What is the difference between recycled and reclaimed foam?
Quick fact: Traces of hazardous materials in recycled foams can cause problems due to the varying restrictions on different hazardous materials between industries. It is therefore important to further investigate this aspect when purchasing a product made from post-consumer foam.
Pre-consumer or Post-consumer foam?
Recycled content comes from a finished product that was purchased by a consumer, used, and then used in the production of another. These are usually a mixture of high grade and low-grade foams that vary in density and performance. This carpet underlay is multi-colored in appearance and is inherent for the lumps and bumps that can be felt under the carpet once installed.
Reclaimed material is waste generated during the manufacturing of a product and reused in the production of another product. Reclaimed foam is free of foreign contaminants and waste inherent in recycled foams. The procurement of a singular high density reclaimed foam provides a consistent density and feel throughout Luxè premium underlay.
Reclaimed foam benefits
- Consistent density and thickness
- Reduced in contaminants
- No Bleaches or harsh chemical treatments
- 100% recyclable product
- Installer friendly
- Increases productivity
- Healthier option