Custom Cut Foams

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Showroom: Mon-Thu 8am-4pm Fri 8am-2pm

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I order foam online and pick it up from your factory?

    Yes you can. After clicking the Checkout and Freight button you can select pickup direct from our factory.

  • Can I get a foam price online without giving my details?

    Yes you can using our online foam calculator.

  • Why does it take 4/5 Days to get my foam?

    We cut all foam as required. It would be impossible to stock every dimension possible.

  • Do you make deliveries?

    We deliver directly to account customers throughout Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coasts however we can arrange delivery country wide through an external transport company. Delivery fees apply for this option.

  • Can I have foam cut to size?

    Yes you can have all our grades of foam cut to size.

  • Can I have a foam mattress cut to size?

    Yes you can have a foam mattress cut to size as long as its not larger than the foam blocks we use.

  • What is foam?

    Foam is a lightweight material formed by trapping gas bubbles in a solid or liquid matrix. It is known for its cushioning, insulating, and buoyant properties.

  • What are the different types of foam?

    There are various types of foam, including polyurethane foam, memory foam, latex foam, open-cell foam, and closed-cell foam, each with unique properties and applications.

  • What is memory foam, and how does it work?

    Memory foam, also known as viscoelastic foam, responds to heat and pressure, conforming to the shape of your body. It provides exceptional comfort and support.

  • What are the benefits of using foam cushions in furniture?

    Foam cushions offer superior comfort, resilience, and durability. They can be customized for firmness and provide support for extended periods.

  • How is foam used in insulation?

    Foam insulation, such as spray foam or foam board, is used to create a barrier that prevents heat transfer, making buildings more energy-efficient and comfortable.

  • What are the advantages of acoustic foam panels?

    Acoustic foam panels absorb sound waves, reducing echo and noise in rooms. They are commonly used in studios, theaters, and home theaters to improve sound quality.

  • Are foam products environmentally friendly?

    Some foam materials are eco-friendly, such as those made from natural latex or recycled materials. However, it's essential to check the specific foam's environmental credentials.

  • Can foam be recycled?

    Some foam types are recyclable, but it depends on the material. Check with your local recycling facility for guidelines on foam recycling.

  • What is the difference between open-cell and closed-cell foam?

    Open-cell foam has interconnected air pockets, making it softer and more flexible. Closed-cell foam is denser and offers better insulation and water resistance.

  • How do I choose the right foam for my project?

    Consider factors such as the application, desired properties (e.g., cushioning, insulation), budget, and environmental concerns when selecting foam.

  • Is foam safe for use in children's products, like mattresses and toys?

    Foam used in children's products must meet safety standards and be free from harmful chemicals. Look for certifications like CertiPUR-US for mattresses.

  • What are the common uses of foam in the automotive industry?

    Foam is used in automotive seating, interior insulation, and soundproofing to enhance comfort and reduce noise and vibrations.

  • Can I cut and shape foam myself for DIY projects?

    Yes, you can cut and shape foam using appropriate tools and techniques. We offer foam cutting services as well.

  • How can I clean and maintain foam products?

    Cleaning methods vary depending on the type of foam. Generally, mild soap and water can be used for cleaning, but always follow the manufacturer's guidelines.

  • Are foam mattresses suitable for all sleeping positions?

    Foam mattresses can be suitable for various sleeping positions, but the ideal firmness level may vary based on individual preferences.

Comfort Products: Foam is commonly used in mattresses, pillows, and cushions, offering unmatched comfort and support for restful sleep and relaxation.

Packaging: Its shock-absorbing properties make foam ideal for packaging delicate items, safeguarding them from damage during transportation.

Insulation: Foam serves as excellent thermal and acoustic insulation, keeping spaces cool in summer, warm in winter, and reducing noise transmission for improved comfort.

Automotive: Foam components are extensively used in car seats, headrests, and interior panels, providing comfort and safety for passengers while reducing vibrations and noise within the vehicle.

Construction: In construction, foam insulation boards enhance energy efficiency by reducing heat loss.

Medical: Foam is utilized in medical devices such as orthopedic supports, prosthetics, and surgical positioning aids, offering comfort and support for patients while aiding in their recovery.

Sporting Equipment: Foam plays a vital role in sports equipment, providing impact absorption and cushioning to minimize the risk of injury.

Soundproofing: Foam acoustic panels and tiles are employed in recording studios, theaters, and homes to absorb and dampen sound, creating quieter and more acoustically pleasing environments.

Packaging: Foam packaging materials such as foam inserts, trays, and wraps provide excellent protection for fragile items during shipping and handling, reducing the risk of damage.

Marine Applications: Foam is used in boat seating, and marine insulation, offering durability, resistance to water damage.

Art and Crafts: Foam sheets and blocks are popular materials for artistic and craft projects, allowing for easy shaping, carving, and painting to create sculptures, props, and decorations.

These diverse applications underscore foam's indispensable role across numerous sectors, making it a fundamental material in modern society.