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Leo J Bernardin: Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids. Kimberly Clark Corporation, January 5, 1993: US05176668 (215 worldwide citation)

An absorbent structure designed for use in absorbent pads such as diapers is disclosed. According to a first aspect of the invention, absorbent pads are provided which comprise at least two layers of cellulosic fibers (fluff) of different densities or average pore size ranges. When the absorbent str ...


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Leo J Bernardin: Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 13, 1987: US04699619 (108 worldwide citation)

An absorbent structure designed for use in absorbent pads such as diapers is disclosed. According to a first aspect of the invention, absorbent pads are provided which comprise at least two layers of cellulosic fibers (fluff) of different densities or average pore size ranges. When the absorbent str ...


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Leo J Bernardin: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a multilayered absorbent. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 13, 1987: US04699620 (85 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, self-adjusting disposable garment with a stretchable outer cover (20), fixed position fasteners (70) (72) (74) (76) attached to the outer cover (20) and a multilayered absorbent structure (22). The multilayered absorbent structure (22) has a liquid permeable bodyside li ...


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Leo J Bernardin: Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids. Kimberly Clark Corporation, February 19, 1991: US04994037 (74 worldwide citation)

In a disposable absorbent garment, an absorbent structure includes liquid absorbing material comprising an upper layer comprising preferably softwood fibers and having a density from about 0.03 to about 0.14 g/cc, a lower layer comprising preferably hardwood fibers, formed substantially separately f ...


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Eleanor J Fendler, Leo J Bernardin: Absorbent pad including a microfibrous web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Howard Olevsky, William D Herrick, February 8, 1983: US04372312 (70 worldwide citation)

An absorbent pad containing a nonwoven hydrophilic thermoplastic filamentary microfibrous web as part of the absorbent material is provided. The microfibrous web exhibits good wicking and fluid retention properties.


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Leo J Bernardin, Patti J Rhode, Catherine J Heimbach: Inflated cellulose fiber web possessing improved vertical wicking properties. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Mielke, June 23, 1992: US05124197 (63 worldwide citation)

An absorbent web formed from inflated cellulose fibers said webs possessing improved vertical wicking properties compared to a similar web of cellulose fibers. The webs have been found to be particularly well suited for use in forming absorbent products such as diapers and the like. In one aspect of ...


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Leo J Bernardin: Absorbent structure designed for absorbing body fluids. Kimberly Clark Corporation, April 23, 1991: US05009650 (62 worldwide citation)

An absorbent structure designed for use in absorbent pads such as diapers is disclosed. According to a first aspect of the invention, absorbent pads are provided which comprise at least two layers of cellulosic fibers (fluff) of different densities or average pore size ranges. When the absorbent str ...


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Leo J Bernardin: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a multilayered absorbent. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, June 13, 1989: US04838885 (51 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, self-adjusting disposable garment with a stretchable outer cover (20), fixed position fasteners (70) (72) (74) (76) attached to the outer cover (20) and a multilayered absorbent structure (22). The multilayered absorbent structure (22) has a liquid permeable bodyside li ...


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