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William P Niedermeyer: Web-cutting process. Francis J Bouda, May 5, 1981: US04266112 (51 worldwide citation)

A cutting method and apparatus using a plurality of impact-type laser or water jet cutters mounted on a framework above a moving web. The cutters are disposed in a spaced relationship to each other along a line parallel with the direction of web travel. By spacing the cutters a distance substantiall ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Embossing method to avoid nesting in convolutely wound rolls and product. Paper Converting Machine Company, Tilton Fallon Lungmus & Chestnut, July 13, 1982: US04339088 (41 worldwide citation)

An embossing method to avoid nesting in convolutely wound rolls and product wherein the repeat length is at least as great as the roll circumference.


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Harvey J Spencer, William P Niedermeyer: Method of manufacturing a packaged web product and apparatus therefor. Paper Converting Machine Company, Tilton Fallon Lungmus & Chestnut, May 11, 1982: US04328655 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a packaged web product and apparatus therefor wherein superposed webs are compressed and while compressed webs pass through an open-ended forming device having a closed perimeter and simultaneously enveloping the compressed, superposed webs, and thereafter transversely seve ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Method and apparatus for making front opening briefs. May 18, 1999: US05904802 (28 worldwide citation)

The machine of the present invention fabricates briefs having an openable front panel from two continuous half width webs. The first and second web paths are transversely spaced. It includes feeding and folding devices to add a V-folded reinforcing strip along the edge of one web. Feeder and tension ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Method and apparatus for briefs with pad support panel. June 26, 2001: US06250357 (28 worldwide citation)

The machine of the present invention fabricates an undergarment assembly having an elasticized pad support panel secured to inner surfaces of the rear panel and the openable front panel. The machine makes the garment assembly from two half width webs, one of which has a reinforced edge. The machine ...


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William P Niedermeyer: High ratio solar energy concentrating collector. Francis J Bouda, July 20, 1982: US04340031 (22 worldwide citation)

A solar energy concentrating collector having a concave paraboloid reflector surface supported on a plurality of segments, said segments being parabolically-shaped on the top edge and extending radially from a circle near the central axis of revolution to the periphery, and arranged to coact with a ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Method and apparatus for making apparel with folded seams. Francis J Bouda, August 18, 1998: US05795433 (19 worldwide citation)

The machine of the present invention manufactures low-cost garments out of two plys of web material, preferably nonwoven material. It includes a pair of feeder mechanisms to supply two separate sheets of the web material through cutter mechanisms where the webs are cut into shapes suitable for the d ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Apparel with panel attachments along selected margins. August 22, 2000: US06105171 (18 worldwide citation)

An article of apparel comprising a first segment and a second segment of substantially similar shape, each having at least two side margins parallel to a central line and at least one margin at an angle to the central line. One segment has flap extensions along selected margins for folded securement ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Method and apparatus for undergarment assembly. July 3, 2001: US06254714 (17 worldwide citation)

A machine which fabricates an undergarment assembly having an openable front panel. The assembly is made from two continuous half width webs. The first and second web paths are transversely spaced. It includes devices to add a V-folded reinforcing strip along the edge of one web. Devices are include ...


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William P Niedermeyer: Method and apparatus for fabrication and assembly of apparel. July 6, 1999: US05919334 (15 worldwide citation)

The machine of the present invention is used to produce articles of apparel having an openable front or rear panel. It includes feeder mechanisms to supply two half width webs and webs for reinforced edges through cutter mechanisms where webs cut into segments for the desired garment are overlapped ...