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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Richard C Witte, September 29, 1992: US05151092 (692 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic waist feature improving dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic waist feature preferably comprises an interconnecting panel zone, a first flexural hinge zone joining the interconnecting panel zone with the containment assembly, an el ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Edward P Carlin: Disposable pull-on pant. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, October 29, 1996: US05569234 (588 worldwide citation)

Pull-on garments provided with a continuous belt in the front region and the back region to distribute the forces generated during use in order to better fit the pull-on garment on the wearer. In a preferred embodiment, the pull-on garment comprises a chassis layer comprising a continuous sheet that ...


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Charles W Chappell, Eugene R Sorensen, Kenneth B Buell, John J Curro, Michele A Mansfield: Web materials exhibiting elastic-like behavior. The Procter & Gamble Company, Kevin C Johnson, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, May 21, 1996: US05518801 (483 worldwide citation)

A web material which exhibits an elastic-like behavior along at least one axis when subjected to an applied and subsequently released elongation. The web material includes a strainable network having at least two visually distinct regions of the same material composition. The first region undergoes ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Monte D Witte, June 22, 1993: US05221274 (412 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic waist feature improving the dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic waist feature preferably comprises an interconnecting panel zone, a first flexural hinge zone joining the interconnecting panel zone with the containment assembly, a ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Gerald M Weber, James R Mick, James W Richardson: Method for incrementally stretching zero strain stretch laminate web in a non-uniform manner to impart a varying degree of elasticity thereto. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Thomas H O Flaherty, Richard C Witte, October 20, 1992: US05156793 (354 worldwide citation)

A "zero strain" stretch laminate web exhibiting a non-uniform degree of elasticity, as measured in the direction of elasticization at various points along an axis oriented substantially perpendicular to the direction of elasticization. Improved method and apparatus for non-uniformly stretching "zero ...


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Kenneth B Buell: Method and apparatus for continuously attaching discrete, stretched elastic strands to predetermined isolated portions of disposable abosrbent products. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Fredrick H Braun, John V Gorman, March 28, 1978: US04081301 (307 worldwide citation)

In a preferred embodiment, a continuous elastic ribbon is fed to a diaper web assembly station in a stretched condition. While traveling to the assembly station, an adhesive is applied to discrete lengths of the elastic ribbon at regularly spaced intervals. Simultaneously, discrete absorbent core se ...


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Kenneth B Buell: Disposable waste containment garment. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Thomas J Slone, Richard C Witte, November 3, 1987: US04704115 (279 worldwide citation)

A disposable waste containment garment which is particularly useful and leakage resistant for bedridden incontinent adults. The garment has side-edge-leakage-guard gutters having closed ends, and longitudinally elasticized distal edges. The gutters and the other garment elements are configured and d ...


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Denis G Weil, Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with fastening system providing dynamic elasticized waistband fit. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Monte D Witte, Jacobus C Rasser, September 7, 1993: US05242436 (274 worldwide citation)

Absorbent article such as disposable diapers, incontinent briefs, diaper holders, and the like, that have elasticized waistbands with a dual tensioning fastening system that improves the dynamic fit of the elasticized waistband as well as the containment characteristics of the absorbent article. The ...


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Gary D Lavon, Edward P Carlin, Kenneth B Buell, Thomas A Desmarais, John A Chang, Christina Susanne Mueller, Takako Haga: Absorbent articles providing sustained dynamic fit. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, October 25, 1994: US05358500 (214 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles such as diapers, incontinent briefs, training pants, diaper holders and liners, feminine hygiene garments, and the like, designed to provide sustained dynamic fit about the wearer during use as well as to improve the containment of body exudates and wearer comfort/mobility. Such a ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, January 7, 1997: US05591152 (190 worldwide citation)

Absorbent article such as disposable diapers, incontinent briefs, diaper holders and the like, that have a unique elastic waist feature that improves the dynamic fit of the elasticized waistband as well as the containment characteristics of the absorbent article. The elastic waist feature preferably ...