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 ...
The Best Applications for Die-Cut Foam20220215162709

The Best Applications for Die-Cut Foam

Amcon FoamFebruary 15, 20220 comments
There are many fabrication techniques for foam fabricators to use to custom cut, shape, mold, laminate, and customize various types of foam for a vari...
High Density Polyurethane Foam and Its Uses20220123143521

High Density Polyurethane Foam and Its Uses

Amcon FoamJanuary 23, 20220 comments
High density polyurethane foams are a special material used in products across multiple industries, most commonly in furniture manufacturing. While th...
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...
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