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Richard A Anderson, Robert C Sokolowski, Kurt W Ostermeier: Nonwoven fabric and method of producing same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Leydig Voit Osann Mayer & Holt, July 11, 1978: US04100324 (968 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fabric-like material having a unique combination of strength, absorbency and hand consists essentially of an air-formed matrix of thermoplastic polymer microfibers having an average fiber diameter of less than about 10 microns, and a multiplicity of individualized wood pulp fibers dispose ...


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Kurt W Ostermeier: Product and process for producing a stretchable nonwoven material from a spot bonded continuous filament web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Wolfe Hubbard Leydig Voit & Osann, April 6, 1976: US03949128 (112 worldwide citation)

Fabric-like nonwoven, elastic materials of substantially continuous and randomly deposited, molecularly oriented filaments of a thermoplastic polymer are disclosed. Elasticity is achieved by causing the filaments to buckle either between spot bond areas disposed through out the material or as a resu ...


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Kurt W Ostermeier, Michael C Josephs: Apertured nonwoven webs. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Wolfe Hubbard Leydig Voit & Osann, April 6, 1976: US03949127 (96 worldwide citation)

Webs having a desirable combination of strength and fabric-like characteristics can be prepared by ultrasonically induced fusion of a web of unbonded, molecularly oriented thermoplastic fibers at intermittent regions and in a manner such that the intensity of fusion in the individual intermittent re ...


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Kenneth J Mitchell, Kurt W Ostermeier: Method of bonding fibrous webs and resulting products. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, June 29, 1976: US03966519 (43 worldwide citation)

Fibrous webs are bonded by passing through a nip comprising an anvil and a hammer vibrating at high frequencies in the presence of uncombined liquid. The liquid is moved within the web causing rearrangement and entanglement of the fibers resulting in improved web properties such as strength, drape, ...


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Kenneth J Mitchell, Kurt W Ostermeier: Apparatus for forming nonwoven web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, August 29, 1978: US04109353 (21 worldwide citation)

Fibrous webs are bonded by passing through a nip comprising an anvil and a hammer vibrating at high frequencies in the presence of uncombined liquid. The liquid is moved within the web causing rearrangement and entanglement of the fibers resulting in improved web properties such as strength, drape, ...


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Paul D Beuther, Richard J Kamps, Kurt W Ostermeier: Smooth bulky creped paper product. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 7, 2004: US06787213 (1 worldwide citation)

A uniformly smooth Yankee side tissue product is provided. This tissue has the bulk of a creped tissue product but with a substantially smoother Yankee side surface of the sheet.


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