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Endres Dan Darold, Blenke Timothy James, Vogt Robert Eugene, Zehner Georgia Lynn, Levine Steven Harry, Kielpikowski David Peter, Vukos John Philip, Bruemmer Mary Ann: Conformable absorbent article.. Kimberly Clark Co, June 26, 1991: EP0433951-A2 (120 worldwide citation)

A conformable absorbent article (10) has a topsheet (26) 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 ut ...


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Ruscher Edward Herman, Vogt Robert Eugene: Apparatus and method for stretching an elastomeric material in a cross machine direction.. Kimberly Clark Co, September 20, 1995: EP0672516-A2 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (20) and method for stretching a continuously moving elastomeric web (22) in a cross machine direction (122) includes a pair of rotatable, cylindrical rims (30,32) which are located adjacent the elastomeric web (22). A supporting mechanism (50) is connected to the cylindrical rims (30,3 ...


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Oshefsky Daniel James, Gavronski Paul Alan, Vogt Robert Eugene, Rajala Gregory John: Method and apparatus for applying discrete strips to a web of material.. Kimberly Clark Co, June 11, 1986: EP0184072-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus in which continuous strips (16, 18) of a first material, e.g., elastic strips, are continuously supplied to flexible strip supports (32) in a supply zone (S) while the strip supports (32) are in a linear configuration. The strip support (32) are carried on respective transf ...


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Dilnik Rebecca Lyn, Leak A Todd, Mleziva Mark Michael, Pennings Scott Lee, Serbiak Paul John, Siebers Bruce Michael, Vogt Robert Eugene, Zehner Georgia Lynn, Ehlert Thomas David, Hein John Gerard, Heindel Timothy Raymond, Janssen Tim Joseph, Peterson Kathleen Ann, Mc Nichols Patrick Sean, Leveille Robert John, Snyder Michael A, Williams Scott Leslie: Mechanical fastening tapes and method for their construction. Kimberly Clark Co, February 22, 1995: GB2281100-A (2 worldwide citation)

The fastening tape is for use on a disposable absorbent garment and comprises a first substrate 16 and an interlocking material 18 attached to said first substrate. The interlocking material extends across the width of the fastening tape, and is longitudinally spaced from both transverse edges of th ...


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Datta Paul Joseph, Vogt Robert Eugene, Odorzynski Thomas Walter, Morris Cassandra Elizabeth, Pozniak Jennifer Elizabeth: A pre-fastened absorbent article having simplified fastening features. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, DUDKOWSKI Alyssa A, September 12, 2002: WO/2002/069864 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to prefastened absorbent articles (20) including one or more of several improvement features. The articles can be made to be prefastened by having a singular fastening mechanism that includes an oversized fastener (60). The articles of the invention can include a multiple prope ...


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Lindsay Jeffrey Dean, Chen Fung Jou, Vogt Robert Eugene, Bednarz Julie Marie, Sun Tong, Makoui Kambiz Bayat: Method of making molded cellulosic webs for use in absorbent articles. Kimberly Clark Co, November 13, 2002: GB2375321-A (1 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for producing absorbent articles comprising molded airlaid webs and other molded fibrous webs The molded webs can offer improved body fit and/or improved fluid handling. Molded airlaid webs, for example, can be formed having a central longitudinal hump (22) and flexure zones (3 ...


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Vogt Robert Eugene, Blenke Timothy James: Method of making refastenable, pant-like disposable absorbent articles. Kimberly Clark Co, October 27, 2004: EP1470808-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of making a refastenable, pant-like, disposable absorbent article includes attaching a pair of opposed side panels (48) to the side edges of an absorbent chassis (28) such that they extend laterally outward from and between the front and back waist regions of the article. One of the side ma ...


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Dilnik Rebecca Lyn, Leak A Todd, Mleziva Mark Michael, Snyder Michael A, Mcnichols Patrick Sean, Williams Scott Leslie, Leveille Robert John, Pennings Scott Lee, Serbiak Paul John, Siebers Bruce Michael, Vogt Robert Eugene, Zehner Georgia Lynn, Ehlert Thomas David, Hein John Gerard, Heindel Timothy Raymond, Janssen Tim Joseph, Peterson Kathleen Ann: Mechanical fastening tapes and method for their construction. Kimberly Clark Co, June 5, 1996: EP0714273-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved fastening tape for use on a disposable absorbent garment. The fastening tape comprises a first substrate (16) and an interlocking material (18) attached to said first substrate. The interlocking material (18) extends the entire width of the fastening tape, and the interlocki ...


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Lindsay Jeffrey Dean, Chen Fung Jou, Vogt Robert Eugene, Bednarz Julie Marie, Sun Tong, Makoui Kambiz Bayat: Method of making molded cellulosic webs for use in absorbent articles. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, PUGLIESE Sebastian, April 19, 2001: WO/2001/026592 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for producing absorbent articles comprising molded airlaid webs and other molded fibrous webs. The molded webs can offer improved body fit and/or improved fluid handling. Molded airlaid webs, for example, can be formed having a central longitudinal hump (22) and flexure zones ( ...


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Popp Robert Lee, Vogt Robert Eugene, Coenen Joseph D, Quereshi Shawn A, Le, Minh Toan Thanh: Absorbent garment with asymmetrical leg elastic tension. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, RAUCH Melanie I à, February 21, 2002: WO/2002/013740 (1 worldwide citation)

A pant-like absorbent garment adapted to the non-symmetrical nature and leakage demands of the anatomy of the human body has asymmetrical pressure around the leg openings with respect to the wearer's anterior and posterior sides. Elastic members are bonded about the leg openings with either higher t ...