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....
Bamboo – The Woody Grass

Bamboo – The Woody Grass

The Plant Bamboo – the tallest grasses in the world, some grow to almost 100 feet tall. They are the only grasses found in tree identification books. Bamboo is woody, and is used to build houses, ladders, garden stakes, baskets, hats, ship’s sails, and many...
Rayon (Viscose)

Rayon (Viscose)

Pure Cellulose Fiber What Is Rayon? Rayon is one of the first man-made fibers, but it is not synthetic. Why? It is made by refining and purifying a natural material, cellulose extracted from woody plants (those with long cellulose fibers). The usual short definition...

Vytex NRL

Enough people are allergic to one or more of the proteins in natural rubber latex (NRL) that certain business segments avoid using latex products so as to not expose employees with latex allergies. For example, in many industries (such as health care and food service)...
The Sheared Comfort of Wool

The Sheared Comfort of Wool

Ancient and Modern Textile Fiber Along with linen and cotton, wool is one of the oldest textile fibers in the world, and the oldest animal textile fiber. Along with this, sheep, the major producers of wool, join goats and cattle as animals with the longest history of...
Varieties of Memory Foam

Varieties of Memory Foam

Participate in our survey. Not all Memory Foam Is the Same When a Swedish foam manufacturer, Fagerdala, introduced mattresses made with its Tempur Material to consumers over 25 years ago, it was the only memory foam on the market. Now when you shop for memory foam...