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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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Richard W Tanzer, Frank P Abuto, Stanley R Kellenberger, Daniel R Laux, Brian K Nortman, William S Pomplun, Carl G Rippl, Mark L Robinson, Lorry F Sallee, Wen Z Schroeder, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker: Absorbent article which includes superabsorbent material and hydrophilic fibers located in discrete pockets. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, June 20, 1995: US05425725 (146 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article comprises a first, liquid-permeable carrier layer and at least a second carrier layer. A carrier attaching mechanism, such as a water-sensitive adhesive, secures together the carrier layers to provide substantially attached zones and a multiplicity of substantially unattached zo ...


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Mark K Melius, Sandra M Yarbrough, Melissa C Putzer, Stanley R Kellenberger, Shannon K Byerly: Absorbent composite. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Mielke, February 11, 1997: US05601542 (140 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present invention relates to an absorbent composite suitable for use in a disposable absorbent garment. The absorbent composite includes means for containing a superabsorbent material and a superabsorbent material contained by said containment means. The superabsorbent material has ...


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Richard W Tanzer, Frank P Abuto, Stanley R Kellenberger, Daniel R Laux, Brian K Nortman, William S Pomplun, Carl G Rippl, Mark L Robinson, Lorry F Sallee, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker: Absorbent article which includes superabsorbent material located in discrete pockets having an improved containment structure. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, May 2, 1995: US05411497 (105 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article comprises a first, liquid-permeable carrier layer and at least a second carrier layer. A water sensitive attaching mechanism secures together the carrier layers to provide substantially attached zones and substantially unattached zones thereof. The substantially unattached zones ...


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Richard W Tanzer, Frank P Abuto, Stanley R Kellenberger, Daniel R Laux, Brian K Nortman, William S Pomplun, Carl G Rippl, Mark L Robinson, Lorry F Sallee, Wen Z Schroeder, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker: Absorbent article which includes superabsorbent material located in discrete, elongate pockets placed in selected patterns. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, January 14, 1997: US05593399 (103 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article comprises a first, liquid-permeable carrier layer and at least a second carrier layer. A carrier attaching mechanism secures together the carrier layers to provide substantially attached zones and a multiplicity of substantially unattached zones thereof. The substantially unatta ...


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Richard W Tanzer, Frank P Abuto, Stanley R Kellenberger, Daniel R Laux, Brian K Nortman, William S Pomplun, Carl G Rippl, Mark L Robinson, Lorry F Sallee, Wen Z Schroeder, Sandra M Yarbrough, David L Zenker: Absorbent article which includes superabsorbent material located in discrete pockets having water-sensitive and water-insensitive containment structures. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, July 18, 1995: US05433715 (96 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article comprises a first, liquid-permeable carrier layer and at least a second carrier layer. A water sensitive attaching mechanism secures together the carrier layers to provide substantially attached zones and substantially unattached zones thereof. The substantially unattached zones ...


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Sandra M Yarbrough, Mark L Robinson, Michael P Flaherty: Absorbent article incorporating high porosity tissue with superabsorbent containment capabilities. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, May 28, 1996: US05520673 (22 worldwide citation)

A distinctive absorbent article includes a backsheet layer, and an absorbent structure superposed on the backsheet layer. The absorbent structure includes particles of high absorbency material, and a liquid permeable topsheet layer is superposed on the absorbent structure to sandwich the absorbent s ...


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Sandra M Yarbrough, Ramakant T Shet, Ronald S Harland: Polymeric composition for the absorption of proteinaceous fluids. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Mielke, September 13, 1994: US05346485 (9 worldwide citation)

A polymeric composition specifically adapted to absorb blood and other proteinaceous fluids and having repeating units, said polymeric composition comprising pendant neutralized carboxyl groups (salts) and pendant carboxyl groups. The polymeric composition is characterized in that the ratio of penda ...


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Sandra M Yarbrough, Ramakant T Shet, Ronald S Harland: Polymeric composition containing carboxy nueutralized with lithium or potassium. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Mielke, August 31, 1993: US05241009 (6 worldwide citation)

A polymeric composition specifically adapted to absorb blood and other proteinaceous fluids and having repeating units, said polymeric composition comprising pendant neutralized carboxyl groups (salts) and pendant carboxyl groups. The polymeric composition is characterized in that the ratio of penda ...