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David C Strack, Linda A Connor, Sharon W Gwaltney, Ann L McCormack, Susan E Shawver, Jay S Shultz: Nonwoven fabric made with multicomponent polymeric strands including a blend of polyolefin and ethylene alkyl acrylate copolymer. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, Michael U Lee, August 9, 1994: US05336552 (426 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fabric made with multicomponent polymeric strands includes a blend of a polyolefin and ethylene alkyl acrylate in one side or the sheath of the multicomponent polymeric strands. The fabric has improved abrasion resistance, strength, toughness and softness properties. Composite materials i ...


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Susan E Shawver, Leslie W Collier IV, Paul W Estey: Nonwoven laminate with cross directional stretch. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, July 30, 1996: US05540976 (108 worldwide citation)

There is provided a nonwoven fabric laminate having cross-directional stretch properties. The laminate is comprised of at least three layers. The outer layers are spunbond nonwoven fiber webs which are made of crimped or crimpable fibers. The inner layer is an elastomeric polymer layer which may its ...


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Susan E Shawver, Linda A Connor, Paul W Estey, Jay S Shultz, David C Strack: Nonwoven fabric made with multicomponent polymeric strands including a blend of polyolefin and elastomeric thermoplastic material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Michael U Lee, June 20, 1995: US05425987 (75 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fabric made with multicomponent polymeric strands includes a blend of a polyolefin and elastomeric thermoplastic material in one side or the sheath of the multicomponent polymeric strands. The fabric has improved abrasion resistance and comparable strength and softness properties. The the ...


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C Allen Smith, Kenneth B Close, Richard C Beck, Jay S Shultz, David J Baer, Susan E Shawver, Paul W Estey, Deepak R Parikh, Kenneth B Stewart Jr: Laminates of elastomeric and non-elastomeric polyolefin blend materials. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, January 20, 2004: US06680265 (52 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven web made from a polymeric fiber blend comprising at least one elastomeric polyolefin and at least one nonelastomeric polyolefin useful as the elastic base sheet for a nonwoven laminate is disclosed. Preferably, the polymeric blend will comprise a nonelastomeric resin in the range of from ...


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Peter M Kobylivker, Simon K Ofosu, Susan E Shawver, Roger L Lance: Soft and strong thermoplastic polymer fibers and nonwoven fabric made therefrom. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, October 24, 1995: US05460884 (35 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven fiber and fabric are provided wherein the fabric has comparable strength characteristics to conventional fabrics yet is softer. The fibers are are a blend of a high crystallinity polypropylene polymer and a random block copolymer of polypropylene and polyethylene. The fabric of this inven ...


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Diego H Daponte, Susan E Shawver, Sharon L Watkins, Hugo P Watts: Fine fiber webs with improved physical properties. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, April 20, 1993: US05204174 (31 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a nonwoven web consisting of highly drawn and unoriented thermoplastic fibers formed from a blend of propylene polymer and butylene polymer, wherein the blend by weight is from 90% to 50% polypropylene and from 10% to 50% polybutylene. The blend can be a blend of a homopolymer of ...


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Peter M Kobylivker, Simon K Ofosu, Susan E Shawver, Roger L Lance: Soft and strong thermoplastic polymer and nonwoven fabric laminates. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, March 4, 1997: US05607798 (26 worldwide citation)

A laminate comprising a fabric is provided wherein the fabric has comparable strength characteristics to conventional fabrics yet is softer. The fibers of the fabric are a blend of a high crystallinity polypropylene polymer and a random block copolymer of polypropylene and polyethylene. The laminate ...


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Susan E Shawver, David C Strack, Terry K Timmons, Debra J McDowall: Multi-component polymeric strands including a butene polymer and nonwoven fabric and articles made therewith. Kimberly Clark Corporation, James B Robinson, William D Herrick, April 30, 1996: US05512358 (11 worldwide citation)

Multicomponent polymeric strands including a polymer blend of a butene polymer, a polyolefin other than butene, and up to 10% by weight of ethylene in polymeric form. The blend is in one side or the sheath of the multi-component strands. Fabric made with such strands is also disclosed and has enhanc ...


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C Allen Smith, Kenneth B Close, Richard C Beck, Jay S Shultz, David J Baer, Susan E Shawver, Paul W Estey, Deepak R Parikh, Kenneth B Stewart Jr: Laminates of elastomeric and non-elastomeric polyolefin blend materials. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, November 20, 2012: US08314040

A nonwoven web made from a polymeric fiber blend comprising at least one elastomeric polyolefin and at least one nonelastomeric polyolefin useful as the elastic base sheet for a nonwoven laminate is disclosed. Preferably, the polymeric blend will comprise a nonelastomeric resin in the range of from ...


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C Allen Smith, Kenneth B Close, Richard C Beck, Jay S Shultz, David J Baer, Susan E Shawver, Paul W Estey, Deepak R Parikh, Kenneth B Stewart: Laminates of elastomeric and non-elastomeric polyolefin blend materials. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Robert S Thomas, September 30, 2004: US20040192147-A1

A nonwoven web made from a polymeric fiber blend comprising at least one elastomeric polyolefin and at least one nonelastomeric polyolefin useful as the elastic base sheet for a nonwoven laminate is disclosed. Preferably, the polymeric blend will comprise a nonelastomeric resin in the range of from ...