Precision Foam Skiving

Precision Foam Skiving

Precision Foam Skiving Cutting thick or large foam blocks into uniform sheets can be a challenge. Foam skiving transforms standard slabs of polyurethane foam into custom layers of precise thickness in a quick, standardized process. Not sure whether Merryweather Foam’s...
Custom Foam Supplies For the Medical Industry

Custom Foam Supplies For the Medical Industry

Merryweather Foam has been an industry leader for over 75 years, and we’re proud to support healthcare workers in their critical care. See how our top-quality foam fabrication capabilities, extensive knowledge of foam materials, and in-house medical packaging services...
Glossary of Foam Related Terms

Glossary of Foam Related Terms

Our Engineering & Sales team has developed a helpful Glossary of Foam Related Terms to assist you in the selection and development process of your next project. DOWNLOAD: Glossary of Foam Related Terms (PDF) "A" Attenuation: The reduction of the intensity of a...
Glossary of Foam Related Terms

Our Story: How We Began

A Humble Neighborhood The Merryweather Foam story began in a humble neighborhood. At the time Lloyd, Raymond and Gerald Merryweather lived next door to an engineer from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company who was working on the launch their new “Air Foam” product....
An Overview of Die Cutting and Its Benefits

An Overview of Die Cutting and Its Benefits

Die cutting is a dynamic process involving the creation of just about any shape from the material of your choice. We’ve been fabricating unique components made of foam for a range of industries since 1948, and we love what we do. Die cutting offers a range of benefits...
Glossary of Foam Related Terms

Team, Family and Customization: Three Core Values

2015 is nearly finished. Before we say goodbye to the current year, we want to pause to say “Thank You” to our clients, suppliers, and employees! From the beginning of our company history in 1948, relationships have been the common thread that knit the fabric of our...
Rotary Die Cutting – Foam Fabrication Capability

Rotary Die Cutting – Foam Fabrication Capability

What Fabrication Processes Are Available to Business Owners? Anytime a business needs to produce large numbers of identical and highly accurate shapes through cutting, forming and shaping sheet or rolled metal, or some other material, such as paper or plastic,...
Foam LEGO Slippers – Saving Feet One Block at a Time

Foam LEGO Slippers – Saving Feet One Block at a Time

Foam products are all around us, but they are often so practical and useful that we wind up forgetting they exist. However, a new creation by the toymaker LEGO, oddly enough, has shown another side of foam—a fun (yet still practical) side that will have parents...
Open or Closed Cell Foam: How to Choose

Open or Closed Cell Foam: How to Choose

​When you are choosing the type of foam for your project, you will need to consider several properties. In addition to deciding the foam material, pore size and the density, you may also have to decide whether open cell or closed cell foam is better. Both Open Cell...
Glossary of Foam Related Terms

What Can Flatbed Die Cutting Do For You?

Cutting complex shapes out of sheet with a knife or scissors isn’t easy, especially when you want them all to look the same. That’s probably why some brilliant pastry chef invented the cookie cutter. Flatbed die cutting is the industrial version. It’s a cost-effective...
Adhesive Lamination Helps Make Your Product a Success

Adhesive Lamination Helps Make Your Product a Success

Multiple materials can be combined through lamination, creating a composite material with unique performance attributes to suit nearly any application. Whether you need tensile strength, cushioning, adhesion, fire resistance, shock absorption or insulation from heat...
Memory Foam: An Interesting Past-A Bright Future

Memory Foam: An Interesting Past-A Bright Future

As our space program becomes privatized, it may be a good time to consider all of the products that we have today because of space research. They include freeze dried meals, home blood pressure kits, non-stick cooking surfaces, hand-held vacuum cleaners, marathon...