Softness

PopFoam’s Range of Softness and What to Expect

Quite often softness is the communication tool used to determine what is needed in a foam application. And since foam materials come in all sorts of variants it can be a little tricky communicating what an applicant is expecting their product to “feel” like for the application. PopFoam sends out samples to start the process and then dive into determining what “feel” really means.

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It’s All in the Details: The Creation of BackShield

My focus as a designer has changed dramatically over the years. As a younger product designer, I put a lot of my energy into the first design sketches; those really early sketches where the initial design began to take shape. I loved doing those sketches. I loved to see a wall covered with amazing looking sketches! But as the years ticked by and I learned more about what my real goal was; a successful, high quality product that could be mass produced for the right price. I saw time and time again, issues in execution, manufacturing problems and material choices that didn’t perform as expected taint the overall product experience.

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How to Use Molded Foam for Athletic Equipment

The Athletic Equipment Industry has continued to embrace product development to improve fitness since the early days of the Thighmaster. It’s with no surprise that soft surfaces would play an important role in that success as most consumers like to exercise but want to be comfortable while doing it. Foam materials have played a large role in that comfort – from vinyl covered polyurethane foam to my favorite – EVA molded foam.

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Custom Foam Injection Molding Process: How It Works

Custom foam injection molding is a process that allows manufacturers to create products with foam. Custom foam injection moldings can be made in almost any shape or size and can also have different textures or hardness depending on what you want your final product to look like. Learn more about how the process works and PopFoam’s injection molding services.

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How to Find the Right EVA Injection Foam Molding Manufacturer

Do you need help finding an injection foam molding manufacturer? There are many companies that offer this service. You may be wondering how to choose the best one for your company. Here are some tips that will help you find a reliable supplier of EVA injection molded foam products for your company.

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