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Dan D Endres, Timothy J Blenke, Robert E Vogt, Georgia L Zehner, Steven H Levine, David P Kielpikowski, John P Vukos, Mary A Bruemmer: Conformable absorbent article. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Jeffrey B Curtin, June 18, 1996: US05527302 (105 worldwide citation)

A conformable absorbent article has a topsheet that is designed to substantially fully contact the body of the wearer to provide improved performance in managing and containing body wastes. Management and containment of body wastes are improved by several structural elements that can be utilized ind ...


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Timothy J Blenke, James F Hyatt: Apparatus and method for applying a curved elastic to a moving web. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Kimberly Clark, June 11, 1996: US05525175 (97 worldwide citation)

A distinctive apparatus and method for applying an elastic strand onto a moving substrate along a selected curvilinear path includes a transporting mechanism for moving the substrate along a selected substrate path and a supplying mechanism for supplying the elastic strand along a selected elastic p ...


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Georgia L Zehner, Paulette M Rosch, Thomas W Odorzynski, Bruce M Siebers, Timothy J Blenke: Newborns growth adjustable absorbent diaper having variable overlapping and non-overlapping ears. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, John R Schenian, November 22, 1994: US05366453 (44 worldwide citation)

A growth adjustable diaper for newborn babies is adjustable in length by use of a foldable absorbent panel at the front edge of the diaper and comprises an elastic member positioned between the foldable panel and a topsheet.


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Georgia L Zehner, Paulette M Rosch, Thomas W Odorzynski, Bruce M Siebers, Timothy J Blenke: Newborns growth adjustable absorbent diaper having variable overlapping and non-overlapping ears. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, Thomas J Mielke, John R Schenian, February 6, 1996: US05489282 (39 worldwide citation)

A growth adjustable diaper for newborn babies is adjustable in length by use of a foldable absorbent panel at the front edge of the diaper and is adjustable about the waist of the baby by means of ear members that can overlap and attach to each other or not overlap and attach to the front section of ...


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Georgia L Zehner, Paulette M Rosch, Thomas W Odorzynski, Bruce M Siebers, Timothy J Blenke: Newborns growth adjustable absorbent diaper having variable overlapping and non-overlapping ears. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, John R Schenian, March 22, 1994: US05295986 (36 worldwide citation)

A growth adjustable diaper for newborn babies is adjustable in length by use of a foldable absorbent panel at the front edge of the diaper, and is adjustable about the waist of the baby by means of ear members that can overlap and attach to each other or not overlap and attach to the front section o ...


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Mary E Partridge, Timothy J Blenke, Stephen R Everson, Carl G Schroth, Michael B Venturino: Forming belt for three-dimensional forming applications. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, November 14, 1995: US05466409 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming a layer structure, such as an airlaid fibrous web, include a supplying mechanism for providing a stream of particulate material, such as fibers. Also included is a substantially endless, foraminous forming belt which has an appointed outward surface and a minimum t ...


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Paul J Datta, Kristi Jo Bryant, Timothy J Blenke, Stephen C Baumgartner, Julie A Moser, Barbara A Gossen, Catherine Marguerite Hancock Cook, Mark G Everson, Peter S Lortscher: Product seal of dissimilar materials. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, January 6, 2009: US07473818 (19 worldwide citation)

A pant-like, prefastened, disposable absorbent article having side seams which include a front ear passively bonded to a back ear, wherein the front ear is releasable from the back ear desirably without tearing or damaging the back ear. The tearable front ear has a basis weight less than a basis wei ...


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Timothy J Blenke, Daniel R Schlinz: Embossing or bonding device containing facetted impression elements. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, July 5, 2011: US07971526 (15 worldwide citation)

Facetted impression elements are disclosed. The impression elements can be located, for instance, on an anvil roll and may be used during an embossing or bonding process. The impression elements include at least two chamfered surfaces that at least partially surround the top surface. The chamfered s ...


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Timothy J Blenke, Peiguang Zhou: Laminated absorbent product with increased material strength in defined areas. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, July 8, 2008: US07396782 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to adhesive compositions comprising selected ratios of crystalline and amorphous polymers. In some versions of the invention, polymers capable of existing in different configurations (e.g., a polymer such as polypropylene which can exist in an atactic, syn ...


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Tom R Belau, Timothy J Blenke, Richard T Wehrle, Rebecca J Kuepper, Thomas D Ehlert, Alan F Schleinz: Pattern unbonded nonwoven web and process for making same. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Senniger Powers, July 26, 2005: US06921570 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a pattern-unbonded material that has at least two distinct regions. One region has different bond pattern than another region. The different bond pattern provides different, specific functionality or characteristics to the material. In an embodiment, the one region pro ...