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Charles Morell, James Russell Fitts Jr, Bryan D Haynes, Leslie D Dobbins, Donald V Willitts, Stephen Michael Campbell, Howard Martin Welch, Todd Christopher Larson, Mark Michael Mleziva, Adrian Roy Eggen: Elastic strand bonded laminate. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, June 7, 2005: US06902796 (53 worldwide citation)

A simplified elastic laminate is made from nonwovens and is especially suitable for side panels of training pant garments or the like. A plurality of thermoplastic adhesive elastomeric fibers are located between first and second facing webs. The fibers have an elastic core and adhesive surfaces. The ...


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Howard M Welch, Charles J Morell, Michael C Cook, James R Fitts Jr, Donald V Willitts, Marion C Morris, Ronald H Wideman, John A Brewer, Mark M Mleziva, Kenneth M Salter, Raymond J May, Lavada Boggs, Leslie D Dobbins: Method and apparatus for producing laminated articles. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, November 29, 2005: US06969441 (26 worldwide citation)

In the invention, a method is provided for producing a composite nonwoven fabric. A polymer is extruded into heated continuous filaments, possibly elastic, from the die head to a first chilled roller, wherein the extruder is configured to provide the continuous filaments to the chilled roller in a c ...


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S Scott Friderich, Leslie D Dobbins, Lavada Campbell Boggs, James R Fitts Jr: Stretch edge elastic laminate. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, July 27, 2004: US06767852 (9 worldwide citation)

A stretch edge elastic laminate having a plurality of elastic filaments substantially aligned in a machine direction and forming an elastic zone and at least one stretch edge positioned along a first lateral edge region of the stretch edge elastic laminate forming a first gasket zone. Desirably, an ...


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Howard M Welch, Jay S Shultz, Leslie D Dobbins, James R Fitts Jr, Charles J Morell, Donald V Willitts, Michael T Morman, Jason K Wehner, Jessica M Rawls, David M Schertz: Laminate and web characteristic control by varying bonding patterns. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, March 8, 2005: US06863959 (8 worldwide citation)

New methods for and patterns of applying meltsprayed materials in single-layer web and laminate constructions so as to control various characteristics in the webs and laminates is provided. The patterns of adhesive produce scrim or cell-like patterns that allow for control of desirable characteristi ...


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Mark Michael Mleziva, James Russell Fitts, Leslie D Dobbins: Elastomeric laminates having random copolymer facings. Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, June 24, 2004: US20040121690-A1

An elastomeric laminate that includes at least one facing layer laminated to an elastomeric layer. The facing layer or layers may be nonwoven web(s) made up of thermoplastic filaments formed from a random copolymer or a random copolymer blend. The invention further includes an ultrasonically bonded ...


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S Scott Friderich, Leslie D Dobbins, Lavada Campbell Boggs, James R Fitts: Stretch edge elastic laminate. Eric T Krischke, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Fejer, July 4, 2002: US20020086602-A1

A stretch edge elastic laminate having a plurality of elastic filaments substantially aligned in a machine direction and forming an elastic zone and at least one stretch edge positioned along a first lateral edge region of the stretch edge elastic laminate forming a first gasket zone. Desirably, an ...


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Howard M Welch, Jay S Shultz, Leslie D Dobbins, James R Fitts, Charles J Morell, Donald V Willitts, Michael T Morman, Jason K Wehner, Jessica M Rawls, David M Schertz: Laminate and web characteristic control by varying bonding patterns. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, November 28, 2002: US20020177376-A1

New methods for and patterns of applying meltsprayed materials in single-layer web and laminate constructions so as to control various characteristics in the webs and laminates is provided. The patterns of adhesive produce scrim or cell-like patterns that allow for control of desirable characteristi ...


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Howard M Welch, Leslie D Dobbins, James R Fitts, Donald V Willitts, Stephen M Campbell, Raymond J May: Elastic stranded laminate with adhesive bonds and method of manufacture. Neil C Jones, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, August 29, 2002: US20020119722-A1

A laminated article having elastic strands or filaments contained therein for providing elasticity to the article, are provided. The particular adhesive pattern bonds the relatively inelastic nonwoven layers to the more elastic continuous filaments in a pattern that allows adhesive-to-adhesive, adhe ...


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Howard M Welch, Charles J Morell, Michael C Cook, James R Fitts, Donald V Willitts, Marion C Morris, Ronald H Wideman, John A Brewer, Mark M Mleziva, Kenneth M Salter, Raymond J May, Lavada Boggs, Leslie D Dobbins: Method and apparatus for producing laminated articles. Neil C Jones, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, August 8, 2002: US20020104608-A1

In the invention, a method is provided for producing a composite nonwoven fabric. A polymer is extruded into heated continuous filaments, possibly elastic, from the die head to a first chilled roller, wherein the extruder is configured to provide the continuous filaments to the chilled roller in a c ...


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Charles Morell, James Russell Fitts, Bryan D Haynes, Leslie D Dobbins, Donald V Willitts, Stephen Michael Campbell, Howard Martin Welch, Todd Christopher Larson, Mark Michael Mleziva, Adrian Roy Eggen: Elastic strand bonded laminate. Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, July 3, 2003: US20030124331-A1

A simplified elastic laminate is made from nonwovens and is especially suitable for side panels of training pant garments or the like. A plurality of thermoplastic adhesive elastomeric fibers are located between first and second facing webs. The fibers have an elastic core and adhesive surfaces. The ...