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...
Cotton – Ancient and Modern Fiber

Cotton – Ancient and Modern Fiber

Many Uses in Mattresses As Old as History Cotton rivals linen as one of the oldest major textile plant fibers. According the Fair Trade Foundation, “Cotton is the world’s oldest commercial crop…” Cotton textiles were produced for trade thousands of years before the...