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William D Hanson, Lynn C Brud, Shannon K Byerly, Clifford J Ellis, Rob D Everett, Barbara A Gossen, Violet M Grube, David G Iwanski, David K LeMahieu, Jian Qin, Robert A Stevens, Tom K Wentzel, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker, MaryAnn Zunker: Thin absorbent article having rapid uptake of liquid. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, April 23, 1996: US05509915 (317 worldwide citation)

Generally stated, the present invention provides a distinctive absorbent article comprising a backsheet layer, and a topsheet layer which is disposed in facing relation with the backsheet layer. An absorbent body is interposed between the backsheet layer and topsheet layer. The absorbent body includ ...


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Leona G Boland, Georgia L Zehner, Robert A Stevens: Stretchable disposable absorbent undergarment. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, May 31, 1988: US04747846 (205 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, generally self-adjusting disposable absorbent slip-on undergarment that may be easily raised and lowered by the wearer during use, e.g., a training pant or incontinence pad. The garment comprising a breathable elastomeric nonwoven laminar outer cover having an absorbent ...


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Billie J Matthews, John P Allison, Paul S Woon, Robert A Stevens, Stephan R Bornslaeger: Sanitary napkin with improved comfort. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Howard Olevsky, R Jonathan Peters, Gregory E Croft, August 9, 1983: US04397644 (181 worldwide citation)

A sanitary napkin is provided which is capable of transmitting viscous menstrual fluid into the absorbent portion of the napkin without cover runoff. The napkin has a fluid permeable cover which is integrated with a portion of the absorbent matrix. This portion of the absorbent matrix is also design ...


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Robert A Stevens: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a 3-section stretchable outer cover. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, July 12, 1988: US04756709 (151 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a three-section resiliently stretchable outer cover (20) with a back waist section (64) resiliently stretchable in a cross body direction (71), a front waist section (66) resiliently stretchable in a cross body direction (75) and a ...


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John C Wilson, Robert A Stevens, Thomas W Odorzynski, Bruce M Siebers, Gregory J Rajala: Fastening system for a disposable absorbent garment. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John Chiatalas, May 30, 1989: US04834742 (128 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent garment (10) of the type having opposed waistband portions (14 ) separated by an intermediate portion (16), comprises a breathable elastomeric nonwoven fabric outer cover (12) having an absorbent structure (32) integral therewith, including a liquid-impervious baffle (36), a l ...


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Leona G Boland, Robert A Stevens, John C Wilson, Georgia L Zehner: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with a stretchable bodyside liner. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, December 1, 1987: US04710187 (125 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form fitting, self-adjusting disposable garment with a resiliently stretchable outer cover (20) with an absorbent structure (22) retained therein. The absorbent structure (22) has a resiliently stretchable bodyside liner (42) which causes the absorbent structure (22) to assume a body ...


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John C Wilson, Robert A Stevens, Leona G Boland: Form-fitting self-adjusting disposable garment with two-direction stretchable outer cover. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, November 3, 1987: US04704114 (100 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, self-adjusting disposable garment with a resiliently stretchable outer cover (20), stretchable in two directions (67) (69), an absorbent structure (22) and fixed position, full-length fasteners (70) (72) (74) (76) attached to the outer cover (20).


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Robert A Stevens, Leona G Boland, John L Chiatalas: Method of integrating an absorbent insert into an elastomeric outer cover of a diaper garment. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, January 9, 1990: US04892598 (95 worldwide citation)

A method of integrating a fluid-absorbing component into a holding component of an anatomically form-fitting, generally self-adjusting absorbent garment is disclosed. An elastomeric outer cover is provided for holding a relatively inelastic absorbent insert in selected bodily registration for absorb ...


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Leona G Boland, Georgia L Zehner, Robert A Stevens: Disposable absorbent garment having elastic outer cover and absorbent insert structure integrated therein using stress-release means. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, May 30, 1989: US04834736 (91 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting, generally self-adjusting disposable absorbent garment comprising a breathable elastomeric nonwoven laminar outer cover having an absorbent insert structure attached and integrated thereinto while allowing substantially unrestricted functional stretchability of the outer ...


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Deborah L Proxmire, Dan D Endres, John C Wilson, Lynn A Johnson, Georgia L Zehner, Leona G Boland, Robert A Stevens: Disposable absorbent garment having elastic outer cover and integrated absorbent insert structure. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 10, 1989: US04872871 (70 worldwide citation)

An anatomically form-fitting generally self-adjusting disposable absorbent garment and methods of integrating and using the garment. The garment comprises a breathable elastomeric nonwoven fabric outer cover resiliently stretchable in cross-body direction, including a pair of leg openings, front and ...