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Mark G Heath, John T Hahn, Lorry F Sallee, Joseph A Mlinar, Thomas M Killian, Thomas G Olsen: Apparatus and method for the zoned placement of superabsorbent material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, February 27, 1996: US05494622 (136 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an apparatus and method for forming a composite web having selected discrete pocket regions which are distributed on a carrier layer and contain high-absorbency material. The invention includes a pattern chamber having opposed side walls, an entrance end wall and an ex ...


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Rob D Everett, David F Bishop, Clifford J Ellis, Mark G Heath, Daniel R Laux, Maria E Signoret: Absorbent article having an improved surge management. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, October 8, 1996: US05562650 (89 worldwide citation)

Generally stated, the present invention provides a distinctive absorbent article which includes a backsheet layer and an absorbent retention portion which is superposed on the backsheet layer. The retention portion has a length and a width, and has laterally opposed side edges thereof and longitudin ...