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Frank S Glaug, David A Kuen, Robert L Popp: Liquid-retaining absorbent garment and method of manufacture. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas M Gage, December 19, 1995: US05476458 (121 worldwide citation)

An absorbent garment includes a three-dimensional pant body defining a waist opening, two leg openings, and a crotch region. A containment trough formed of liquid,impermeable material has a base portion bonded to the crotch region and integral retaining walls positioned transversely outward from the ...


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Thomas H Roessler, Bruce M Siebers, Robert L Popp, Charles R Fallen: Fastening system for disposable diaper with disposability feature. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, January 5, 1993: US05176671 (94 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a disposable diaper in which the waistband is closed by a mechanical fastener. A second fastener means is included and positioned on the article to enable rolling or folding the garment after use and thereby secure it in a neat bundle for disposal. In the disclosed embodiments, th ...


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Johnathan E Frost, Eric T Hsu, David M Jackson, Thomas G Olsen, Robert L Popp: Method of attaching a composite elastic material to an article. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, November 28, 1989: US04883549 (83 worldwide citation)

A method for attaching a composite elastic material to a gatherable article including the steps of stretching a composite elastic material; compressing said stretched composite elastic material to temporarily inhibit recovery of the composite elastic material; and attaching said temporarily inhibite ...


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Thomas H Roessler, Bruce M Siebers, Robert L Popp, Charles R Fallen: Fastening system for disposable diaper with disposability feature. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, April 4, 1995: US05403302 (63 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a disposable diaper in which the waistband is closed by a mechanical fastener. A second fastener means is included and positioned on the article to enable rolling or folding the garment after use and thereby secure it in a neat bundle for disposal. In the disclosed embodiments, th ...


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Robert L Popp, David J Montana, Joseph B Walters: System for dynamically reconfigure wireless robot network. GTE Internetworking Incorporated, Leonard Charles Suchyta, July 24, 2001: US06266577 (60 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems consistent with the invention provide a robot network that can optimally reconfigure the control logic on-board each robot of the network on a real-time basis. Each robot of the network performs an assigned task according to a control logic. While performing the assigned task, ea ...


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Tim G Dollevoet, Robert L Popp, Kyle S Allen, Henry L Carbone, Scott G Chapple, John G Hein, Archie Dodds Morgan, Shawn A Quereshi, Erica C Tremble, Colleen S Colford, Joseph J Gimenez: Autosetpoint registration control system and method associated with a web converting manufacturing process. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Senniger Powers, October 17, 2006: US07123981 (46 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing registration control in connection with a web converting manufacturing process such as that used for manufacturing disposable absorbent garments. Some of the disclosed embodiments include relating inspection data, such as product (or process) attribute data, to data ...


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Robert L Popp, Kyle S Allen, Henry L Carbone II, Scott G Chapple, Clinton David Clark, Tim G Dollevoet, John G Hein, Erica C Tremble: System and method for tracking and exploiting per station information from a multiple repeat manufacturing device. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Senniger Powers, October 31, 2006: US07130710 (41 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for identifying, tracking and exploiting per station information from a multiple repeat manufacturing device used in connection with a web converting manufacturing process such as that used for manufacturing disposable absorbent garments. Some of the disclosed embodiments include ...


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William S Pomplun, Robert L Popp, Paul A Woon, Carl G Schroth, Robert A Stevens: Formation of elasticized portions of disposable garments and other articles. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, May 5, 1987: US04663106 (41 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for forming an elasticized portion of an article having a thermally-elasticizable strip along a marginal portion in which heated air is directed towards the strip at at least two different angles relative to the plane of the strip and at a velocity sufficient to cause oscillatio ...


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Frank S Glaug, Richard H Thiessen, Robert L Popp, Shirlee A Weber, Richard T Wehrle: Childs training pant with elasticized shaped absorbent and method of making the same. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, February 11, 1997: US05601544 (37 worldwide citation)

A child's training pant includes a pant body having a waist opening and a pair of leg openings, and an elasticized shaped absorbent composite having elasticized absorbent side portions. Elasticized side flaps are formed from a liquid impermeable material situated between the absorbent composite and ...


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Lorry F Sallee, Robert L Popp: Heat activation process and apparatus for heat shrinkable material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, February 3, 1987: US04640726 (35 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for heating selected portions of an article include transport means for moving the article into a heating compartment. Shroud means, which are disposed within the heating compartment and located adjacent to limited portion of the article, direct a stream of heated gas toward a ...