The Differences Between Die Cutting and Kiss Cutting in Foam Fabrication20230504171004
The Differences Between Die Cutting and Kiss Cutting in Foam Fabrication
Amcon FoamMay 4, 20230 comments
Die cutting is one of the quintessential foam fabrication capabilities. You have a piece of foam, and you need it cut down to a particular size or sha...
Is Closed Cell Foam Right for Your Application?20230323201651
Is Closed Cell Foam Right for Your Application?
Amcon FoamMarch 23, 20230 comments
Foam materials are vastly diverse in their qualities and uses, which are often determined by their cellular structure. Some foams have cells that are ...
The Capabilities of CNC Foam Cutting and Fabrication20230303201120
The Capabilities of CNC Foam Cutting and Fabrication
Amcon FoamMarch 3, 20230 comments
Foam fabricators use many tools and techniques to cut, shape, and fabricate pieces of foam so that they can be used in custom applications. This allow...
How a Foam’s Cell Structure Changes its Capabilities20230130195815
How a Foam’s Cell Structure Changes its Capabilities
Amcon FoamJanuary 30, 20230 comments
When it comes to foam and thermoplastics, it’s all about the cell structure. Even the smallest changes to a foam’s cells can drastically alter its cap...
The Difference Between K-values, R-values, and U-Values in Foam20230103195359
The Difference Between K-values, R-values, and U-Values in Foam
Amcon FoamJanuary 3, 20230 comments
There’s no shortage of specifications when it comes to foam, and many terms aren’t always clear in what they measure. Two common terms that deal with ...
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...
Understanding Thermal Conductivity and Resistance in Foam20221130154502
Understanding Thermal Conductivity and Resistance in Foam
Amcon FoamNovember 30, 20220 comments
Foam is often used in applications that require temperature control and insulation because of their level of thermal conductivity and resistance. Whil...
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...