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Paul T Van Gompel, Jody D Suprise, Robert J Schleinz: Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, July 10, 1990: US04940464 (845 worldwide citation)

A disposable pant-like garment for absorbing human discharge is provided, and comprises an absorbent assembly comprising a liquid-impervious outer cover, a liquid-pervious liner, and an absorbent medium therebetween. The absorbent assembly also has generally opposite side edges and generally opposit ...


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Paul T Weisman, Stephen A Goldman: High-density absorbent structures. September 9, 1986: US04610678 (710 worldwide citation)

Absorbent structures comprising a mixture of hydrophilic fibers and discrete particles of a water insoluble hydrogel are disclosed. The fiber/hydrogel ratios range from about 30:70 to about 98:2. The absorbent structures have a density of from about 0.15 g/cm.sup.3 to about 1 g/cm.sup.3. The structu ...


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Michael I Lawson: Absorbent article having dual cuffs. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Richard C Witte, September 22, 1987: US04695278 (626 worldwide citation)

An integral disposable absorbent article such as a diaper having a liquid pervious topsheet, a liquid impervious backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, at least one elastically contractible gasketing cuff, and at least one barrier cuff. The barrier cuff has a p ...


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Miguel Alemany, Charles J Berg: High density absorbent members having lower density and lower basis weight acquisition zones. The Proctor & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, May 30, 1989: US04834735 (617 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article wherein the deposition region of its absorbent member comprises a storage zone and an acquistion zone having a lower average density and a lower average basis weight per unit area than the storage zone. The acquisition zone is positioned toward the front of either the absorbent ...


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Kenneth M Enloe: Diapers with elasticized side pockets. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, November 3, 1987: US04704116 (606 worldwide citation)

A garment with a backsheet (12), a bodyside liner (14) essentially coterminous with the backsheet (12) and forming a shape with a front waist section (18), a back waist section (20) and side sections connecting the front waist section (18) to the back waist section (20) and first and second flaps (3 ...


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Paul T Weisman, Dawn I Houghton, Dale A Gellert: Absorbent articles with dual-layered cores. The Procter & Gamble Company, George W Allen, Steven J Goldstein, Richard C Witte, June 16, 1987: US04673402 (553 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides absorbent articles, such as disposable diapers, which utilize substantially water-insoluble hydrogel material to enhance the absorbent capacity of such articles. In these articles, the hydrogel material, combined in particulate form with hydrophilic fiber material, is ...


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Clifford J Radel, Hugh A Thompson: Resilient plastic web exhibiting fiber-like properties. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, August 3, 1982: US04342314 (536 worldwide citation)

A resilient plastic web exhibiting a fiber-like appearance and tactile impression and method and apparatus for its manufacture. In a preferred embodiment, the web exhibits a three-dimensional microstructure comprising a regulated continuum of debossed areas of non-uniform cross-section along their l ...


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Stephen C Meyer, Roger L Lance, Connie L Hetzler, Cedric A Dunkerly II, Thomas H Roessler, David L Zenker, Michael A Sciaraffa: Absorbent article having a hydrophobic transport layer. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, January 17, 1989: US04798603 (534 worldwide citation)

A distinctive absorbent article includes an absorbent body composed of a substantially hydrophilic material which is capable of absorbing a selected liquid. A liquid permeable topsheet layer composed of a substantially hydrophobic material is superposed in facing relation with said absorbent body an ...


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John J Angstadt: Absorbent core having a dusting layer. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, December 19, 1989: US04888231 (521 worldwide citation)

Airlaid fibrous webs having a primary layer having discrete particles of absorbent gelling material dispersed through at least a portion of the web airlaid over a dusting layer of essentially hydrophilic fiber material. The dusting layer acts to block the passage of particles injected in the stream ...


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David F Webster: Wound dressing. Smith and Nephew Associated Companies, Jacobs & Jacobs, May 12, 1987: US04664662 (514 worldwide citation)

An absorbent, non-adherent wound dressing suitable for use in deep and cavernous wounds is described. The dressing comprises an absorbent material in the form of individual pieces of a conformable, resilient, absorbent hydrophilic foam retained within a porous bag formed from a perforated polymeric ...