Spandex – A Long Stretch to Cover

Spandex – A Long Stretch to Cover

Cover image taken from “Spandex“, an article by the American Chemical Society Spandex is the generic name for Lycra. It is by far the stretchiest fiber used in fabrics, especially in clothing. It is found not only in clothing. Read the descriptions of...
Polyester

Polyester

The PET fiber for mattresses and pillows What is Polyester? Polyester is a polymer of esters. There are many kinds of polyesters, some of them naturally occurring, such as in some seed coatings. A polyester can be thermosetting (hardening with heat) or thermoplastic...
Shredded Memory Foam

Shredded Memory Foam

New Shape for a Popular Material About Memory Foam Memory foam was introduced to the bedding market in 1991. Known for its conformity and pressure relief, it is a popular mattress material, and is found in most popular mattresses, especially bed-in-a-box models....

Pillow Cover Fabrics on Amazon

Pillow Cover Fabrics Survey of pillows on Amazon (8/17/2017)   Pillow Cover 1 Snuggle-Pedic Ultra-Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Bamboo viscose (rayon) 2 My Pillow (3.5/5 stars) fabric not specified 3 Coop HG Premium Bamboo derived rayon 4 Smart Home 50-50...
Filling Materials in Pillows

Filling Materials in Pillows

Part 1 of Pillow Materials The material in pillows includes both the cover/ticking and the filling. This article covers the fillings. Materials That Fill Pillows There is great variety of mattress fillings. The first pillows, like the first mattresses, had just about...
Flexible Polyurethane Foam

Flexible Polyurethane Foam

The Default Material for Foam Mattresses The most common material found in foam mattresses is flexible polyurethane foam (FPF). What Is Flexible Polyurethane Foam? Flexible polyurethane foam is foam that is flexible (bendable and compressible) made of polyurethane....