The Various Kinds of Mattress Foam

When it comes to foam, not every kind is created equal. This makes sense, of course. You wouldn’t want the same consistency of foam in your mattress as you’d want from seat backs. You wouldn’t need the same kind of durability in your loveseat’s foam as you’d demand from the kind you use for your boat’s furniture. When it comes to mattress foam, there is no shortage to choose from. Keep reading to learn more.

All mattresses essentially serve the same purpose, which is to support your total body weight when lying down. Much of this job is shouldered by the kind of foam inside your mattress. The type of mattress in question will determine the kind of foam you use them.

For example, sometimes your mattress will be only foam, like in the case of a latex mattress. Other times, you simply need a comfortable latex topper to run across it. Convoluted toppers, which resemble egg crates, can also be used to augment any surface you plan on sleeping on.

Even your most conventional mattresses make use of foam though. Without it, those cold, hard springs would dig into your body. Other bed foams include memory mattresses, which “remember” your body’s shape after you’re done lying on it.

Mattresses are an important part of our everyday (and night) lives. Without foam, it would be incredibly different though. Above are just some of the many examples of the foams used to achieve the best results.


Article submitted by The Foam Factory. They specialize in everything foam-related from packaging foam to the foam inserts you use for couches, loveseats, etc.