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Nonwoven fabrics with advantageious properties.

Nonwoven non·wo·ven  
adj.
Made by a process not involving weaving. Used of textiles.

n.
Material or a fabric made by a process not involving weaving.
 fabrics with advantageious properties. US patent no. 8,088,696 B2; Albert E. Ortega, Pensacola, FL, R. Wayne Thomley, Pensacola, FL and Jan Mackey, Gulf Breeze, FL. Assignor ASSIGNOR. One who makes an assignment; one who transfers property to another.
     2. In general the assignor can limit the operation of his assignment, and impose whatever condition he may think proper, but when he makes a general assignment in trust for the use of
 to Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH

Filed: 9/14/99

Issued: 1/3/12

A nonwoven fabric produced by a method comprising the following steps:

a) providing a first plurality of polymeric polymeric /poly·mer·ic/ (pol?i-mer´ik) exhibiting the characteristics of a polymer.

pol·y·mer·ic
adj.
1. Having the properties of a polymer.

2.
 filaments having a first denier of between 0.5 and 15 and a second plurality of polymeric filaments having a second denier of between 0.5 and 15, wherein said second denier is at least 1.5 times greater than said first denier, at least one of said first and second plurality of polymeric filaments including a polymer selected from the group consisting of nylon, polypropylene and polyethylene;

b) directing the first and second plurality of filaments onto a collection surface to form a web;

c) mixing the first and second plurality of polymeric filaments to form a nonwoven fabric comprising at least 25% round and multilobal filaments of the second denier, the second plurality of polymeric filaments comprising at least 5% of the round polymeric filaments of the second denier; and

d) forming a multiplicity of discrete bond sites in the fabric to bond together said filaments.
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Date:Apr 1, 2012
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