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Creping and/or crinkling

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162 - Paper making and fiber liberation

162100000 - PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS

162109000 - Non-uniform, irregular or configured web or sheet

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162111000 Creping and/or crinkling 89
20090194244High Basis Weight TAD Towel Prepared From Coarse Furnish - Kitchen roll toweling having surprising softness, absorbency and bulk is formed from a furnish comprising long cellulosic fiber having: (i) average weight-weighted fiber length of at least 2.5 mm; coarseness at least 15.5 mg/100 mm; and a Canadian Standard freeness of at least 600 ml combined with (ii) short cellulosic fiber having an average weight-weighted fiber length of at most 1.9 mm having a Canadian Standard freeness of at least 500 ml in a weight ratio of short fiber to long fiber of at least 0.25 to 1.0 to form a nascent web having a consistency in the range from about 10% to about 35% which is rush transferred from one fabric to another at a speed differential of at least about 15%; and creping the web from a Yankee dryer while controlling the real crepe to at most 3% and thereafter converting the web to form a two ply product having a basis weight of at least 29 lb/rm and caliper of at least 220 mils/8 sheets.08-06-2009
20120168103Creping Adhesive Compositions And Methods Of Using Those Compositions - Improvements to absorbent sheet manufacture include spraying a softener onto the web and providing a creping adhesive to a surface of a heated drying cylinder of a Yankee dryer such that a creping adhesive coating is formed, the creping adhesive comprising a poly(aminoamide)epihalohydrin (PAE) resin and a polyvinyl alcohol copolymer, wherein the polyvinyl alcohol copolymer includes functional repeat units selected from carboxylate repeat units, sulfonate repeat units as well as combinations of the comonomers. A preferred PAE resin is fully crosslinked PAE resin.07-05-2012
20100032113Method of making creped towel and tissue incorporating high yield fiber - An absorbent sheet of cellulosic fiber typically includes at least about 15% by weight of high coarseness, generally tubular and lignin-rich cellulosic fiber based on the combined weight of cellulosic fiber in the sheet. Lignin-rich high coarseness, generally tubular fiber employed may be characterized by a coarseness of at least about 20 mg/100 m and an average length of 2 mm. The sheet is prepared by way of a process including applying a dewatered web to a heated rotating cylinder and creping the web from the heated cylinder with an undulatory creping blade. Preferred lignin-rich, high coarseness, generally tubular fibers include thermo and chemi mechanical pulps. A particularly preferred embodiment is a sheet including at least about 15% BCTMP.02-11-2010
20130032302Creping Methods Using pH-Modified Creping Adhesive Compositions - A method for manufacturing a creped fiber web is provided and includes providing a rotating cylindrical dryer surface, providing a creping adhesive composition or coating package having a pH boosted at least 0.5 pH units relative to its original base formulation pH in the range of from about 4.5 to about 9, for chemically setting a crosslinkable polymer component at least in part before applying the creping adhesive composition to the rotating cylindrical dryer surface to provide an adhesive dryer surface on which a fiber web can be transferred, dried, and creped.02-07-2013
20090159224Paper Products Including Surface Treated Thermally Bondable Fibers and Methods of Making the Same - The present invention is a paper product including a thermally bondable fiber which may be surfactant coated. The paper product according to the present invention has improved strength and absorbency characteristics. The paper product of the present invention may be embossed and heat cured to result in an attractive and absorbent product.06-25-2009
20100122785CREPING ADHESIVES WITH IMPROVED FILM PROPERTIES - The invention provides a composition of matter used to produce very soft high grades of tissue paper. The composition of matter comprises a PAE resin acidified with a multifunctional acid. The multifunctional acid includes but is not limited to carboxyl and sulfonyl. The acid has a functional group selected from carboxyl and sulfonyl and a functional group selected from carboxyl, sulfonyl, hydroxyl, lactone, phenol, amine and heterocycle. The PAE resin facilitates the use of an adhesive in a Yankee Dryer apparatus that is durable when the adhesive is wet but remains soft when the adhesive becomes dry. These properties allow the adhesive to be strong and remain engaged to the dryer apparatus when wet but be easily removed by the creping blade when dry.05-20-2010
20100065234STRUCTURING BELT, PRESS SECTION AND TISSUE PAPERMAKING MACHINE FOR MANUFACTURING A HIGH BULK CREPED TISSUE PAPER WEB AND METHOD THEREFOR - A structuring layer of a structuring belt for structuring a wet fibrous web in a press section of a tissue papermaking machine for manufacturing high bulk tissue paper, the structuring layer having a web-carrying side with a surface for cooperating with the fibrous web, the surface having depressions distributed over the web-carrying side and forming a three-dimensional structure of the surface. The depressions altogether constitute 20-80% of the surface. Each depression has a dimension l of 0.25-2.5 mm in a first direction in the plane of the top surface area, a dimension b of 0.25-2.0 mm in a second direction in the plane of the top surface area, such directions being at right angles to each other, a mean depth d of 0.05-0.6 mm, and an area a as measured in the plane of the top surface area of 0.063-5.0 mm03-18-2010
20120180967Method Of Making A Belt-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a belt-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet includes compactively dewatering a papermaking furnish to form a nascent web having an apparently random distribution of papermaking fiber orientation, applying the nascent web having the apparently random distribution of fiber orientation to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed, belt-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30% to about 60% utilizing a patterned creping belt, the belt-creping step occurring under pressure in a belt creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping belt, the web being creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping belt to form a web with a reticulum having a plurality of interconnected regions of different local basis weights.07-19-2012
20120180966Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet Having A Variable Local Basis Weight - A fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet having a variable local basis weight includes a papermaking-fiber reticulum provided with (a) a plurality of fiber-enriched regions of a high local basis weight, interconnected by way of (b) a plurality of lower local basis weight linking regions, wherein the sheet has been drawn such that the fiber-enriched regions are attenuated or dispersed in the machine direction (MD).07-19-2012
20120180965Method of Making a Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet includes compactively dewatering a papermaking furnish to form a nascent web having a random distribution of papermaking fiber, applying the nascent web to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed, fabric-creping the nascent web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a patterned creping fabric that is traveling at a fabric-creping speed that is slower than the transfer surface speed, the fabric-creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric, such that the nascent web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric to form a creped web with a drawable reticulum having a plurality of interconnected regions of different local basis weights.07-19-2012
20090321027Environmentally-friendly tissue - A method of making an environmentally-friendly tissue sheet for conversion into a single-ply roll product, such as bath tissue or paper towels, is disclosed. The method utilizes numerous process aspects that are determined to minimize energy consumption, which is about 100 grams CO12-31-2009
20090301675Wet-pressed tissue and towel products with elevated CD stretch and low tensile ratios made with a high solids fabric crepe process - An absorbent sheet of cellulosic fibers includes a mixture of hardwood fibers and softwood fibers arranged in a reticulum having: (i) a plurality of pileated fiber enriched regions of relatively high local basis weight interconnected by way of (ii) a plurality of lower local basis weight-linking regions whose fiber orientation is biased along the machine direction between pileated regions interconnected thereby, wherein the sheet exhibits a % CD stretch which is at least about 2.75 times the dry tensile ratio of the sheet. Tensile ratios of from about 0.4 to about 4 are readily achieved.12-10-2009
20120216972Method Of Making A Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet. A papermaking furnish is compactively dewatered to form a nascent web. The nascent web is applied to a translating transfer surface and is fabric-creped from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric. The creping fabric travels at a fabric speed that is slower than the speed of the transfer surface. The nascent web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric to form a creped web with a drawable reticulum having a plurality of interconnected regions of different local basis weights. The creped web is dried to form a dried web, and the dried web is drawn. The drawing step includes drawing the dried web between a first draw roll and a second draw roll.08-30-2012
20090056892Multiple Ply Paper Product with Improved Ply Attachment and Environmental Sustainability - The present disclosure is generally directed to a multiple ply tissue product that includes a first ply and a second ply. The first ply includes a first outwardly facing layer having hardwood fibers, a second layer having softwood fibers, and a third layer having at least about 10 percent by weight post-consumer recycled fiber, wherein the second layer is positioned between the first layer and the third layer.03-05-2009
20110011545Fabric creped absorbent sheet with variable local basis weight - 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 densified regions of compressed papermaking fibers. The elongated densified regions have relatively low local basis weight and are generally oriented along the machine direction (MD) of the sheet and have an MD/CD aspect ratio of at least 1.5. The products are most preferably prepared by way of a compactive dewatering/wet crepe process.01-20-2011
20090145565METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CREPE PAPER - A process for the production of crepe paper by adhesive bonding of a paper web with the aid of an organic synthetic polymer or mixtures comprising said polymer to a creping cylinder, compression and removal of the crepe paper from the creping cylinder, the organic synthetic polymer used being at least one polymer comprising vinylamine units.06-11-2009
20110297341Creping Release Agents - Disclosed is a novel composition comprising (a) 50-98 parts of hydrocarbon oil, (b) 1-40 parts of emulsifier, and (c) 1-10 parts of a non-curing hydrocarbon polymer. Also disclosed is a method of reducing adhesion to the surface of equipment used in paper manufacture or in paper converting processes, comprising applying to the surface the disclosed novel composition.12-08-2011
20100170647Multi-ply paper towel with absorbent core - A multi-ply absorbent sheet of cellulosic fiber with continuous outer surfaces is provided an absorbent core between the outer surfaces. The absorbent core includes a non-woven fiber network having: (i) a plurality of pileated fiber enriched regions of relatively high local basis weight interconnected by way of (ii) a plurality of lower local basis weight linking regions whose fiber orientation is biased along the direction between pileated regions interconnected thereby, and (iii) a plurality of fiber-deprived cellules between the fiber enriched and linking regions, also being characterized by a local basis weight lower than the fiber enriched regions. The cellules provide a sponge-like internal structure of low fiber density regions.07-08-2010
20110284176Thermosetting Creping Adhesive With Reactive Modifiers - A creping adhesive comprising a PAE composition comprising a reactive, light crosslinked polyamidoamine-epichlorohydrin polymer (PAE-type polymer) optionally in combination with a reactive modifier and the corresponding method for of creping cellulosic fiber webs with the adhesive.11-24-2011
20100263817Process For Producing Tissue Products - Tissue products are disclosed containing an additive composition. The additive composition, for instance, comprises an aqueous dispersion containing an alpha-olefin polymer, an ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer, or mixtures thereof. The alpha-olefin polymer may comprise an interpolymer of ethylene and octene, while the ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer may comprise ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer. The additive composition may also contain a dispersing agent, such as a fatty acid. The additive composition may be incorporated into the tissue web as the web is being formed. Alternatively, the additive composition may be topically applied to the web in a post processing operation. For instance, in one embodiment, the additive composition may be applied to the web as a creping adhesive during a creping operation.10-21-2010
20100006249Method of producing absorbent sheet with increased wet/dry CD tensile ratio - A method of making absorbent cellulosic sheet with increased wet/dry CD tensile ratio includes treating the fiber at high consistency with debonder in a pulper, for example. The process enables the use of large amounts of debonder in a wet-press process in order to achieve wet/dry CD tensile ratios of greater than 30%.01-14-2010
20090120598Fabric creped absorbent sheet with variable local basis weight - 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 densified regions of compressed papermaking fibers. The elongated densified regions have relatively low local basis weight and are generally oriented along the machine direction (MD) of the sheet and have an MD/CD aspect ratio of at least 1.5. The products are most preferably prepared by way of a compactive dewatering/wet crepe process.05-14-2009
20100282423Fabric crepe/draw process for producing absorbent sheet - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet comprising: a) compactively dewatering a papermaking furnish to form a nascent web having an apparently random distribution of papermaking fiber; b) applying the dewatered web having the apparently random fiber distribution to a translating transfer surface moving at a first speed; c) fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a patterned creping fabric, the creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric wherein the fabric is traveling at a second speed slower than the speed of said transfer surface, the fabric pattern, nip parameters, velocity delta and web consistency being selected such that the web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric to form a web with a drawable reticulum.11-11-2010
20080245492Fabric crepe process for making absorbent sheet - A process for making absorbent cellulosic paper products such as sheet for towel, tissue and the like, includes compactively dewatering a nascent web followed by wet belt creping the web at an intermediate consistency of anywhere from about 30 to about 60 percent under conditions operative to redistribute the fiber on the belt, which is preferably a fabric. In preferred embodiments, the web is thereafter adhesively applied to a Yankee dryer using a creping adhesive operative to enable high speed transfer of the web of intermediate consistency such as a poly(vinyl alcohol)/polyamide adhesive. An absorbent sheet so prepared from a papermaking furnish exhibits an absorbency of at least about 5 g/g, a CD stretch of at least about 4 percent, and an MD/CD tensile ratio of less than about 1.1, and also exhibits a maximum CD modulus at a CD strain of less than 1 percent and sustains a CD modulus of at least 50 percent of its maximum CD modulus to a CD strain of at least about 4 percent. Products of the invention may also exhibit an MD modulus at break 1.5 to 2 times their initial MD modulus.10-09-2008
20080257507ACIDIFIED POLYAMIDOAMINE ADHESIVES, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE, AND USE FOR CREPING AND PLY BOND APPLICATIONS - A paper adhesive composition includes a cationic non-crosslinked acidified solution of a polyamidoamine with the repeating units10-23-2008
20090183847PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING A FIBROUS WEB - Process and apparatus for producing a fibrous web in an apparatus that includes at least one nip formed between a smooth roll and at least one opposing element, a felt and an embossing belt. The process includes guiding the fibrous web and the felt through the at least one press nip formed between the smooth roll and the at least one opposing element, and passing the fiber web, in an unsupported manner, over a free draw from the smooth roll onto an embossing belt. The instant abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.07-23-2009
20090139672CREPING AND CUTTING PROCEDURE AND EQUIPMENT - Creping and cutting procedure and equipment, for paper manufacture which consists of a creping doctor (06-04-2009
20100186913Belt-Creped, Variable Local Basis Weight Absorbent Sheet Prepared With Perforated Polymeric Belt - An absorbent cellulosic sheet is formed by belt creping a nascent web at a consistency of 30% to 60% utilizing a generally planar perforated polymeric creping belt to form a sheet with fiber-enriched higher basis weight hollow domed regions on one side of the sheet joined by a network of lower local basis weight connecting regions forming a network where upwardly and inwardly inflected consolidated fibrous regions exhibiting CD fiber orientation bias form transition areas between the connecting regions and the domed regions. When formed into roll products, the cellulosic sheets exhibit a surprising combination of bulk, roll firmness, absorbency and softness. The consolidated fibrous regions are preferably saddle shaped and exhibit a matted structure on both their outer and inner surfaces.07-29-2010
20100212849WIPING PRODUCT HAVING ENHANCED OIL ABSORBENCY - Wiping products are disclosed containing an additive composition that enhances the cleaning properties of the product. The additive composition, for instance, comprises an aqueous dispersion containing an alpha-olefin polymer, an ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer, or mixtures thereof. The alpha-olefin polymer may comprise an interpolymer of ethylene and octene, while the ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer may comprise ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer. The additive composition may also contain a dispersing agent, such as a fatty acid. The additive composition increases various properties of the product including the ability of the product to quickly absorb oil. For instance, the additive composition can decrease the Oil Absorbency Rate by from about 20% to about 80% and can decrease the Reverse Osmosis Oil Wet Out time by from about 10% to about 80%.08-26-2010
20100212850Absorbent sheet having regenerated cellulose microfiber network - An absorbent paper sheet for tissue or towel includes from about 99 percent to about 70 percent by weight of cellulosic papermaking fiber and from about 1 percent to about 30 percent by weight fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber which was regenerated form a cellulosic dope utilizing a tertiary amine N-oxide solvent or an ionic liquid. Fibrillation of the microfiber is controlled such that it has a reduced coarseness and a reduced freeness as compared with unfibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber from which it is made and provides at least one of the following attributes to the absorbent sheet: (a) the absorbent sheet exhibits an elevated SAT value and an elevated wet tensile value as compared with a like sheet prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber; (b) the absorbent sheet exhibits an elevated wet/dry CD tensile ratio as compared with a like sheet prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber; (c) the absorbent sheet exhibits a lower GM Break Modulus than a like sheet having like tensile values prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber; or (d) the absorbent sheet exhibits an elevated bulk as compared with a like sheet having like tensile values prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber. In some embodiments, the pulp is pre-treated with debonder to enhance the wet/dry CD tensile ratio of the sheet.08-26-2010
20090038768Process for producing absorbent sheet - A method of making a cellulosic web includes: forming a nascent web from a papermaking furnish, the nascent web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber; b) transferring the web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber to a translating transfer surface moving at a first speed; drying the web to a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent including compactively dewatering the web prior to or concurrently with transfer to the transfer surface; fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric with a patterned creping surface, the fabric creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric wherein the fabric is traveling at a second speed slower than the speed of said transfer surface, the fabric pattern, nip parameters, velocity delta and web consistency being selected such that the web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric such that the web has a plurality of fiber-enriched regions arranged in a pattern corresponding to the patterned creping surface of the fabric, optionally drying the wet web while it is held in the creping fabric. Preferably, the formed web is characterized in that its void volume increases upon drawing.02-12-2009
20130213593Polyamine Polyamidoamine Epihaloohydrin Compositions and Processes for Preparing and Using the Same - Compositions of and processes for preparing a polyamine-polyamidoamine-epihalohydrin resin generally include reacting a first polyamine, a polyamidoamine, and an epihalohydrin to form the polyamine-polyamidoamine-epihalohydrin (PPAE) resin, wherein the polyamidoamine is prepared by reacting a polycarboxylic acid or a polycarboxylic acid derivative with a second polyamine to form the polyamidoamine, wherein a molar ratio of the polyamine to the polycarboxylic acid is 1.05 to 2.0. The PPAE resin can be used in an adhesive formulation for use in creping applications for forming paper products such as tissue products.08-22-2013
20120145344Method Of Making A Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet includes compactively dewatering a papermaking furnish to form a nascent web having an apparently random distribution of papermaking fiber, applying the nascent web having the apparently random fiber distribution to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed, and fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a patterned creping fabric, the fabric-creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric, the web being creped from the transfer surface and wherein the creping fabric is adapted to contact the transfer surface and applies pressure to the web against the transfer surface such that the fibers of the web are redistributed on the creping fabric to form a web with a drawable reticulum.06-14-2012
20120241113Methods of Making a Belt-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet Prepared with a Perforated Polymeric Belt - A method of making a belt-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet. A paper making furnish is compactively dewatered to form a dewatered web having an apparently random distribution of papermaking fiber orientation. The dewatered web is applied to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed. The web is belt-creped from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30% to about 60% utilizing a generally planar polymeric creping belt having a plurality of perforations, under pressure, in a belt creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping belt. The belt travels at a belt speed that is slower than the speed of the transfer surface. The web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping belt to form a web having a plurality of interconnected regions of different local basis weights. The web is then dried.09-27-2012
20110146924Moist Crepe Process - The present invention relates to the creation of toweling with surprisingly high absorbency using a furnish comprising a major proportion of recycle furnish when the furnish is creped from a Yankee dryer coated with a creping adhesive comprising polyvinyl alcohol and an epichlorohydrin crosslinked polyamide creping adhesive at a consistency corresponding to a sheet temperature (immediately prior to the creping blade) of between 225° F. and 255° F. (107° C. and 124° C.), preferably ranging from about 230° F. (110° C.) up to about 250° F. (121° C.).06-23-2011
20110100573Microcreping Traveling Sheet Material - A stationary working surface of a one roll microcreper member is of plastic resin having low wear and friction properties. As a primary pressing member subject to concentrated force it is 0.040 inch thick. One or both opposed retarder members of a bladed microcreper are of the plastic. Thermoplastics meeting wear and friction limits, e.g. ultra high density polyethylene, are employed. Primary member extensions, some having openings, slots or holes serve as flexible retarders to engage treated material. Parallel slots, preferably formed by water jet cutting, defining machine-direction fingers provide particular advantages, often greatest when the fingers begin upstream of the creping cavity, and stated dimensional limits observed. By a load-spreading surface, the thermoplastic primary member is restrained without distortion. A primary member shown is sheet form, mounted between sheet metal members, one with a restraint surface. Sheet materials of polyolefins, wood pulp, etc. are dry microcreped at improved rates and materials not heretofore capable of being processed can now be processed. By introducing a sheet material having abrasive quality, wear-in of a primary pressing member provides a curved primary pressing surface fitted to the local shape of the drive roll, for improved feeding and microcreping of the material.05-05-2011
20110088859STRUCTURAL CLOTHING AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A TISSUE PAPER WEB - A clothing for structuring a wet fibre web (04-21-2011
20090126884High solids fabric crepe process for producing absorbent sheet with in-fabric drying - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet is provided which includes dewatering a papermaking furnish and partially drying the web without wet-pressing before applying it to a translating transfer surface moving at a first speed. The process further includes fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric, the creping step occurring under pressure in a creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric wherein the fabric is traveling at a second speed slower than the speed of said transfer surface, the fabric pattern, nip parameters, velocity delta and web consistency being selected such that the web is creped from the surface and redistributed on the creping fabric. After creping, the web is dried, preferably with a plurality of can dryers to a consistency of at least about 90 percent while it is held in the creping fabric.05-21-2009
20110162811MODIFYING AGENT FOR YANKEE COATINGS - The invention provides a composition of matter useful for producing very soft high grades of tissue paper. The composition of matter comprises an adhesive composition that includes a glycerol-based polyol. The glycerol-based polyol prevents the composition from becoming brittle and is non-volatile. This allows the composition to become rewetted after creping and allows for strong levels of adhesion even at high temperatures.07-07-2011
20120145341Method of Making a Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet includes applying a jet of papermaking furnish to a forming wire, the jet having a jet velocity and the forming wire moving at a forming wire velocity. The papermaking furnish is compactively dewatered to form a nascent web. The nascent web is applied to a transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed. The nascent web is fabric-creped from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric that is traveling at a fabric-creping speed, the fabric-creping speed being slower than the transfer surface speed, and the fabric-creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric, such that the nascent web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric to form a creped web. The creped web is dried. The jet/wire velocity delta and the fabric-creping step are controlled such that the dry machine direction to cross-machine direction (MD/CD) tensile ratio of the dried web is about at most 1.5.06-14-2012
20090056893CREPING AID COMPOSITION AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING PAPER PRODUCTS USING THAT SYSTEM - The present invention relates to a creping aid composition comprising a film-forming semi-crystalline polymer and a vehicle system comprising a cationic polymer resin, a water soluble anionic film forming polymer, and water, wherein the net Mutek charge of the vehicle system is less than about −200 μeq/g solid and the pH of the creping aid composition is greater than the pH of the vehicle system. The present invention also relates to methods of producing paper products comprising the steps of a) providing a fibrous structure having a first surface and a second surface; b) providing a drying surface; c) applying a creping aid composition whereby the creping aid composition contacts one of the drying surface or the fibrous structure, said creping aid composition comprising i) a film-forming semi-crystalline polymer and ii) a vehicle system comprising a cationic polymer resin, a water-soluble anionic film-forming polymer, and water, wherein the net Mutek charge of the vehicle system is less than about −200 μeq/g solid and the pH of the creping aid composition is greater than the pH of the vehicle system; d) applying the fibrous structure to the drying surface such that the fibrous structure, the creping aid composition and the drying surface are all in contact; e) removing the fibrous structure from the drying surface.03-05-2009
20090159223Fabric creped absorbent sheet with variable local basis weight - 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 densified regions of compressed papermaking fibers. The elongated densified regions have relatively low local basis weight and are generally oriented along the machine direction (MD) of the sheet and have an MD/CD aspect ratio of at least 1.5. The products are most preferably prepared by way of a compactive dewatering/wet crepe process.06-25-2009
20120145343Method Of Making A Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet includes forming a nascent web from a papermaking furnish, the nascent web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber, transferring the nascent web having the generally random distribution of papermaking fiber to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed, drying the web, to a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent, including compactively dewatering the web prior to or concurrently with transfer of the web to the transfer surface, fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric with a patterned creping surface, the fabric-creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric, the web being creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric.06-14-2012
20120145342Absorbent Sheet of Cellulosic Fibers - An absorbent sheet of cellulosic fibers includes a mixture of hardwood fibers and softwood fibers arranged in a reticulum having (i) a plurality of pileated fiber enriched regions of a relatively high local basis weight each extending a distance in the cross-machine direction (CD) of the sheet and interconnected by way of (ii) a plurality of lower local basis weight linking regions that each extend a distance in the machine direction (MD) of the sheet and whose fiber orientation is biased along the direction between pileated regions interconnected thereby. The relative basis weight, degree of pileation, hardwood to softwood ratio, fiber length distribution, fiber orientation, and geometry of the reticulum are controlled such that the sheet exhibits a percent CD stretch that is at least about 2.75 times the machine direction to cross-machine direction (MD/CD) dry tensile ratio of the sheet.06-14-2012
20120145340SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORMING CREASED OR UNCREASED RUFFLES ON A WEB - Systems and methods for forming creased or uncreased ruffles along one or more outside edges of a sheet entail integral formation or attachment of a ruffle strip. Integral formation entails selectively compacting unruffled areas of a web, stretching (e.g., embossing) ruffled areas, or compacting an entire web and subsequently stretching ruffled areas. Attachment methods entail forming a ruffle strip and gluing or stitching it to a web.06-14-2012
20120031576Use Of A Surface-Reacted Calcium Carbonate In Tissue Paper, Process To Prepare A Tissue Paper Product Of Improved Softness, And Resulting Improved Softness Tissue Paper Products - The present invention related to the use of a surface-reacted natural calcium carbonate as filler in tissue paper products, to a process to prepare tissue paper products, and to a tissue paper product featuring an improved softness, wherein said surface-reacted natural calcium carbonate is the reaction product of a natural calcium carbonate with an acid and carbon dioxide, which is formed in situ by the acid treatment and/or supplied externally.02-09-2012
20130186580HARDWOOD PULP FIBER-CONTAINING STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Hardwood pulp fiber-containing structures, more particularly to eucalyptus pulp fiber-containing fibrous structures that may exhibit improved fiber densification and/or improved softness compared to known hardwood pulp fiber-containing fibrous structures are provided.07-25-2013
20110155337Fabric Crepe And In Fabric Drying Process For Producing Absorbent Sheet - A method of making a cellulosic web includes: forming a nascent web from a papermaking furnish, the nascent web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber; b) transferring the web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber to a translating transfer surface moving at a first speed; drying the web to a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent including compactively dewatering the web prior to or concurrently with transfer to the transfer surface; fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric with a patterned creping surface, the fabric creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric wherein the fabric is traveling at a second speed slower than the speed of said transfer surface, the fabric pattern, nip parameters, velocity delta and web consistency being selected such that the web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric such that the web has a plurality of fiber-enriched regions arranged in a pattern corresponding to the patterned creping surface of the fabric, optionally drying the wet web while it is held in the creping fabric. Preferably, the formed web is characterized in that its void volume increases upon drawing.06-30-2011
20090242154Molded wet-pressed tissue - A soft, layered, single-ply wet-pressed tissue can be made with improved softness by providing one or both outer layers of the tissue with polysiloxane-treated pulp fibers. A particularly suitable wet-pressing process includes pressing a wet tissue web between a felt and a transfer belt to dewater the web, followed by transfer of the dewatered web to a texturizing fabric where the wet web is provided with a three-dimensional texture. Thereafter the texturized web is transferred to a Yankee dryer, dried and creped. The combination of the polysiloxane fibers and the texturizing step provides a particularly effective combination of surface feel, low stiffness and high bulk (caliper).10-01-2009
20120152475Method Of Making A Belt-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet - A method of making a belt-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet includes compactively dewatering a papermaking furnish to form a nascent web having an apparently random distribution of papermaking fiber, applying the nascent web having the apparently random fiber distribution to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed, belt-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a patterned creping belt, the belt-creping step occurring under pressure of at least 20 pounds per linear inch in a belt creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping belt. The belt is traveling at a belt speed that is slower than the speed of the transfer surface. The web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping belt.06-21-2012
20120152474Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet Having A Patterned Distribution Of Fibers - A fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet having a patterned distribution of fibers includes a plurality of fiber-enriched pileated regions having a fiber orientation bias in a direction transverse to the machine direction (MD), and a plurality of linking regions having a fiber orientation bias offset from the fiber orientation bias of the plurality of fiber-enriched regions. The plurality of fiber-enriched pileated regions are interconnected by the plurality of linking regions.06-21-2012
20120160435Method Of Making A Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet With Improved Dispensing Characteristics - A method of making a fabric-creped absorbent cellulosic sheet with improved dispensing characteristics. The method includes compactively dewatering a papermaking furnish to form a nascent web, applying the nascent web to a translating transfer surface, fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a patterned creping fabric, the fabric-creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric, wherein the fabric is traveling at a fabric speed that is slower than the speed of the transfer surface, the web being creped from the transfer surface and transferred to the creping fabric, adhering the web to a drying cylinder with a resinous adhesive coating composition, drying the web on the drying cylinder to form a dried web, and peeling the dried web from the drying cylinder.06-28-2012
20120247697Polyamine Polyamidoamine Epihaloohydrin Compositions and Processes for Preparing and Using the Same - Compositions of and processes for preparing a polyamine-polyamidoamine-epihalohydrin resin generally include reacting a first polyamine, a polyamidoamine, and an epihalohydrin to form the polyamine-polyamidoamine-epihalohydrin (PPAE) resin, wherein the polyamidoamine is prepared by reacting a polycarboxylic acid or a polycarboxylic acid derivative with a second polyamine to form the polyamidoamine, wherein a molar ratio of the polyamine to the polycarboxylic acid is 1.05 to 2.0. The PPAE resin can be used in an adhesive formulation for use in creping applications for forming paper products such as tissue products.10-04-2012
20120160434High Solids Fabric Crepe Process For Producing Absorbent Sheet With In-Fabric Drying - A method of making a cellulosic web having an elevated absorbency includes forming a nascent web having a random distribution of fiber orientation from a papermaking furnish, non-compactively drying the nascent web to a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent, thereafter, transferring the nascent web to a translating transfer surface that is moving at a transfer surface speed, and fabric-creping the nascent web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric, the fabric-creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric, such that the nascent web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric to form a creped wet web. The creped wet web is dried while the web is held in the creping fabric.06-28-2012
20120247698Absorbent Fabric-Creped Cellulosic Web For Tissue And Towel Products - An absorbent fabric-creped cellulosic web includes a plurality of fiber-enriched regions of a relatively high local basis weight, interconnected by way of a plurality of lower local basis weight linking regions. The fiber-enriched regions comprise a plurality of microfolds with fold lines extending transverse to the machine direction (MD).10-04-2012
20110180223TISSUE PAPERMAKING MACHINE AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A TISSUE PAPER WEB - A tissue papermaking machine is described, comprising a wet section (07-28-2011
20120211187Method Of Making A Cellulosic Absorbent Sheet - A method of making a cellulosic absorbent sheet. A cellulosic web is prepared from an aqueous papermaking furnish. The web is fabric-creped. The fabric-creping step forms a creped web with a drawable reticulum having a plurality of interconnected regions of different local basis weights including at least: (i) a plurality of fiber-enriched regions of a relatively high local basis weight, interconnected by way of (ii) a plurality of lower local basis weight linking regions. The drawable reticulum includes a cohesive fiber matrix capable of increasing in void volume upon drawing. The creped web is dried, while substantially preserving the drawable reticulum, to form a dried web, and the dried web is drawn. The drawing step increases the bulk of the dried web.08-23-2012
20120211186Method Of Making A Cellulosic Absorbent Sheet - A method of making a cellulosic absorbent sheet. A cellulosic web is prepared from an aqueous papermaking furnish. The web is fabric-creped. The fabric-creping step forms a creped web with a drawable reticulum having a plurality of interconnected regions of different local basis weights including at least: (i) a plurality of fiber-enriched regions of a relatively high local basis weight, interconnected by way of (ii) a plurality of lower local basis weight linking regions. The drawable reticulum includes a cohesive fiber matrix capable of increasing in void volume upon drawing. The creped web is dried, while substantially preserving the drawable reticulum, to form a dried web, and the dried web is drawn. The drawing step increases the void volume of the dried web.08-23-2012
20120255694Soft Creped Tissue Having Slow Wet Out Time - The present disclosure relates generally to a tissue product having a creping composition disposed onto at least one surface thereof to increase the softness of the article, while retaining or improving manufacturing efficiency. The tissue products also have a sizing agent that increases the Wet Out time, without negatively impacting softness or machine runability. Preferably the creping composition comprises a cationic component and a film forming component, both of which are preferably water soluble. The cationic component carries a cationic charge that is capable of forming ionic bonds with the negatively charged fibers of the tissue web, thus providing a retention mechanism by which the creping composition is retained on the sheet. The overall retention of the creping composition on the sheet reduces the concentration of the composition in the machine process water, improving machine operability and runability.10-11-2012
20120255693Soft Creped Tissue - The present disclosure relates generally to a tissue product having a creping composition disposed onto at least one surface thereof to increase the softness of the article, while retaining or improving manufacturing efficiency. Preferably the creping composition comprises a first component that is cationic and a second component that is capable of forming a film. Preferably both the first and second components are water soluble. The first component carries a cationic charge that is capable of forming ionic bonds with the negatively charged fibers of the tissue web, thus providing a retention mechanism by which the creping composition is retained. The overall retention of the creping composition reduces the concentration of the composition in the machine process water, improving machine operability and runability.10-11-2012
20110220308ACIDIFIED POLYAMIDOAMINE ADHESIVES, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE, AND USE FOR CREPING AND PLAY BOND APPLICATIONS - A paper adhesive composition includes a cationic non-crosslinked acidified solution of a polyamidoamine with the repeating units09-15-2011
20130228299METHOD FOR PRODUCING CREPE PAPER THAT IS SMOOTH ON ONE SIDE - A method for continuously producing crepe paper, comprising the steps of producing a paper web from a material suspension, mechanically dewatering the paper web in a press section, generating a crepe structure in the sheet structure of the paper web, and thermally drying the paper web. The paper web is applied to a glazing cylinder by means of a bulk-preserving pressing system in order to dry and generate a smooth surface on the paper web. The crepe paper is smooth on one side and can be used for a variety of further application areas.09-05-2013
20110265965Absorbent Sheet Having Regenerated Cellulose Microfiber Network - An absorbent paper sheet for tissue or towel includes from about 99 percent to about 70 percent by weight of cellulosic papermaking fiber and from about 1 percent to about 30 percent by weight fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber which was regenerated form a cellulosic dope utilizing a tertiary amine N-oxide solvent or an ionic liquid. Fibrillation of the microfiber is controlled such that it has a reduced coarseness and a reduced freeness as compared with unfibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber from which it is made and provides at least one of the following attributes to the absorbent sheet: (a) the absorbent sheet exhibits an elevated SAT value and an elevated wet tensile value as compared with a like sheet prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber; (b) the absorbent sheet exhibits an elevated wet/dry CD tensile ratio as compared with a like sheet prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber; (c) the absorbent sheet exhibits a lower GM Break Modulus than a like sheet having like tensile values prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber; or (d) the absorbent sheet exhibits an elevated bulk as compared with a like sheet having like tensile values prepared without fibrillated regenerated cellulose microfiber. In some embodiments, the pulp is pre-treated with debonder to enhance the wet/dry CD tensile ratio of the sheet.11-03-2011
20100032112DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CREPING OF PAPER - A creping doctor device for the scraping off and creping of a running paper web from a rotating cylinder, comprising a holder device arranged to be able to support a continuous, or divided, longitudinally moveable doctor blade, which doctor blade is arranged to have a length that exceeds at least twice the length of said cylinder and is provided with a scraping surface and a contact line and/or contact surface, which contact line and/or contact surface is intended to bear against the jacket surface of said rotating cylinder at a certain linear load, said doctor blade comprising a supporting part and a wear part that is moveable in relation to the supporting part.02-11-2010
20130186581Fabric-Creped Absorbent Cellulosic Sheet Having A Variable Local Basis Weight - An absorbent cellulosic sheet includes (i) a plurality of fiber-enriched pileated regions having fibers that are oriented in a direction transverse to a machine direction (MD) of the sheet, and (ii) a plurality of linking regions that link the fiber-enriched regions together. The linking regions have fibers that have an orientation that is offset from the orientation of the fibers in the plurality of fiber-enriched pileated regions.07-25-2013
20100258258USE OF A SURFACE-REACTED CALCIUM CARBONATE IN TISSUE PAPER, PROCESS TO PREPARE A TISSUE PAPER PRODUCT OF IMPROVED SOFTNESS, AND RESULTING IMPROVED SOFTNESS TISSUE PAPER PRODUCTS - The present invention relates to the use of a surface-reacted natural calcium carbonate as filler in tissue paper products, to a process to prepare tissue paper products, and to a tissue paper product featuring an improved softness, wherein said surface-reacted natural calcium carbonate is the reaction product of a natural calcium carbonate with an acid and carbon dioxide, which is formed in situ by the acid treatment and/or supplied externally.10-14-2010
20100155004Water-Soluble Creping Materials - Fibrous articles are disclosed containing an additive composition. The additive composition, for instance, may include a water-soluble film forming component and water-soluble modifying components that is deposited at least at the surface of a fibrous web. In some aspects, the additive composition includes polymers that demonstrate a certain LCST and melting temperature. In another aspect, the additive composition is applied to the fibrous web during the heated drying phase, such as with a Yankee dryer. The fibrous web with additive composition is then creped. The additive composition may improve the perceived softness of the web without substantially affecting the absorbency of the web in an adverse manner.06-24-2010
20100147473ENHANCED MULTI-PLY TISSUE PRODUCTS - Tissues are provided as multi-ply tissue products having greater tactile sensation and resiliency in hand. Improved tissues may have a thickened and reduced density middle layer. The tissues may serve as applicators for chemical agents to be released during use of the tissue. A tissue having an improved tactile impression to the consumer, with enhanced resilience and high external bulk is disclosed. In one embodiment, a multi-ply structure having at least three plies is desirable. A middle or intermediate ply is comprised an increased thickness and a greater bulk is employed. In general, the exterior plies of the tissue are smooth and desirable to the consumer.06-17-2010
20100126682Absorbent sheet - A method of making a cellulosic web includes: forming a nascent web from a papermaking furnish, the nascent web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber; b) transferring the web having a generally random distribution of papermaking fiber to a translating transfer surface moving at a first speed; drying the web to a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent including compactively dewatering the web prior to or concurrently with transfer to the transfer surface; fabric-creping the web from the transfer surface at a consistency of from about 30 to about 60 percent utilizing a creping fabric with a patterned creping surface, the fabric creping step occurring under pressure in a fabric creping nip defined between the transfer surface and the creping fabric wherein the fabric is traveling at a second speed slower than the speed of said transfer surface, the fabric pattern, nip parameters, velocity delta and web consistency being selected such that the web is creped from the transfer surface and redistributed on the creping fabric such that the web has a plurality of fiber-enriched regions arranged in a pattern corresponding to the patterned creping surface of the fabric, optionally drying the wet web while it is held in the creping fabric. Preferably, the formed web is characterized in that its void volume increases upon drawing.05-27-2010
20130269893STACK OF A PLURALITY OF CELLULOSE-CONTAINING ABSORBENT TOWELS AND A PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING THE STACK - A stack of a plurality of cellulose-containing absorbent towels for a dispenser is provided. The towels are separable upon dispensing. The stack is compressed to a predetermined density dependent on material choice.10-17-2013
20130269892HIGH BULK ROLLED TISSUE PRODUCTS - Spirally wound paper products are disclosed having desirable roll bulk, firmness and softness properties. The rolled products can be made from a multiple ply tissue webs formed according to various processes. Tissue webs having basis weights greater than about 40 grams per square meter were wound into rolls having a Kershaw roll firmness of less than about 9 mm and a roll bulk of greater than about 15 cc/g. Similarly, tissue webs having basis weights less than about 40 grams per square meter were wound into rolls having a Kershaw roll firmness of less than about 9 mm and a roll bulk of greater than about 18 cc/g.10-17-2013
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20100043989Environmentally Sustainable Multiple Ply Paper Product - The present disclosure is generally directed to a multiple ply paper product which includes a first ply comprising virgin fiber, pre-consumer recycled fiber, or mixtures thereof and a second ply comprising at least about 30% by weight post-consumer recycled fiber, wherein the average pore size distribution of the first ply is greater than the average pore size distribution of the second ply.02-25-2010
20090188636Soft tissue paper having a polyhydroxy compound applied onto a surface thereof - A tissue paper product having at least one ply, wherein only one outer surface of said tissue paper product has a polyhydroxy compound applied thereto by slot extrusion, said polyhydroxy compound providing said tissue paper product with a Wet Burst greater than about 90 g, a Dynamic Coefficient of Friction less than about 0.9, and a Bending Flexibility less than about 0.1 gf cm07-30-2009
20090188637SOFT TISSUE PAPER HAVING A POLYHYDROXY COMPOUND AND LOTION APPLIED ONTO A SURFACE THEREOF - The present invention provides a paper product having at least one ply, wherein only one outer surface of said tissue paper has a polyhydroxy compound and a lotion applied thereto.07-30-2009
20080264589Fabric-Crepe Process With Prolonged Production Cycle and Improved Drying - A method of manufacturing absorbent sheet is directed to a wet-press/fabric-crepe process wherein add-on of adhesive to the Yankee surface is at relatively low levels, yet sheet transfer is maintained and production increased. Materials are selected and process parameters are controlled such that a paper machine can be operated for at least 4 hours before the Yankee coating needs to be stripped. Preferably, average increase in Yankee hood temperature is less than 1° F./minute during a production interval.10-30-2008
20090084512Process to produce substrate resistant to alkaline starch - A process for producing a substrate having a surface that is resistant to adhesion of alkaline starch wherein a coating composition comprising a fluorosilicone and a solvent is applied to the surface of the substrate. The process is particularly applicable with substrates which are components of paper machines, such as paper corrugators. There is further provided an improved process for producing a corrugated paper wherein a coating composition comprising a fluorosilicone and a solvent is applied to the surface components of a paper corrugator.04-02-2009
20090065160Methods of Making Two-Sided Cloth Like Webs - The present invention is generally directed to paper products having great softness and strength and methods of making the paper products. The paper products are formed from one or more paper webs that can be made according to various methods. In one embodiment, the paper web is an uncreped through-air dried web. According to the present invention, at least one side of the paper web is treated with a bonding material according to a preselected pattern and creped from a creping surface. Through the process, a two-sided tissue web is formed having a smooth side and a textured side.03-12-2009
20090133846CREPING ADHESIVES COMPRISING BLENDS OF HIGH AND LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT RESINS - A composition comprising one or more high molecular weight resins and one or more low molecular weight resins in a ratio of about 1:99 to about 99:1 based on polymer actives, wherein said high molecular weight resins are selected from the group consisting of glyoxylated polyacrylamide, crosslinked polyaminoamide and polyaminoamide-epihalohydrin resins having a molecular weight of about 100,000 to about 5,000,000 Dalton and the low molecular weight resins are selected from the group consisting of glyoxylated polyacrylamide, crosslinked polyaminoamide and polyaminoamide-epihalohydrin resins having a molecular weight of less than about 100,000 Dalton and wherein the mole ratio of epihalohydrin to secondary nitrogen atoms in the high and low molecular weight polyaminoamide-epihalohydrin resins is less than about 0.5. and use of the composition for creping paper webs.05-28-2009
20120125552Creped Tissue Sheets Treated With An Additive Composition According To A Pattern - Tissue sheets are disclosed containing an additive composition. The additive composition is applied to the tissue sheet during a creping process in a controlled manner such that the additive composition forms deposits on the sheet separated by untreated areas. In one embodiment, the additive composition is applied to a creping surface. A wet tissue sheet is then transferred to the creping surface by a topographical surface containing elevations. The elevations press the tissue sheet against the creping surface. When creped from the surface, the additive compositions transfers to the tissue sheet according to where the elevations were located on the topographical surface.05-24-2012
20110303374SOFT TISSUE PAPER HAVING A POLYHYDROXY COMPOUND AND LOTION APPLIED ONTO A SURFACE THEREOF - The present disclosure provides a paper product having at least two plies. Only one outer surface of the tissue paper product has a lotion and a polyhydroxy compound having a molecular weight ranging from about 150 to about 4,000 and selected from the group consisting of glycerols, polyglycerols, polyethylene glycols (PEGs), polyoxyethylenes, polyoxypropylenes, and combinations thereof applied thereto by slot extrusion. The polyhydroxy compound provides the tissue paper product with a Wet Burst greater than about 90 g, a Dynamic Coefficient of Friction less than about 0.9, and a Bending Flexibility less than about 0.042 gf cm12-15-2011
20100236735Creped Tissue Sheets Treated With An Additive Composition According to A Pattern - Tissue sheets are disclosed containing an additive composition. The additive composition is applied to the tissue sheet during a creping process in a controlled manner such that the additive composition forms deposits on the sheet separated by untreated areas. In one embodiment, the additive composition is applied to a creping surface. A wet tissue sheet is then transferred to the creping surface by a topographical surface containing elevations. The elevations press the tissue sheet against the creping surface. When creped from the surface, the additive compositions transfers to the tissue sheet according to where the elevations were located on the topographical surface.09-23-2010
20080236772Fabric Crepe process for making absorbent sheet - A process for making absorbent cellulosic paper products such as sheet for towel, tissue and the like, includes compactively dewatering a nascent web followed by wet belt creping the web at an intermediate consistency of anywhere from about 30 to about 60 percent under conditions operative to redistribute the fiber on the belt, which is preferably a fabric. In preferred embodiments, the web is thereafter adhesively applied to a Yankee dryer using a creping adhesive operative to enable high speed transfer of the web of intermediate consistency such as a poly(vinyl alcohol)/polyamide adhesive. An absorbent sheet so prepared from a papermaking furnish exhibits an absorbency of at least about 5 g/g, a CD stretch of at least about 4 percent, and an MD/CD tensile ratio of less than about 1.1, and also exhibits a maximum CD modulus at a CD strain of less than 1 percent and sustains a CD modulus of at least 50 percent of its maximum CD modulus to a CD strain of at least about 4 percent. Products of the invention may also exhibit an MD modulus at break 1.5 to 2 times their initial MD modulus.10-02-2008
20080216977WIPING PRODUCTS WITH CONTROLLED LINT PROPERTIES - Wiping products, such as tissue products, are disclosed containing an additive composition. The additive composition, for instance, comprises an aqueous dispersion containing an alpha-olefin polymer, an ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer, or mixtures thereof. The alpha-olefin polymer may comprise an interpolymer of ethylene and octene, while the ethylene-carboxylic acid copolymer may comprise ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer. The additive composition may also contain a dispersing agent, such as a fatty acid. The additive composition may be incorporated into the base web by being combined with the fibers that are used to form the web. Alternatively, the additive composition may be topically applied to the web after the web has been formed. The additive composition can improve various properties of the wiping product. For instance, in one embodiment, the additive composition can reduce lint and increase softness.09-11-2008
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20120103544METHOD FOR PRODUCING A WEB OF TISSUE - Method for producing a tissue web which includes moving the tissue web over at least one drying cylinder, removing the tissue web from the at least one drying cylinder with a creping doctor, supporting one side of the tissue web with a transfer device at least largely over an entire distance between the creping doctor and a winding device, wherein the tissue web has a free web draw between the creping doctor and the winding device, and winding the tissue web with a winding device.05-03-2012
20100243186DISPOSABLE WIPERS AND TOWELS CONTAINING 40% OR MORE POST-CONSUMER WASTE - A high utility (strong in both dry and wet states, highly absorbent, abrasion resistant, thick, and soft) disposable wiper or towel that contains 40% or more cellulose fibers from post-consumer waste and/or in excess of 50% pre and/or post consumer waste. The base sheet is produced in a wet-pressed, creped process and is post-treated using a DRC process. The final wiper or towel is a double re-creped, non-woven sheet having a first side and a second side. The non-woven sheet includes about 85% to about 90% by weight of-cellulose fibers. The cellulose fibers include about 40% to about 80% of cellulose fibers from post-consumer waste. The non-woven sheet includes at least about 10% to about 15% by weight of binder. The wiper meets EPA guidelines related to the level of PCW in wipers.09-30-2010
20120199297Method of manufacturing disposable wipers and towels containing 40% or more post-consumer waste - A method of making a disposable wiper or towel. A slurry is created by blending virgin cellulose fibers with cellulose fibers from post-consumer waste to create a mixture of cellulose fibers that contains about 40 to about 80 percent cellulose fibers from post-consumer waste. A contaminant deactivator and debonder are added to the slurry. The slurry is formed into a wet web. The wet web is pressed and adhered a Yankee dryer. The partially dried sheet is creped and dried. The sheet is wound to form a base sheet roll. The base sheet is fed to a first printer. A binder is applied to a first side of the base sheet with the first printer and then pressed into the base sheet. The base sheet is recreped and dried.08-09-2012
20110253329FIBROUS STRUCTURES - Fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 360 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and optionally, a Total Dry Tensile of less than 2450 g/76.2 mm and/or a Machine Direction (MD) Dry Tensile of less than 1520 g/76.2 mm and/or a Geometric Mean (GM) Total Dry Tensile of less than 1180 g/76.2 mm as measured according to the Tensile Strength Test Method are provided.10-20-2011
20130153164Multi-Ply Wiper/Towel Product With Cellulosic Microfibers - A multi-ply wiper/towel product includes at least one wet laid web having at least 10% fibrillated cellulosic microfiber, and at least about 40% wood pulp derived papermaking fibers. The at least one wet laid web has formed therein (i) a plurality of fiber-enriched hollow domed regions on the upper side of the at least one wet laid web having a relatively high local basis weight, (ii) connecting regions having a relatively lower local basis weight forming a network interconnecting the relatively high local basis weight domed regions of the one wet laid web, and (iii) transition areas with upwardly and inwardly inflected consolidated fibrous regions transitioning from the connecting regions into the domed regions.06-20-2013
20100314059METHOD OF MAKING A PAPER WEB HAVING A HIGH INTERNAL VOID VOLUME OF SECONDARY FIBERS - The present invention is a method of making a near-premium quality paper product having good strength and absorbency characteristics and a product made by that method. The invention is also a method for retaining a high ash content within a paper web formed by conventional wet pressing. The present invention is also a method for retaining a high percentage of softening agent within a paper web that includes such an agent. Further, the present invention is a soft absorbent paper product having a high void volume. Finally, the invention is also a method for producing a soft, absorbent, and near premium paper product having a high void volume using an undulatory crepe blade having a multiplicity of serrulations in its rake surface which presents differentiated creping angles and/or rake angles as to the paper being creped.12-16-2010

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