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Understanding Foam Firmness and Compression Strength and Applying The Values To Your Needs

When evaluating a foam product for use in a comfort application, perhaps the most useful testing value for determining its usability is compression strength. This value rates a foam’s feel and firmness by testing how it yields to or supports applied weight. These values are the easiest way to categorize materials, making the selection of … Continue reading

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Understanding and Applying Foam’s Shore Durometer Hardness Values

Understanding the hardness of a material that can be used in a variety of applications is vital for selecting its proper use. With the different varieties of foam and the multitude of uses for each type, hardness is one of the most important factors that help decide the practicality of a particular foam type in … Continue reading

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