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Michael Patrick Hayden, Karl Heinz Stuermer: Apparatus and process for cyclically accelerating and decelerating a strip of material. The Procter & Gamble Company, Edward J Milbrada, Jeffrey V Bamber, Steven W Miller, May 5, 1998: US05746869 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for cyclically accelerating the leading end of a slower moving first material web to match the faster speed of a continuous second material web. The apparatus is comprised of a set of upstream metering rolls which feed the first material web at ...


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Mark Mason Hargett, Michael Gary Nease, Michael Patrick Hayden: Method for manufacturing shaped components from web materials. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, June 1, 2004: US06743324 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for manufacturing shaped components for absorbent articles from web materials including the following steps. A first web of material is provided in a machine direction. The first web is cut into at least two shaped strips having alternating nested projecting portions defined by at least one ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having deployable chassis ears. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richad L Alexander, June 15, 2010: US07737324 (36 worldwide citation)

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis includes laterally opposing side flaps formed by laterally inwardly folded portions of the chassis and deployable chassis ears formed by other laterally inwardly folded portions of the chassis. Each chas ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Kenneth Michael Hamall, Theodora Beck, Michael Patrick Hayden, Susan Joy Ludwig: Disposable absorbent article having deployable belt strips. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Thibault Fayette, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, January 22, 2008: US07320684 (10 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article having laterally opposing interiorly attached barrier cuff strips and at least one deployable belt strip. Each barrier cuff strip is attached to an interior surface of an absorbent assembly and has a longitudinally extending elastic gathering member attached adjacent t ...


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Donald Carroll Roe, Michael Patrick Hayden, Thomas James Klofta: Absorbent article having a wetness event counter. The Procter & Gamble Company, Laura L Whitmer, Jay A Krebs, George H Leal, November 16, 2010: US07834234 (9 worldwide citation)

A wetness event counter, which can be utilized in a disposable absorbent article, has at least one indicating member. The indicating member can provide a first indication to a caregiver for a first wetness event and a second indication, which is different from the first indication, to a caregiver up ...


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Gary Dean Lavon, Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having breathable side flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, Andrew J Hagerty, May 10, 2016: US09333120 (1 worldwide citation)

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis includes a water-impermeable sheet folded laterally inward at both of its side edges to form opposing side flaps. Each side flap is attached to the interior surface of the chassis adjacent to its end edg ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Theodora Beck, Michael Patrick Hayden, Stephen Lebeuf Hardie, Monica Jean Mohlenkamp, Mark James Kline: Disposable absorbent articles having multiple absorbent core components including replaceable components. The Procter & Gamble Company, William E Gallagher, June 5, 2012: US08192415 (1 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article adapted to be worn about a lower torso of a human body and having a chassis, a non-removable absorbent core component disposed in a crotch region of the chassis, and a replaceable absorbent core component disposed in capillary liquid communication with the non-removabl ...


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Gary Dean Lavon, Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having breathable side flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, George H Leal, Dara M Kendall, Andrew J Hagerty, May 22, 2018: US09974697

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis includes a water-impermeable sheet folded laterally inward at both of its side edges to form opposing side flaps. Each side flap is attached to the interior surface of the chassis adjacent to its end edg ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Kevin Michael Smith, Yoichiro Yamamoto, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having deployable belt ears. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, November 19, 2013: US08585672

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis includes laterally opposing side flaps formed by laterally inwardly disposed portions of the chassis and deployable belt ears. Each belt ear is held laterally inwardly disposed until being released and d ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having breathable side flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, November 23, 2006: US20060264861-A1

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis includes a water-impermeable sheet folded laterally inward at both of its side edges to form opposing side flaps. Each side flap is attached to the interior surface of the chassis adjacent to its end edg ...