Ester, Ether, and the Different Varieties of Polyurethane Foam20220831163911

Ester, Ether, and the Different Varieties of Polyurethane Foam

Amcon FoamAugust 31, 20220 comments
Polyurethane foam is a widely used material because of its versatility and its ability to be customized. No matter the application, there is likely a ...
What Are Low Density Foams and When Should They Be Used?20220813162901

What Are Low Density Foams and When Should They Be Used?

Amcon FoamAugust 13, 20220 comments
Low density foams are categorized by their weight per unit volume (measured in pounds per cubic foot, or PCF). Many foam manufacturers will list their...
The Advantages of High Resiliency Foams20220724213549

The Advantages of High Resiliency Foams

Amcon FoamJuly 24, 20220 comments
High resiliency (HR) foams are used across multiple applications in many industries, most commonly in foam cushioning applications like mattresses, fu...
Why Foam Porosity Matters20220617201601

Why Foam Porosity Matters

Amcon FoamJune 17, 20220 comments
Identifying the porosity of a piece of foam is critical to determining whether it can be used in a particular application. Foams that are considered p...
What Qualities Should Medical Grade Foams Have?20220510200304

What Qualities Should Medical Grade Foams Have?

Amcon FoamMay 10, 20220 comments
Like all products used in the healthcare industry, the foam you use must meet a high level of quality, cleanliness, and many other standards. Foams th...
What is Viscoelasticity in Foam?20220428213129

What is Viscoelasticity in Foam?

Amcon FoamApril 28, 20220 comments
Viscoelasticity is a common term that is often used to refer to certain pieces of foam. It’s a term that carries a lot of weight when choosing a...
The Big Difference Between Fire Resistant and Flame Retardant Foam20220404212550

The Big Difference Between Fire Resistant and Flame Retardant Foam

Amcon FoamApril 4, 20220 comments
Foam is often used in applications where heat (and often flames) is involved. Many foam materials serve as good insulators, protect from flames and he...
What is Off-Gassing in Foam? How Does it Affect Foam Selection?20220224163101

What is Off-Gassing in Foam? How Does it Affect Foam Selection?

Amcon FoamFebruary 24, 20220 comments
It’s not uncommon for some foam types to off-gas. Most of the time this is recognizable by a distinct smell that accompanies them, especially if they ...
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