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John C Wilson, Robert A Stevens, Thomas W Odorzynski, Bruce M Siebers, Gregory J Rajala: Fastening system for a disposable absorbent garment. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John Chiatalas, May 30, 1989: US04834742 (128 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent garment (10) of the type having opposed waistband portions (14 ) separated by an intermediate portion (16), comprises a breathable elastomeric nonwoven fabric outer cover (12) having an absorbent structure (32) integral therewith, including a liquid-impervious baffle (36), a l ...


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Gregory J Rajala, Paul M Niemi, Daniel J Oshefsky: Apparatus for placing discrete parts transversely onto a moving web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Donald L Traut, Mark L Davis, September 17, 1996: US05556504 (110 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to processing continuous webs such as paper, film, composites, and the like, in dynamic continuous processing operations. More particularly, it relates to transferring discrete parts to a continuous web, whether paper, film, composite, or the like. Specifically, the invention ...


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Daniel J Oshefsky, Paul A Gavronski, Robert E Vogt, Gregory J Rajala: Method and apparatus for applying discrete strips to a web of material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, March 25, 1986: US04578133 (77 worldwide citation)

Continuous strips of a first material, e.g., elastic strips, are continuously supplied to flexible strip supports in a supply zone while the strip supports are in a linear configuration. The strip supports are carried on respective transfer members which are mounted on a rotatable support so that in ...


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Gregory J Rajala, William J Moore, Kurt J Kloehn: Apparatus for applying an elastic in a curved pattern to a moving web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, April 10, 1990: US04915767 (75 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) of the type for applying an elastic ribbon (18) onto the surface of a moving web (12) in curved line path relative to the longitudinal centerline (14) of the web (12) includes a nip roll (16) for directly rolling the elastic ribbon (18) into engagement with the moving web (12) and ...


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Gregory J Rajala: Controlling web tension by actively controlling velocity of dancer roll. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Mark L Davis, February 11, 1997: US05602747 (63 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to processing continuous webs such as paper, film, composites, and the like, in dynamic continuous processing operations. More particularly, it relates to controlling tension in such continuous webs during the processing operation. Tension is controlled in a dancer control sy ...


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John C Wilson, Robert A Stevens, Leona G Boland, Gregory J Rajala, Stanley R Kellenberger: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with fixed position fasteners. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 20, 1987: US04701170 (56 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, self-adjusting disposable diaper with a stretchable outer cover (20), an absorbent structure (22) and fixed position fasteners (70) (72) (74) (76) attached to the outer cover (20).


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Daniel J Oshefsky, Paul A Gavronski, Robert E Vogt, Gregory J Rajala: Method and apparatus for applying discrete strips to a web of material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 14, 1986: US04617082 (55 worldwide citation)

Continuous strips of a first material, e.g., elastic strips, are continuously supplied to flexible strip supports in a supply zone while the strip supports are in a linear configuration. The strip supports are carried on respective transfer members which are mounted on a rotatable support so that in ...


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John C Wilson, Gregory J Rajala, Leona G Boland, Georgia L Zehner: Fastening system for a disposable absorbent garment having a tailored seam. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, January 23, 1990: US04895569 (52 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent garment (10) of the type having opposed engageable waistband portions (14) separated by an intermediate portion (16), comprises a breathable elastomeric nonwoven fabric outer cover (12) and a superposable absorbent structure (32), including a liquid-impervious baffle (36), a l ...


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Stanley R Kellenberger, Gregory J Rajala, Robert A Stevens: Fixed position fasteners for disposable absorbent garments. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 20, 1987: US04701179 (38 worldwide citation)

A fastener for disposable diapers having a first pair of fastener members (70,72) attached to an outer cover (20) of the disposable diaper, a second pair of fastener members (74,76) attached to the outer cover (20). The fastener members (70,72 and 74,76) have a complementary cross section for mating ...


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Daniel J Oshefsky, Gregory J Rajala: Method and apparatus for applying discreet elastic strips to a stationary web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, September 5, 1989: US04863542 (27 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) for applying an elastic material (14) to a backing material (18) includes an applicator assembly (12) for applying a length of elastic material (14) to a bonding template (16), and a bonding template (16) for supporting the length of elastic material (14) relative to the backing ma ...