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Gary Dean LaVon, Hyun Sung Lim, J Michael McKenna, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, Theodora Beck, John Joseph Curro: Absorbent articles exhibiting improved internal environmental conditions. The Procter & Gamble Co, William Scott Andes, August 17, 1999: US05938648 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to absorbent articles such as diapers, adult incontinence garments, and feminine hygiene products. The present invention further relates to such absorbent articles having outer coverings designed to provide breathability and promote more healthy internal environmental c ...


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Nora Liu Carroll, Hyun Sung Lim, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, J Michael Mc Kenna, John Joseph Curro, Gary Dean Lavon, Richard L Sparks: Breathable composite sheet structure and absorbent articles utilizing same. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, Proctor and Gamble, January 13, 2004: US06677258 (174 worldwide citation)

A breathable composite sheet material, a method for making such a sheet material, and an absorbent article utilizing the sheet material are provided. The composite sheet material is comprised of a thermoplastic film adhered directly to a fibrous substrate. The thermoplastic film comprises at least 5 ...


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George Joseph Ostapchenko, Donna Lynn Visioli: Dilatation catheter balloons with improved puncture resistance. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, June 1, 1999: US05908406 (95 worldwide citation)

Multi-layer puncture-resistant biaxially oriented coextruded films or tubings are disclosed for use in dilatation balloon catheters. The catheter balloons so formed comprise a first, inner layer of an orientable thermoplastic resin; a second layer of a thermoplastic inomeric olefin copolymer secured ...


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Nora Liu Carroll, Hyun Sung Lim, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, J Michael McKenna, John Joseph Curro, Gary Dean Lavon, Richard L Sparks: Breathable composite sheet structure and absorbent articles utilizing same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Dara M Kendall, John P Colbert, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, December 11, 2007: US07307031 (70 worldwide citation)

A breathable composite sheet material, a method for making such a sheet material, and an absorbent article utilizing the sheet material are provided. The composite sheet material is comprised of a thermoplastic film adhered directly to a fibrous substrate. The thermoplastic film comprises at least 5 ...


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George Joseph Ostapchenko, Donna Lynn Visioli: Dilatation catheter balloons with improved puncture resistance. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, May 9, 2000: US06059751 (54 worldwide citation)

Multi-layer puncture-resistant biaxially oriented coextruded films or tubings are disclosed for use in dilatation balloon catheters. The catheter balloons so formed comprise a first, inner layer of an orientable thermoplastic resin; a second layer of a thermoplastic inomeric olefin copolymer secured ...


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Hyun Sung Lim, J Michael McKenna, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, John Joseph Curro, Gary Dean Lavon: Breathable composite sheet structure. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, February 13, 2001: US06187696 (42 worldwide citation)

A moisture vapor permeable, substantially liquid impermeable composite sheet material comprising a fibrous substrate and a moisture vapor permeable thermoplastic film layer. The moisture vapor permeable film has an average thickness of less than 25 microns, a peel strength of at least 0.1 N/cm, a dy ...


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George Joseph Ostapchenko: Polyethylene terephthalate articles having desirable adhesion and non-blocking characteristics, and a preparative process therefor. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, February 24, 1998: US05721023 (31 worldwide citation)

Surface treated articles of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) are disclosed having low self-adhesion and high bondability to other surfaces. The articles comprise oriented PET and about 100-5000 ppm of a particulate additive uniformly dispersed therein. The additive is chemically inert to PET and has ...


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Hyun Sung Lim, George Joseph Ostapchenko: Composite sheet material. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, June 25, 2002: US06410465 (31 worldwide citation)

A moisture vapor permeable, substantially liquid impermeable composite sheet material includes a powder-bonded nonwoven web adhered to a moisture vapor permeable thermoplastic film. The nonwoven web includes a first layer comprised primarily of fibers that are compatible with an adhesive used to bon ...


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George Joseph Ostapchenko, Terrance Duane Phillips: Process for the automatic inspection of blow-molded articles. E I Du Pont De Nemours and Company, August 16, 1977: US04042657 (21 worldwide citation)

Blow-molded thermoplastic articles such as bottles are produced from preforms while measuring the pressure in the article and comparing the measured pressure with standard values. Articles having measured pressure values which deviate from standard are rejected.


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George Joseph Ostapchenko, Richard G Sinclair: Films containing poly(hydroxy acid)s. Chronopol, Sheridan Ross P C, February 22, 2000: US06027677 (11 worldwide citation)

Compatible polymer compositions and optically clear, degradable films containing from 55 to 90 wt % of a poly(hydroxy acid) polymer composition and from 10 to 45 wt % of one or more compatible thermoplastic polymers are disclosed. The films are prepared by melt processing the materials to obtain uni ...