Tag Archives: Neoprene

Seal the Deal with Foam Factory For Your Gasketing Needs

A gasket is the epitome of “small but strong,” and while they go unnoticed in almost all of their applications, they are also one of the main reasons machinery is able to perform at peak efficiency. Varying in size, shape, and material, gaskets are compressed between two joining components to create a seal, while compensating … Continue reading

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Practice Swings, Strikes, and Slap Shots at Home with Foam

As the old saying goes, “practice makes perfect.” When we’re younger, practice is often equated with a chore, as we have to practice tying our shoes, practice multiplication tables, and practice instruments. As we grow older though, the things we want to improve through practice are often the things we want to do, rather than … Continue reading

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Learn How to Cut Closed-Cell Foam at Home For Easy DIY Projects!

At Foam Factory, Inc., we offer a broad range of foam cutting services, ranging from computer-controlled machines, to hand-crafted cuts made by team members with decades of experience. However, not every project brought to us requires the precision of sophisticated machinery or  craftsman-level skill. For simple jobs and projects, DIY cutting is not only the … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Foam: Part II – Closed-Cell Foam

For the second half in our review of the cellular structure of our foam materials, we take a look at the more rugged and durable of our two main foam types – closed-cell foam! — Closed-Cell While there is little variation among open-cell foams, closed-cell foam structure offers a range of cellular characteristics that can … Continue reading

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The Uses of Foam as a Hobby Material, From Planes and Trains to Automobiles!

Foam, in all of its varieties, is a material that is most often used to get a job done. Whether insulating a home, padding a couch cushion, or treating reflection points as acoustical treatment, foam puts in long hours on the job, helping us perform better in ours. But while foam is valuable from nine-to-five, … Continue reading

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Hit the Mark With Foam Archery Targets

A sport of skill, patience, and technical precision, archery is one of those activities that may appear easy to an observer but is something that takes an immense amount of practice and hard work to perfect. Proper form, physical strength and stamina, and excellent self-awareness are all required for consistent performance in archery. The only … Continue reading

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Hunters: Protect Your Firearms & Muffle Those Blinds

When hunting season rolls around each year, people take to the outdoors, armed not only with their own weaponry, but with plenty of experience, superstitions, and do-it-yourself accessories to help them get their game. Because much of hunting is about using tact and guile to outsmart prey, homemade hunting goods are often the standard rather … Continue reading

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Balance Safety and Fun on the Playground With Foam Padding

Keeping children active and healthy is one of a parent’s most important jobs and instilling the benefits of exercise at an early age is a lesson that can benefit a child over their lifetime. Exercising the mind is just as important as exercising the body, as children cultivate social skills and use their imagination and … Continue reading

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The Types, Qualities, and Benefits of Foam Rubber Products

Foam rubbers are durable materials made of varying blends of polymers and elastomers that produce some of the most versatile and unique materials in the world of foam. With their substantial list of applications and characteristics, neoprene sheets and gymnastic rubber are two of the most useful and utilitarian products in Foam Factory, Inc.’s catalog, … Continue reading

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