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Robert Griffiths Brandon, Louis Maurice Chapdelaine, Leonard Michael Kaczmarzyk, Scott Lee Kastman, Marci Elizabeth Kuske, Thomas Michael Lager, Stephen Lawrence Miller, Robert Lee Popp, Richard Thomas Wehrle, Devertt DeWayne Woolwine: Disposable absorbent article having a registered graphic and process for making. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Douglas L Miller, June 16, 1998: US05766389 (314 worldwide citation)

A process for controllably registering two continuously moving layers of material is provided. One of the layers of material has a plurality of reference marks representing a plurality of separate and distinct components, and the other of the continuously moving layers has a respective plurality of ...


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Joseph M Jacobson, Colin A Bulthaup, Eric J Wilhelm, Brian N Hubert: Fabrication of finely featured devices by liquid embossing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz &Thibeault, February 11, 2003: US06517995 (289 worldwide citation)

Elastomeric stamps facilitate direct patterning of electrical, biological, chemical, and mechanical materials. A thin film of material is deposited on a substrate. The deposited material, either originally present as a liquid or subsequently liquefied, is patterned by embossing at low pressure using ...


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Peter G Ayers: Absorbent paper having imprinted thereon a semi-twill, fabric knuckle pattern prior to final drying. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Fredrick H Braun, John V Gorman, August 10, 1976: US03974025 (262 worldwide citation)

A low-density, soft, bulky and absorbent paper sheet exhibiting a diamond-shaped pattern in its surface after creping, said paper being characterized by having a cross-directional stretch of from about 2 to about 6 percent, as well as improved softness, surface feel and drape, said paper sheet being ...


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Gentile Victor R, Hepford Richard R, Jappe Nicholas A, Roberts Jr Clifford J, Steward Gunnar E: Absorbent unitary laminate-like fibrous webs and method for producing them. Scott Paper Company, Vickrey R Duke, Foley William J, April 22, 1975: US3879257 (175 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a unitary or single-ply fibrous web having a laminate-like structure which consists of a soft, absorbent central core region of relatively low fiber concentration sandwiched between two strong, abrasion-resistant surface regions of higher fiber concentration. The surface regions have bo ...


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Jaime Bonomi: Card assembly apparatus. Bostec Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, January 14, 1992: US05080748 (173 worldwide citation)

A current assembly apparatus and associated method for producing laminated cards such as credit cards including providing means for feeding printed card sheets to a laminating station and at the same time feeding top and bottom overlay webs also to the laminating station. The top overlay web is prov ...


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Douglas U Mennie, Terry G Seelenbinder, Charles P Jenrick, Matthew L Anderson: Document facing method and apparatus. Cummins Allison, Jenkens & Gilchrist, June 13, 2000: US06074334 (142 worldwide citation)

A document facing apparatus for reversing the face orientation of a document includes four substantially similar document folding modules, each having a document gripping and advancing portion and a folding portion. The gripping and advancing portion engages the document along a first longitudinal h ...


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Nystrand Ernst Daniel: Method for producing laminated embossed webs. Paper Converting Machine Company, Dawson Tilton Fallon & Lungmus, February 18, 1975: US3867225 (136 worldwide citation)

A method for producing laminated embossed webs useful as toweling, napkins, placemats and the like. The method employs a novel arrangement of embossing and laminator rolls to achieve a nested configuration of the embossed, inwardly-extending projections, and avoids the speed limitations inherent in ...


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Paul Dennis Trokhan, Dean Van Phan, Osman Polat: Process for making unitary fibrous structure comprising randomly distributed cellulosic fibers and non-randomly distributed synthetic fibers. The Procter & Gamble Company, C Brant Cook, Betty J Zea, David M Weirich, June 27, 2006: US07067038 (118 worldwide citation)

A process for making a unitary fibrous structure comprises steps of: providing a fibrous web comprising a plurality of cellulosic fibers randomly distributed throughout the fibrous web and a plurality of synthetic fibers randomly distributed throughout the fibrous web; and causing co-joining of at l ...


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Dean Van Phan: Method for making paper web having both bulk and smoothness. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, Roddy M Bullock, September 29, 1998: US05814190 (118 worldwide citation)

A paper web and method of making the paper web are disclosed. In one embodiment the paper web includes a continuation relatively thinner region and a plurality of discrete relatively thicker regions. The relatively thicker regions are disposed in the plane of the relatively thinner region. The paper ...


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Steven L Edwards, Guy H Super, Stephen J McCullough, Ronald R Reeb, Hung Liang Chou, Kang Chang Yeh, John H Dwiggins, Frank D Harper: Fabric creped absorbent sheet with variable local basis weight. Georgia Pacific Consumer Products, Michael W Ferrell, February 24, 2009: US07494563 (117 worldwide citation)

An absorbent cellulosic sheet having variable local basis weight includes a papermaking-fiber reticulum provided with (i) a plurality of cross-machine direction (CD) extending, fiber-enriched pileated regions of relatively high local basis weight interconnected by (ii) a plurality of elongated densi ...



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