November 6, 2013

US Patent No.: 8,304,599 B2
Inventor(s): Arman Ashraf, Hamilton, Ohio, US; and Daniel Steven Wheeler, Cincinnati, Ohio, US.
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, US.
Filed: 4/28/06
Issue: 11/6/12

A method of forming a roll of thermoplastic elastomeric film resistant to blocking, said method comprising the steps of: a) providing a thermoplastic elastomeric film having a first surface and a second surface in a continuous manner by on-line formation by extrusion, b) substantially concurrent to said on-line formation, applying an anti-blocking agent in a fluid or molten state via a spray applicator directly to at least the first surface of the thermoplastic elastomeric film to form a discontinuous formation of said anti-blocking agent on said first surface comprising discrete droplets, and thereby form a treated surface, and c) gathering the film on a roll to form a bulk roll having rolled layers of the film with the treated surface in contact with the second surface; wherein the anti-blocking agent is substantially acrylic free.

  • Meltblown Nonwovens Report

    Meltblown Nonwovens Report

    Karen McIntyre, editor||November 11, 2015
    Often overshadowed by its older brother, spunbond, meltblown nonwovens continue to expand in a number of areas.

  • Filtration  Market Update

    Filtration Market Update

    Karen McIntyre||November 11, 2015
    Growth continues to be robust across all categories as new products and investments boost innovation.

  • The Feminine Hygiene Market

    The Feminine Hygiene Market

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||November 11, 2015
    Manufacturers of femcare products are overcoming growth challenges with marketing, education and new technologies.