTES ADHESIVES SANS FUITES A UNE BANDE EN MOUVEMENT, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR APPLICATION OF NESTED ZERO WASTE EAR TO TRAVELING WEB. CURT G JOA, CURT G JOA, SMART & BIGGAR, July 8, 2014: CA2631018 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process wherein a rotary knife or die, with one or more cutting edges, turns against and in coordination with a corresponding cylinder to create preferably trapezoidal ears. Ear material is slit into two lanes, one for a left side of a diaper and the other for a righ ...


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ANDREWS ROBERT E, FRITZ JEFF W, MCCABE JOHN A, HORNECK NOEL, NELSON ANTHONY A, VAN DYKE DANIEL: METHODES ET APPAREIL POUR LAPPLICATION DUNE OREILLE IMBRIQUEE SANS DECHET A UNE TOILE EN MOUVEMENT, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR APPLICATION OF NESTED ZERO WASTE EAR TO TRAVELING WEB. CURT G JOA, CURT G JOA, LAVERY DE BILLY, January 22, 2019: CA2781790 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method of providing a disposable product in which ears are attached to a chassis via side panel assemblies. The side assemblies are folded and applied in a pre-folded condition.


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FRITZ JEFF W, NELSON CHRIS, MCCABE JOHN A, PETERSON DANIEL A: [fr] Appareil de freinage à rupture délastique et procédé pour minimiser le réenfilage délastique cassé, [de] Bremsvorrichtung mit Elastikbruch und Verfahren zur Minimierung des Zurückfädelns der gebrochenden Elastik, [en] Elastic Break Brake Apparatus and Method For Minimizing Broken Elastic Rethreading. JOA CURT G, October 30, 2013: EP2656825-A1

[en] A series of elastic break brakes are provided throughout a travel path of elastics in a machine operation. Elastic strands thread through each individual brake mechanism, and if an elastic strand breaks downstream, a natural snap back of the elastic, which ordinarily travels through the system ...


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FRITZ JEFF W, NELSON CHRIS, MCCABE JOHN A, PETERSON DANIEL A: [fr] Produits jetables contenant de tels élastiques, [de] Einwegprodukte mit parallel aufgeweiteten Gummibändern, [en] Disposable Products Containing Parallel Flared Elastics. JOA CURT G, October 30, 2013: EP2656827-A1

[en] A series of elastic break brakes are provided throughout a travel path of elastics in a machine operation. Elastic strands thread through each individual brake mechanism, and if an elastic strand breaks downstream, a natural snap back of the elastic, which ordinarily travels through the system ...


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FRITZ JEFF W: [fr] Procédé de formation de liaisons entre des composants discrets darticles jetables, [de] Verfahren zur Herstellung von Verbindungen zwischen diskreten Bauteilen eines Einwegartikels, [en] Method of forming bonds between discrete components of disposable articles. JOA CURT G, August 21, 2013: EP2628472-A1

[en] Continuous edge folds of a top sheet in disposable products prepare the top sheet for placement/attachment of discrete side panels to the folded-over portion of top-sheets oriented so that the side panels lay on top of the top-sheet without any further folding steps required. Later, a back shee ...


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Andrews Robert, Rabe Alan, Fritz Jeff W, Krueger Brian R: Apparatus and methods for minimizing waste during web splicing. Joa Curt G, July 16, 2008: EP1944258-A2

An apparatus and methods are disclosed to reliably utilise material as close as possible to the end of the primary supply wheel (14) so to minimize the roll waste. An indicator material (16), such as tape, is positioned on the primary and standby supply wheels at a distance from the end of the roll ...


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ANDREWS ROBERT E, FRITZ JEFF W, HOHM JASON, SAYAOVONG SONG, STRAINS PETE, DODELIN DONALD R: METHODE DE FILETAGE DUNE COUCHE DE MATERIAU DANS UN PARCOURS MACHINE, METHOD FOR THREADING A MATERIAL LAYER THROUGH A MACHINE PATH. CURT G JOA, CURT G JOA, SMART & BIGGAR, February 27, 2018: CA2746383

Apparatus and methods are provided to minimize waste and improve quality and production in web processing operations. A first non-elastomeric layer is bonded with an elastomeric layer, and to a second non-elastomeric layer. The apparatus and methods provide defect detection in the elastomeric layer ...