US 9,809,931 B2
Dispersible hydroentangled basesheet with triggerable binder
Kenneth John Zwick, Neenah, WI (US); Nathan John Vogel, Neenah, WI (US); WanDuk Lee, Appleton, WI (US); Joseph Kenneth Baker, Cumming, GA (US); and Colin Ackroyd, Horsham (GB)
Assigned to KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC., Neenah, WI (US)
Filed by Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI (US)
Filed on Aug. 19, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/241,324.
Application 15/241,324 is a division of application No. 15/075,638, filed on Mar. 21, 2016, granted, now 9,453,304.
Application 15/075,638 is a division of application No. 14/643,545, filed on Mar. 10, 2015, granted, now 9,320,395, issued on Apr. 26, 2016.
Application 14/643,545 is a division of application No. 14/169,859, filed on Jan. 31, 2014, granted, now 9,005,395, issued on Apr. 14, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0355979 A1, Dec. 8, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. D21H 21/20 (2006.01); D21H 17/45 (2006.01); D04H 1/49 (2012.01); D04H 1/587 (2012.01); B08B 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC D21H 21/20 (2013.01) [B08B 1/006 (2013.01); D04H 1/49 (2013.01); D04H 1/587 (2013.01); D21H 17/45 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
 
1. A dispersible moist wipe comprising hydroentangled fibers and from about 0.5 grams per square meter (gsm) to about 5 gsm of an ion-triggerable binder composition, the wipe having a geometric mean tensile (GMT) wet strength of at least about 300 grams per inch (g/in), a GMT soak wet strength of less than about 180 g/in, and a CD stretch percent greater than about 40%.