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Carl G Schroth, Russell E Thorson: Revolving transfer roll. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Kimberly Clark Corporation, August 26, 1986: US04608115 (106 worldwide citation)

An apparatus including a revolving roll for applying to a sheet of a first material continuously moving in a first direction at least one discrete length of a second material with the length of the discrete length at an angle to the first direction. The discrete length is cut from a continuous ribbo ...


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Frederique You, Paul T VanGompel, Russell E Thorson: Method for improved bond strength in an elastomeric material. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 19, 2006: US07108759 (40 worldwide citation)

A method for increasing the bond strength of ultrasonic bonds in elastomeric materials comprising elongating the elastomeric materials prior to ultrasonically bonding the materials.


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Russell E Thorson, Paul T Van Gompel, Jennifer L Marvin: Three-piece disposable undergarment and method for the manufacture thereof. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 27, 2005: US06979380 (35 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a disposable undergarment includes moving a web of body panel material in a longitudinal machine direction and cutting the web of body panel material along the longitudinal machine direction to thereby form a rear body panel web and a front body panel web each having a maxi ...


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Paul T Van Gompel, Russell E Thorson, Jacqueline A Gross: Three-piece disposable undergarment. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, H Michael Kubicki, February 15, 2011: US07887526 (33 worldwide citation)

A disposable undergarment includes a front body panel having a pair of opposite first side edges, a first waist edge and a first crotch edge spaced from said first waist edge. A rear body panel has a pair of opposite second side edges, a second waist edge and a second crotch edge spaced from said se ...


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Paul T Van Gompel, Russell E Thorson: Three-piece disposable undergarment with stretchable crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 22, 2007: US07220335 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing an undergarment includes moving a web of body panel material in a longitudinal machine direction and cutting the web of body panel material along the longitudinal machine direction to thereby form a rear body panel web and a front body panel web each having a maximum rise a ...


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Lorry F Sallee, Russell E Thorson: Article which includes an elastic member comprising a hot melt-pressure-sensitive adhesive applied to a heat sensitive web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, January 31, 1989: US04801485 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an article which includes a body of material, and a heat sensitive material which is secured to the body of material with a hot melt adhesive. The hot melt adhesive is disposed on a surface of the thermally-elasticizable material to provide a heat recoverable, elastome ...


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Paul T Van Gompel, Russell E Thorson, Yung H Huang: Disposable undergarment having a slit. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 1, 2008: US07314465 (18 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a disposable undergarment includes moving a web of body panel material in a longitudinal machine direction, forming a cross-machine direction slit in the web, and connecting a crotch member to the web. The crotch member extends in the cross-machine direction and covers the ...


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Russell E Thorson, Douglas J Marver: Apparatus for controlling the heating of composite materials. Kimberly Clark Corporation, P A Leipold, D L Traut, J J Duggan, July 14, 1987: US04680450 (18 worldwide citation)

A heating apparatus at the end of a diaper production line composed of a series of radiant energy sources. These radiant energy sources are controlled so as to emit differing concentrations of radiant energy. The sources are controlled so as to emit radiant energy more absorbent by diaper polymer ba ...


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Paul T Van Gompel, Russell E Thorson, Cynthia D Maas, Kenneth J Wagner, Thomas J Vanselow: Disposable absorbent garment that incorporates a continuous reinforced leg gasket and method for the manufacture thereof. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas Connelly, Sebastian C Pugliese, Bryan R Rosiejka, November 24, 2009: US07621900 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a disposable absorbent article incorporating a reinforcement element adjacent a crotch edge of a body panel includes moving a web of body panel material in a longitudinal machine direction, applying a plurality of reinforcement elements to an outer surface of the web and cu ...


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Lorry F Sallee, Russell E Thorson: Method and apparatus for applying an article which includes an elastic member comprising hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive applied to a heat sensitive web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, July 11, 1989: US04846827 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a garment article which includes a body of gatherable material, and a heat sensitive, thermally-elasticizable ribbon material which is secured to the gatherable material with a hot melt adhesive. The hot melt adhesive is disposed on a surface of the thermally-elasticiz ...