Patents Assigned to Chicopee, Inc.
  • Patent number: 5910225
    Abstract: A nonwoven porous fabric is laminated to a thermoplastic film, with the film being capable of rendered microporous upon permanent elongation. The film and fabric laminate is then heated and elongated, causing the fabric and film to become thinner and to cause the film layer to become microporous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 8, 1999
    Assignee: Chicopee, Inc.
    Inventors: Larry H. McAmish, Richard L. Ferencz, Gregg T. Wilkinson
  • Patent number: 5769807
    Abstract: A surgical dressing consisting of a film which carries an adhesive layer wherein the film has a hydration rate of at least 0.1 g/in.sup.2 /min.; becomes saturated when in contact with water in 3 minutes or less and absorbs at least its own weight of water. The film comprises a polyethylene oxide and a polymer or polymers selected from an ether based polyurethane and a polyether block amide. The dressing finds special use as a IV catheter site cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 23, 1998
    Assignee: Chicopee, Inc.
    Inventors: Teresa Haddock, Arthur S. Hill, Shmuel Dabi
  • Patent number: 5476459
    Abstract: A disposable urinary and fecal waste containment product comprising a separate front urinary pad and a separate rear fecal pad detachably joined together is disclosed. Each of the front and rear pads comprise a liquid impermeable backing, an absorbent core and a liquid permeable facing. The rear fecal pad is preferably substantially square or rectangular and has elastic means along its lateral sides and top (waistband) edge to cause it to be gathered and to assume a bowl-like configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 1992
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1995
    Assignee: Chicopee, Inc.
    Inventor: Ching-Yun M. Yang