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Robert Griffiths Brandon, Louis Maurice Chapdelaine, Leonard Michael Kaczmarzyk, Scott Lee Kastman, Marci Elizabeth Kuske, Thomas Michael Lager, Stephen Lawrence Miller, Robert Lee Popp, Richard Thomas Wehrle, Devertt DeWayne Woolwine: Disposable absorbent article having a registered graphic and process for making. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Douglas L Miller, June 16, 1998: US05766389 (352 worldwide citation)

A process for controllably registering two continuously moving layers of material is provided. One of the layers of material has a plurality of reference marks representing a plurality of separate and distinct components, and the other of the continuously moving layers has a respective plurality of ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Robert Griffiths Brandon, Louis Maurice Chapdelaine, Joseph Daniel Coenen, Scott Lee Kastman, Devertt DeWayne Woolwine: Process and apparatus for registering a continuously moving, treatable layer with another. Kimberly Clark Wordwide, Thomas M Gage, August 3, 1999: US05932039 (101 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for controllably registering two continuously moving layers of material is provided. One of the layers comprises a permanently settable material, and has a plurality of reference marks representing a plurality of separate and distinct components, and the other of the continuo ...


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Devertt DeWayne Woolwine, Robert Griffiths Brandon, Louis Maurice Chapdelaine, Joseph Daniel Coenen, Scott Lee Kastman, Robert Lee Popp: Registration process and apparatus for continuously moving elasticized layers having multiple components. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas M Gage, October 12, 1999: US05964970 (90 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for controllably registering two continuously moving layers of material is provided. One of the layers is an elastic film and has a plurality of reference marks representing a plurality of separate and distinct components, and the other of the continuously moving layers has a ...


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Robert Griffiths Brandon, Louis Maurice Chapdelaine, Leonard Michael Kaczmarzyk, Scott Lee Kastman, Marci Elizabeth Kuske, Thomas Michael Lager, Stephen Lawrence Miller, Robert Lee Popp, Richard Thomas Wehrle, Devertt DeWayne Woolwine: Apparatus for controlling the registration of two continuously moving layers of material. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Douglas L Miller, October 6, 1998: US05818719 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controllably registering two continuously moving layers of material is provided. One of the layers of material has a plurality of reference marks representing a plurality of separate and distinct components, and the other of the continuously moving layers has a respective plurality ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Robert Eugene Vogt, Joseph D Coenen, Shawn A Quereshi, Toan Thanh Le Minh: Absorbent garment with asymmetrical leg elastic spacing. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, February 10, 2004: US06689115 (72 worldwide citation)

A pant-like absorbent garment adapted to the non-symmetrical nature and leakage demands of the anatomy of the human body has variable spacing and curvature among the elastic members bonded around the leg openings such that the spacing and/or curvature is asymmetrical with respect to the wearer' ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Joseph D Coenen, Toan Thanh Le Minh: Method of optimizing spacing between elastic members in applying leg elastics. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, July 1, 2003: US06585841 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of applying leg elastics to absorbent garments involves optimizing the spacing between multiple elastic members. The elastic members are bonded to a substrate with variable spacing along the length of the leg opening. More particularly, narrower spacing is provided in the crotch area, there ...


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Shawn A Quereshi, Joseph D Coenen, Robert Eugene Vogt, Robert Lee Popp, Donald J Sanders: Method of applying curved leg elastics using pucks with curved surfaces. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, April 23, 2002: US06375769 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of applying curved leg elastics to absorbent garments involves stretching and wrapping a pair of elastic ribbons about a first curved surface of a pair of pucks. A portion of each of the elastic ribbons is simultaneously folded onto a second surface of each of the pucks. The pucks are attac ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Joseph D Coenen, Toan Thanh Le Minh: Method of optimizing tension in applying leg elastics. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, October 26, 2004: US06808582 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of applying leg elastics to absorbent garments involves varying the number and position of feed nips and idler rolls and optimizing the tension between multiple elastic members. The elastic members are bonded to a substrate with variable tension. More particularly, higher tension is provide ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Joseph D Coenen, Jack L Couillard, Christopher Peter Olson, David Arthur Kuen: Process for making a garment with refastenable sides and butt seams. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, August 13, 2002: US06432248 (64 worldwide citation)

A method of producing refastenable side seams in an absorbent garment results in an absorbent garment that is adapted to easy application and removal. The refastenable side seams can be produced in a cross direction. Each of the refastenable side seams includes a lap side seam and a standing butt se ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Michael Lee Barlament, Larry Dean Primeau: Apparatus and methods for selectively controlling a spray of liquid to form a distinct pattern. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Douglas L Miller, November 4, 1997: US05683752 (63 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for selectively applying a liquid on a surface in a selected pattern and position on the surface. The apparatus and methods include programmable devices that individually control a plurality of nozzles wherein each nozzle has its own separate liquid supply source.