TITLE

Oil change improves foam image

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;11/23/2007, Issue 5565, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that bed and sofa manufacturers are using castor oil to produce Ecoflex, a new foam manufactured using renewable raw materials in Great Britain. According to Richard Harris, sales director for Duflex Foam Ltd., the castor oil used in Ecoflex resulted in 20% of the overall product being made from a renewable resource. Ecoflex can be used in the manufacture of full depth foam mattresses, over a spring unit, and in upholstery production.
ACCESSION #
27778617

 

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