Felted Foam. What is it and what are its uses?20211231221338

Felted Foam. What is it and what are its uses?

Amcon FoamDecember 31, 20210 comments
Felted foam is a widely used material that goes through a specific fabrication process to change its shape and density by volume. It also gives the fo...
The Difference Between Indent Deflection and Compression Set in Foam20211120220336

The Difference Between Indent Deflection and Compression Set in Foam

Amcon FoamNovember 20, 20210 comments
When it comes to selecting a foam material, there are many testing results and technical specifications to consider. Some involve compressing a foam t...
Understanding Cushioning Curves in Foam20211113203911

Understanding Cushioning Curves in Foam

Amcon FoamNovember 13, 20210 comments
Cushioning curve is one of the most important metrics to consider in foam selection, particularly for packaging and cushioning applications. What is c...
What’s the Difference Between Tensile Strength and Tear Strength?20211027221426

What’s the Difference Between Tensile Strength and Tear Strength?

Amcon FoamOctober 27, 20210 comments
Two very important foam capabilities that can determine a piece of foam’s usefulness in a given application are tensile strength and tear strength. Th...
The Difference Between Foam Density, Weight, and Firmness20211017220800

The Difference Between Foam Density, Weight, and Firmness

Amcon FoamOctober 17, 20210 comments
Three important considerations when selecting a foam material for an application are its density, weight, and firmness. These are often grouped togeth...
Foam Packaging Mistakes that Increase Costs and Damage Products20210918195158

Foam Packaging Mistakes that Increase Costs and Damage Products

Amcon FoamSeptember 18, 20210 comments
The right foam packaging will do two things for your shipping operations: decrease costs and better protect your products. When products are properly ...
What Makes Foam a Good Fenestration Material?20210908192644

What Makes Foam a Good Fenestration Material?

Amcon FoamSeptember 8, 20210 comments
Fenestration in a home or building is vital to the comfort of the inhabitants, which is why the best windows and doors use urethane foam as seals, jam...
The Difference Between Polyethylene and Polyurethane Foam20210825213506

The Difference Between Polyethylene and Polyurethane Foam

Amcon FoamAugust 25, 20210 comments
What’s the difference between polyurethane and polyethylene foam? While the names may appear similar, and they are both classifications of foam, the t...