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Gerald M Weber, William R Vinnage Jr, Douglas H Benson, David A Sabatelli, James W Richardson: Method for incrementally stretching a zero strain stretch laminate web to impart elasticity thereto. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Thomas H O Flaherty, Richard C Witte, December 1, 1992: US05167897 (414 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for incrementally stretching "zero strain" stretch laminate webs to impart elasticity thereto in the direction of initial stretching, at least up to the point of initial stretching. The "zero strain" stretch laminate material is formed of at least two plies of materi ...


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Gary D Lavon, William R Vinnage Jr, Letha M Hines: Disposable absorbent article having a sealed expandable component. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, E Kelly Linman, May 28, 1996: US05520674 (93 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article having an expandable component. The expandable component comprises a compressed, resilient element disposed within an air impermeable envelope. The compressed element provides the absorbent article with a thin, low bulk profile prior to use of the disposable absorbent article, t ...


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Patrick J Allen, Beverly J Bross Kelly, Louis J Viltro, William R Vinnage Jr, David M Weirich: Nonwoven female component for refastenable fastening device and method of making the same. The Proctor & Gamble Company, David M Weirich, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, August 20, 1996: US05547531 (56 worldwide citation)

A female component for a refastenable fastening device having an elastomeric adhesive backing and a multiplicity of fibrous elements extending from the backing. The female fastening component is formed by a method comprising the steps of: providing a first lamina comprising an elastomeric, pressure- ...


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Robb E Olsen, Sandra R Bittar, Letha M Hines, William R Vinnage Jr, Melisse N May, Thomas W Osborn III, Nancy B Doak: Sanitary napkin having a resilient body-conforming portion. The Procter and Gamble Company, Edward J Milbrada, Jeffrey V Bamber, Steven W Miller, January 7, 1997: US05591150 (54 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article, such as a sanitary napkin having a body-conforming portion or component that is capable of continuously adusting is provided. The body-conforming component, in one embodiment, is in the form of a resilient insert which has multiple arcuate portions in use. The insert has a cent ...


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Gary D Lavon, William R Vinnage Jr, Letha M Hines, Donald C Roe, Brandon E Wise: Disposable article having an expandable component. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael S Kolodesh, David M Weirich, Steven W Miller, October 1, 2002: US06458110 (15 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article having an expandable component. The expandable component comprises a compressed, resilient element disposed within an air impermeable envelope. The compressed element provides the absorbent article with a thin, low bulk profile prior to use of the disposable absorbent article, t ...