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The Use of Non Wovens in Mattress Construction

Everyone loves a good mattress. Whether you prefer a firm, soft, or medium one, the perfect mattress is key to a good night of sleep. A mattress is more than a slab of foam on a few springs, and as technology has advanced, so have consumer expectations. To meet the demand for more comfortable, better mattresses, manufacturers have had to seek out better materials to fit new techniques.

Thriving and serving manufacturers in California and around the U.S. for more than 70 years, Pacific Upholstery Supply knows a thing or two about keeping up with the latest trends. In order to run a successful business for more than seven decades, you need to be able to adapt and continue to offer the best products at competitive prices. This idea is at the core of what we do at Pacific Upholstery Supply. It’s why we seek out and then develop some of the best non wovens for mattress construction and so much more.

Traditional Woven Fabric vs. Non-Wovens

The Use of Non Wovens in Mattress ConstructionTraditional fabric is made from long, continuous strands of fiber woven together to create one piece or sheet of material. Non-wovens are made with short fibers, bonded together using heat, chemical solvents, and other binding methods. Non-woven fabrics are made from materials like polypropylene or polyester, are made to be durable, and are used frequently in every area of manufacturing and industrial services.

Unlike traditional woven fabric, non-wovens can hold a certain amount of weight without unraveling, creating a hole, or fraying. Non-woven fabric is frequently used in the manufacturing of furniture, carpets and textile arts, for medical garments and accessories, in landscaping, for roofing and construction, and more.

How Non-Wovens are Used in Mattress Construction

Mattress construction is more complicated than putting a few springs together and wrapping it in foam, and non-woven fabrics are used in virtually every phase of the process. Non wovens are designed to have high tensile strength, to be resistant to water, and to serve as insolation or padding.

In mattress construction, non wovens are used from top to bottom. We offer Flange, Quiltback, Dust Cover, Topper, Stitchbond ect.  Our Materials are strong enough to withstand the constant pressure and friction from continual use, they also help to keep the sharp ends of springs from puncturing softer material. Non wovens are also used in finishing, perfect as mattress coverings, pillow-tops, and as backing for decorative finishing fabric. These durable and stress-resistant fabrics can also be treated for heat and flame resistance, another important quality in the construction of mattresses.

Non-Wovens from Pacific Upholstery Supply

Since 1946, Pacific Upholstery Supply has been providing industrial manufacturers with some of the highest-quality textiles, accessories, and supplies that fuel their work. High-quality textiles and materials help your end product to be higher-quality. Like your customers rely on the quality of your products, we know you rely on quality materials, which is why we are committed to maintaining the quality and integrity of our products.

The products we carry are the result of 70 years of experience, consumer feedback, industry advancements, and good old fashioned trial and error. We stand behind each and every product we carry, every one of which has been designed with the needs of our customers in mind. Here are the non-woven fabrics carried at Pacific Upholstery Supply:

  •     Spunbond polypropylene
  •     Spunbond polyester
  •     Flatbond polyester
  •     Needlepunch polypropylene
  •     Needlepunch polyester
  •     Stitchbond polyester

Other Materials Available From Pacific Upholstery Supply

Pacific Upholstery Supply specializes in more than just non wovens, we also carry traditional woven textiles, tools, accessories, and other materials for mattress and upholstery projects. Our traditional textiles range from finishing fabrics for upholstery to backing fabric. Here are some of the woven textiles you can find at Pacific Upholstery Supply:

  •     Poly cotton twills
  •     Polyesters
  •     Muslins
  •     Cotton ducks
  •     Cotton canvas
  •     Burlap/Jute
  •     Vinyl

For upholstery projects, we carry a variety of upholstery supplies to help create attractive finished products and long-lasting pieces of furniture. Among the supplies we carry are decorative nails to add extra aesthetic value to your furniture while securing fabric and filling, adhesive to help bond layers of upholstery, and chipboard for lightweight construction purposes.

At Pacific Upholstery Supply, we also carry a huge selection of high-quality, super-strong thread in a rainbow of colors. Our thread is made to last, holding up to the test of time even in the face of extended use. Good quality thread prevents fraying, layer separation, and helps to preserve the look of pieces of furniture over time. We also carry a number of handheld tools to aid in the process, from sheers and fabric scissors to magnetic hammers and regulator needles.

Have you been on the hunt for high-quality non-woven fabrics? Pacific Upholstery Supply is your new resource for all your woven and non-woven textile needs. Visit Pacific Upholstery Supply online or call for more information at (323) 321-2222.

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