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Patrick Sean McNichols: Method of making an asborbent article with prefastened side panels. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, March 14, 2000: US06036805 (119 worldwide citation)

A method of making a prefastened disposable absorbent article includes providing a continuous web of interconnected absorbent articles and releasably attaching a pair of opposed side panels to one of the waist regions on each of the absorbent articles. Each of the opposed side panels includes a prim ...


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Timothy James Blenke, Patrick Sean McNichols, Robert Eugene Vogt: Method of making prefastened absorbent articles having a stretch band. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, February 8, 2000: US06022431 (70 worldwide citation)

Disposable absorbent articles which include an outer cover, an absorbent chassis and a stretch band and methods of making the same are described. The stretch band is incorporated into the article by providing a waist panel which includes a pair of primary fasteners attached to a first surface on opp ...


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Rebecca Lyn Dilnik, Allen Todd Leak, Michael A Snyder, Patrick Sean McNichols, Scott Leslie Williams, Robert John Leveille, Scott Lee Pennings, Paul John Serbiak, Bruce Michael Siebers, Robert Eugene Vogt, Georgia Lynn Zehner, Thomas David Ehlert, John Gerard Hein, Timothy Raymond Heindel, Tim Joseph Janssen, Kathleen Ann Peterson: Method for construction of mechanical fastening tapes. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Mielke, August 26, 1997: US05660666 (58 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved fastening tape for use on a disposable absorbent garment. The fastening tape comprises a first substrate and an interlocking material attached to said first substrate. The interlocking material extends the entire width of the fastening tape, and the interlocking material is ...


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Rebecca Lyn Dilnik, Allen Todd Leak, Mark Michael Mleziva, Michael A Snyder, Patrick Sean McNichols, Scott Leslie Williams, Robert John Leveille, Scott Lee Pennings, Paul John Serbiak, Bruce Michael Siebers, Robert Eugene Vogt, Georgia Lynn Zehner, Thomas David Ehlert, John Gerard Hein, Timothy Raymond Heindel, Tim Joseph Janssen, Kathleen Ann Peterson: Mechanical fastening tapes and method for their construction. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 30, 2003: US06627289 (51 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved fastening tape for use on a disposable absorbent garment. The fastening tape comprises a first substrate and an interlocking material attached to said first substrate. The interlocking material extends the entire width of the fastening tape, and the interlocking material is ...


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Robert Allen Janssen, Thomas David Ehlert, John Gavin MacDonald, Earl C McCraw Jr, Patrick Sean McNichols: Ultrasonic liquid treatment system. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, March 9, 2010: US07673516 (49 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic treatment chamber and a process for ultrasonically treating a liquid in an ultrasonic treatment chamber include an elongate, generally tubular housing having an inlet and an outlet spaced longitudinally from the inlet. Liquid is directed into the housing at the housing inlet for longit ...


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Patrick Sean McNichols, Gary Mack Reynolds, James Bennington Stopher: Machine and process for placing discrete components on a moving web with velocity matched placement and integral bonding. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jerry F Janssen, Thomas D Wilhelm, November 21, 2000: US06149755 (40 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a combination roller, a machine and process for cutting workpieces from a web moving at a first speed and depositing them on and bonding them to a substrate web moving at a second speed with the functions of cutting, transferring, and bonding all carried out on a singl ...


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Laura Linda Elsberg, Brian Walter Angielski, June Marie De Valk, Tim Joseph Janssen, Patrick Sean McNichols, Jennifer Elizabeth Pozniak, Bruce Reed Shafer, James Bennington Stopher, Gary Lee Travis: Prefastened disposable absorbent articles having a stretch panel. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, Alyssa A Dudkowski, John L Brodersen, February 25, 2003: US06524293 (38 worldwide citation)

A prefastened, refastenable, disposable absorbent article includes an absorbent chassis, at least one stretch panel, and a pair a primary fasteners. The absorbent chassis defines a pair of longitudinally opposed end edges and a pair of laterally opposed side edges. The stretch panel is located in on ...


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Laura Linda Elsberg, Brian Walter Angielski, June Marie De Valk, Tim Joseph Janssen, Patrick Sean McNichols, Jennifer Elizabeth Pozniak, Bruce Reed Shafer, James Bennington Stopher, Gary Lee Travis: Disposable absorbent articles having a stretch panel and an integrated waist size adjustment mechanism. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, April 22, 2003: US06551294 (29 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article includes an absorbent chassis, at least one fit panel, a pair a primary fasteners and an integral waist size adjustment mechanism. The fit panel is located in one of the waist regions of the absorbent chassis and defines a waist edge, a pair of laterally opposed outboa ...