What Makes Cross-Linked Foams Like Polyethylene Different?20221226172306

What Makes Cross-Linked Foams Like Polyethylene Different?

Amcon FoamDecember 26, 20220 comments
When searching for the ideal foam materials for your application, you’ll often encounter the term “cross-linked.” What is a cross-link? It’s a type of...
The Essential Qualities of Waterproof Foams20221026171257

The Essential Qualities of Waterproof Foams

Amcon FoamOctober 26, 20220 comments
Waterproof foams are often used in marine applications, industrial applications that involve heavy exposure to water, moisture, and chemicals, and man...
What Are Low Permeability Foams?20221016170914

What Are Low Permeability Foams?

Amcon FoamOctober 16, 20220 comments
Some applications call for the blocking of liquids and gases, particularly applications that need foam for gasketing, which is why the best types of f...
Polyethylene Foam: Uses, Types, and Essential Properties20220926170033

Polyethylene Foam: Uses, Types, and Essential Properties

Amcon FoamSeptember 26, 20220 comments
Polyethylene foam is a versatile foam that is known for its durability, light weight, and resiliency. It’s these properties that make the foam ideal f...
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...
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