Foam Grades

What is Comfortable? Anything you want it to be!

The Right Foam for the Right Job

Category Grade Firmness Recommended Applications
Lightest Weight Lowest Cost 1030 Medium Packing foam, cheaper pillows, outside backs & arms, used for toppers in conventional spring mattress.
1112 Super Soft Thicker furniture backs greater than 4" thick or softer pillows. The firmness should be higher when thickness is lower. For 2" & 3" backs use 1118 or even better 1517.
1118 Soft
1324 Medium Soft
1338 Medium Firm Good furniture backs & arms. Basic occasional bedding i.e. Camp mattresses. For firmer or thinner commercial backs, used for backs with buttons for tuffting.
1445C Firm Charcoal colour. Used in packaging applications and curling bumpers.
Basic Seat & Mat Grades 1517 Soft
1530 Medium
1535 Medium Firm
1543 Firm For better quality backs or mattress toppers (use 1517). Basic seating used for office furniture, dinnette seats or furniture that is sold at flea markets or discount stores. Has a low cost but also has a lower performance level. Can be used for Sofa Bed mattresses or better Camp mattresses for heavier use.
Very Hard Specialty Grades 1670 XX-Firm
X550 Super Firm For 2" gym mats & really firm applications where thickness is limited. Automotive fire retardent grade used in commercial or boat seating. Better quality gym mats, exercise equipment, firm edges for firmer mats.
Good Value Used By Manufacturers 1830 Medium
1838 Medium Firm
1850 Extra Firm This line is mostly used by furniture manufacturers that supply furniture to good stores. Good value for a conventional foam. Used for seating and bedding applications for full foam mattresses. Stores call it the best. We make better mattresses because we use better foam.
Qik-Dri Outdoor Foam QD20 Soft
QD30 Medium
QD50 Firm Qik-Dri Outdoor Foam is ideal for outdoor cushions that are exposed to the elements. However, if you are using water repellent fabric you may also want to consider Koosh Natural. It is mold and mildew resistant.
ECOCELL - Good 2.0 lb High Density Soy-Based Foam
Soy-Based BioFoam EC26 Medium
EC32 Medium Firm
EC38 Firm
EC50 X-Firm Most manufacturers use the 1.5 lb to 1.8 lb density range for furniture seating. At 2.0 lbs per cubic foot Ecocell exceeds what is conventionally used by most furniture manufacturers. This line is good value for good furniture and bedding applications. It is less expensive than Curon and for manufacturers that think beyond comfort and design. White in colour. See Other BioFoams.
NEOCELL HD - Better 2.2 lb Soy-Based High Density Foam
Soy-Based High Density BioFoam NC32 Medium Firm
NC38 Firm
NC45 Firmer
NC60 Extra Firm NeoCell is the best High Density foam made in Canada. It is fire retardant and made with some soy-content. This means it will outperform conventional grades in both height loss and firmness retention. Our BioFoam grades contribute to environmental awareness and preservation by reducing energy consumption and global warming. This grade is a light blue colour.
NC70 XX-Firm Used in thinner seating applications or mattress cores for added support.
KOOSH NATURAL (KN) - The Best 2.6 lb and Most Natural High Resiliency Foam
The Best Grade for Commercial or High-End Residential KN11 Super Soft
KN16 Soft
KN21 Medium Soft
KN26 Medium
KN31 Medium Firm
KN41 Firm
KN51 Extra Firm KN11 has memory foam like properties but better. It is natural open cell (breathes better), luxuriously soft and not temperature sensitive like memory foam. Its unique cell structure and soy content sets new standards. It has a softer surface, greater comfort and support, and better fatigue resistance than conventional polyurethane foam.

Guaranteed to maintain its original shape and firmness for the life of most people's furniture. Recommended by designers for high-end custom furniture and bedding. Koosh Natural is produced using the most stringent controls and Procedures which are evident in its consistency and performance. Manufactured with no PBDEs or CFCs which satisfy ecological concerns. Koosh is light green in colour.
QUALUX - Traditional High Resiliency Foam
Qualux Ultra Q11 Soft
Q26 Medium
Q31 Medium Firm
Q41 Firm Qualux has been around a lot longer but it is not as natural as Koosh. It is well known by designers, contractors and architects for commercial and high end residential furniture. Before Koosh came along it was the symbol of quality cushioning throughout the furniture industry. Regular Qualux has a density range between 1.5 lbs and 1.8 lbs. Qualux Ultra has a density range between 2.0 lbs and 2.6 lbs. Qualux is gold in colour.
iFOAM - The Latest in Foam & Comfort Technology
Smart iFoam [i] stands for intellegent iF20 Medium Soft
iF25 Medium Soft
iF30 Medium
iF35 Medium Firm iFoam is modern smart foam that is made with Phase Changing Micro-Spheres. It maintains a consistent temperature, it is embedded with silver ions to deter bed bugs and, if you choose, it smells like chamomile and lavender. It is the latest and newest comfort ingredient that is being used in high-end mattresses all over Europe. It is now exclusively available, in Canada, at Foamite.
VISCOELASTIC - Space Age Technology For Great Pressure Relief
Memory Foam KN11 Koosh Natural
MF2512 Memory
VE5015 Enurtia
VG4010 Koosh VG

Memory foam relieves pressure points and improves comfort. However, it is too soft to be used all by itself. Usually, it is the comfort layer on top of another foam grade that provides the support.

Koosh is made with the most renewable resources but our ViscoSoy (VE) and Koosh ViscoGel (VG) are also made with some soy bean oil content.

LUXURIOUS LATEX - The Original All Natural Latex Foam Rubber
Latex Hybrid LH21 Medium Soft Latex Hybrid. A mix of natural latex and polyurethane foam.
All Natural LX26 Medium 100% Natural Latex derived from the rubber tree.
* Items in green are either all natural or made with varying degrees of renewable resources.