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Polyurethane Foam

The leading producer of foam products in Europe.

Manufacturers of furniture, mattresses, automotive applications and packaging products across the continent rely on polyurethane foam products from Carpenter to make their products more comfortable and more marketable. We produce foam in a wide range of densities, hardnesses, resiliences and colors, including foams with flame-retarding properties.

Our Products

Richfoam® polyether foams are conventional foams with an open cell structure. Offering great resilience and comfort, these foams are perfect for bedding, comfort upholstery, technical applications and packaging. A variety of grades are available, in a wide range of colors, densitities and firmnesses along with a selection of Richfoam® polyether fire retardant foams. 

Richfoam polyether is a standard foam, typically used when products should withstand a constant load – a static load – for example in sofas and beds. Besides being great in static loads, this type of foam could also be ideal for wash wipes.  

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Good for static pressure
  • High performance in humid environments
  • Good tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Available in many colors (standard color is white)
  • Produced in densities from 16 kg/m3 to 70 kg/m3

Applications:

  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Toppers
  • Wash wipes
  • Automotive
  • Acoustic
  • Packaging 


Richfoam Antimicrobial Polyether

Hypoallergenic foam

Antimicrobial foam is produced by adding an approved biocide to standard foam. This chemical inhibits the growth of bacteria and fungi in mattresses, etc. This foam is useful in hypoallergenic products.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oekotex standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Suitable for allergy sufferers
  • Keeps fungi and bacteria away
  • Available in densities from23 kg/m3 to 28 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • High quality furniture
  • High quality mattresses


Richfoam Packaging Polyether



Richfoam Sponge Polyether



Richfoam Flame Laminatable Polyether



Richfoam Anti-static Polyether

Richfoam® RF is a fire retardant foam that meets MVSS 302. It can be used for acoustic and automotive applications or whenever fire safety is important.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Good for static pressure
  • Good in humid environments
  • Good tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Produced in densities from 28 kg/m3 to 40 kg/m3

Applications:

  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Automotive

High Resilience foam, also known as cold foam, has a more comfortable feel than conventional polyether. In most cases, it also has better durability, and therefore is used in the upholstery of quality furniture. High Resilience Foam has good dynamic load characteristics – for example when you sit down and get up from the same position in a sofa over many years. This means that High Resilience Foam holds its shape for longer without collapsing.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • High elasticity
  • Fire retardant
  • Reduced tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Produced in densities from 25 kg/m3 to 65 kg/m3

Applications:

  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Toppers


Lastilux® High Resilience

These foams have higher comfort properties than our conventional foams. Both are available in a wide range of grades. Some of these are combustion modified and meet the British Standard Fire Safety Regulations (BS 5852, Part 2, I.S. 5 or “crib 5”).

Properties

  • High comfort properties 

As our environment has become a worldwide concern, Carpenter strives to leave a smaller environmental footprint, and we invite our customers to join this initiative. An unprecedented collective effort is needed to return human use of natural resources within sustainable limits. 

Naturalis® is Carpenter’s eco-friendly product in comfort-innovation and we offer 4 different types.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.



Naturalis® High Resilience

Naturalis High Resilience foam, also known as cold foam, has a more comfortable feel than conventional polyether. In most cases, it also has better durability, and therefore is used in the upholstery of quality furniture. Naturalis High Resilience Foam has good dynamic load characteristics – for example when you sit down and get up from the same position in a sofa over many years. This means that Naturalis High Resilience Foam holds its shape for longer without collapsing.

Properties:

  • High elasticity
  • Fire retardant
  • Reduced tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Produced in densities from 25 kg/m3 to 65 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Toppers


Naturalis Hybrid

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.



Naturalis® Hypersoft

Naturalis® Hypersoft is a comfortable, soft foam type with good tensile strength and elongation properties. The softness makes this foam ideal for sofa cushions and toppers. 

Properties:

  • Expands when wet (approx. 25%)
  • Soft, comfortable feeling
  • Good tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Available in densities from 36 kg/m3 to 40 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Toppers
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses


Naturalis Celsius® Visco Elastic

Naturalis Celsius® Visco Elastic foam (viscoelastic/memory foam) is a viscoelastic material with unique pressure-relieving and temperature-sensitive properties. This type of foam is ideal for mattresses, mattress toppers and pillows.

Due to its pressure-relieving properties, Celsius® foam has been the preferred type of foam in the nursing and hospital sector for the prevention of pressure sores (anti-decubitus). Many private consumers have also embraced Celsius® foam due to the high level of comfort.

This foam type is also known as memory foam, because of its ability to react to body heat where it shapes itself around the body, while retaining this shape providing optimal spine support. 

Properties:

  • Pressure-relieving properties
  • Provides ideal anatomical support for the body
  • Produced in densities from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Mattresses
  • Toppers
  • Pillows
  • Seat Cushions


Hybrid

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Optimal body support

Carpenter Celsius® Visco foam (viscoelastic/memory foam) is a viscoelastic material with unique pressure-relieving and temperature-sensitive properties. This type of foam is ideal for mattresses, mattress toppers and pillows.

Due to its pressure-relieving properties, Celsius® foam has been the preferred type of foam in the nursing and hospital sector for the prevention of pressure sores (anti-decubitus). Many private consumers have also embraced Celsius® foam due to the high level of comfort.

This foam type is also known as memory foam, because of its ability to react to body heat where it shapes itself around the body, while retaining this shape providing optimal spine support. 

Properties:

  • Pressure-relieving properties
  • Provides ideal anatomical support for the body
  • Produced in densities from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Mattresses
  • Toppers
  • Pillows
  • Seat Cushions

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.


Celsius® Visco Elastic with Antimicrobial

Carpenter Celsius® Visco foam (viscoelastic/memory foam) with antimicrobial is a viscoelastic material with unique pressure-relieving and temperature-sensitive properties. Antimicrobial foam is produced by adding an approved biocide to standard foam. This chemical inhibits the growth of bacteria and fungi in mattresses, etc. This foam is useful in hypoallergenic products and ideal for mattresses, mattress toppers and pillows.

Due to its pressure-relieving properties, Celsius® foam has been the preferred type of foam in the nursing and hospital sector for the prevention of pressure sores (anti-decubitus). Many private consumers have also embraced Celsius® foam due to the high level of comfort.

This foam type is also known as memory foam, because of its ability to react to body heat where it shapes itself around the body, while retaining this shape providing optimal spine support. 

Properties:

  • Pressure-relieving properties
  • Provides ideal anatomical support for the body
  • Suitable for allergy sufferers
  • Keeps fungi and bacteria away
  • Produced in densities from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Mattresses
  • Toppers
  • Pillow
  • Seat Cushins

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Carpenter Celsius® combustion modified Visco elastic foam (viscoelastic/memory foam) is a viscoelastic material with unique pressure-relieving and temperature-sensitive properties. This type of foam is ideal for mattresses, mattress toppers and pillows.

Due to its pressure-relieving properties, Celsius® foam has been the preferred type of foam in the nursing and hospital sector for the prevention of pressure sores (anti-decubitus). Many private consumers have also embraced Celsius® foam due to the high level of comfort.

This foam type is also known as memory foam, because of its ability to react to body heat where it shapes itself around the body, while retaining this shape providing optimal spine support. 

Properties:

  • Pressure-relieving properties
  • Provides ideal anatomical support for the body
  • Produced in densities from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Mattresses
  • Toppers
  • Pillows
  • Seat Cushions

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

These foams meet the requirements of the British Standard Fire Safety Regulations (BS 5852, Part 2, I.S. 5 or “crib 5”) and are available in a variety of grades. These foams are based on the formulations of conventional polyether, but their expected lifetime properties are higher than those of the CMHR foams.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Richguard® (Combustion Modified High Resilience) is a foam, which combines high elasticity with fire retardant properties.

Richguard® fulfils the British fire safety regulations for hospital beds, and is currently being used in several hospitals in Great Britain. The foam does not contain brominated flame retardants.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oekotex standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Fire retardant
  • High elasticity
  • Good comfort
  • Available in densities from 32 kg/m3 to 65 kg/m3

Applications:

  • Furniture
  • Mattresses

Waterlily® foam is an environmentally-friendly, quality product in the High Resilience family, developed for bed and furniture manufacturers. The foam structure results in a springy, soft comfort, which makes it superior to High Resilience Foam.

We carefully designed this product so that the raw materials can be reused following simple decomposition. The manufacture of Waterlily® is very demanding – both in terms of raw materials and production – and Carpenter is one of the few companies in the world which produces this type of foam.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Developed with a focus on comfort and the environment
  • Reusable raw materials
  • Fire retardant without the use of additives
  • Passes the ‘California section A+C’ fire test
  • Produced in densities from 40 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3

Applications:

  • Mattresses
  • Furniture

Waterlily® Celsius® Visco Elastic

Carpenter Waterlily® Celsius® Visco elastic foam (viscoelastic/memory foam) is a viscoelastic material with unique pressure-relieving and temperature-sensitive properties. This type of foam is ideal for mattresses, mattress toppers and pillows.

Due to its pressure-relieving properties, Celsius® foam has been the preferred type of foam in the nursing and hospital sector for the prevention of pressure sores (anti-decubitus). Many private consumers have also embraced Celsius® foam due to the high level of comfort.

This foam type is also known as memory foam, because of its ability to react to body heat where it shapes itself around the body, while retaining this shape providing optimal spine support.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oekotex standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Pressure-relieving properties
  • Provides ideal anatomical support for the body
  • Produced in densities from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Mattresses
  • Toppers
  • Pillows
  • Seat Cushions

Hypersoft is a comfortable, soft foam type with good tensile strength and elongation properties. The softness makes this foam ideal for sofa cushions and toppers. The foam is hydrophilic which makes it ideal for use in producing wash wipes. 

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Expands when wet (approx. 25%)
  • Soft, comfortable feeling
  • Good tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Available in densities from 23 kg/m3 to 45 kg/m3

Applications:

  • Toppers
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Wash wipes

Naturalis Hypersoft

Naturalis Hypersoft is a comfortable, soft foam type with good tensile strength and elongation properties. The softness makes this foam ideal for sofa cushions and toppers. 

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Expands when wet (approx. 25%)
  • Soft, comfortable feeling
  • Good tensile strength and elongation properties
  • Available in densities from 36 kg/m3 to 40 kg/m3

Typical applications:

  • Toppers
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses

Carpenter Richbond® is created by gluing shredded flexible polyurethane foam together. Commonly used as gym mats and bar seating, it is also used as carpet underlay. This product is made from recycled material, and is recyclable. 

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oekotex standard 100 and are certified.

Properties:

  • Made from recycled material which can be recycled where facilities exist 

Applications

  • Carpet Underlay
  • Gym mats
  • Seat cushions

Serene® foam led the way to a new era of foams and continues to be a pillar of true innovation. Different from memory foam, Serene® foam is not temperature sensitive, remaining plush and comfortable throughout the night.

Supportive Air™ technology

Serene® foam is designed with billions of microscopic air capsules to enhance the foam support properties while reducing pressure on critical areas of the body.

A large range of our products have been tested on conformity with Oeko-tex® standard 100 and are certified.

Customers may take deliveries in slabstock or in sizes cut to their specifications. The key ingredient in all of our foam products is service. With locations in Belgium and the Netherlands, we are always close to our customers. We fulfill the standard of ISO 9001 in order to guarantee consistent quality and strive for continuous improvement in all our operations.

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