Frequently Asked Questions
What is egg crate foam used for?
Egg crate foam is used for airflow as a preventative measure against bedsores, allowing the skin to breathe without full contact of the entire mattress surface. The cones allow for pressure point relief, providing more support from the cone tips while conforming to the individual’s body shape through the lower channels. Egg crate foam is also used in cases such as gun and camera cases to hold the devices in place without the need to carve the foam out to insert the equipment.
Why is egg crate foam used as mattress toppers?
Egg crate foam is commonly used in mattress toppers because it is available in a wide range of firmnesses and foam types. Egg crate foam toppers make for a cooler sleeping mattress on hot nights through airflow. Normally two to four inches thick, the egg crate foam is easily rolled up for storage and provides a good foam mattress for visiting guests. It is also used as a camping pad because it is easy to roll, lightweight, and can be made as a foam bed in the back of a truck or a foam pad for the bottom of a tent. The egg crate foam is designed to fold without creasing, so it is ideal as a foam mattress in futons. It is also used as a foam cushion in chairs, where a person may sit for a long period of time. The egg crate foam is designed to allow high- and low-pressure points and airflow, making for a better seat cushion.