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Mattress makers in Toronto

18 Mar 2019 20:02 #11 by diamondshopper
Thank you for the reply!
From this site Ive gotten quite familiar with some of the better priced US options for ordering
components so I can generally price out a DIY mattress. In this instance I am having a hard time finding pricing for a King Size Piece of Qualux foam 8". Would you happen to know if any of the US members of the site sell this product as I am quite close to the border and have a dedicated US PO Box.
I figured at $3000 I could probably make it for quite a bit cheaper depending on the price of the Qualux layer. $600 usd ($800cad) for 3" and 2" latex layers. $450-550 ($650cad) for a higher end cotton/wool cover.

I did find this on a Foam Factory would you think this would be comparable to the Q41

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19 Mar 2019 11:45 #12 by Phoenix
Replied by Phoenix on topic Mattress makers in Toronto
Hi diamondshopper,

Nice to live close to the border and have the ability to get products without paying large international shipping fees. :)

It is difficult to find specific foam blocks like that. More people use the 31 ILD for transition layers, I suspect. Offhand I know that some, like Luma Sleep, uses Qualux layers, not sure if its the 2.8lb 41ILD Qualux. Qualux is a "family" of polyfoam made by Carpenter with high resiliency characteristics (low hysteresis or energy loss) and can range from 1.5 lbs to over 3 lbs. Qualux Ultra is an actual HR polyfoam with similarities to latex in terms of performance. Do you know if you are looking for Ultra or regular Qualux? As far as the Lux-HQ Foam product from FBM you mention they list it as 2.8 density at 50 ILD (@ 25% compression) see the product Physical Datasheet here .

I would be a little cautious about Foam by mail (FBM), as many people on this forum have commented about in the past, probably some level of risk not “exact product” you are looking for. Most comments were about the US branch of FBM but I would read through this thread and this thread , and some of the associated links and place a phone call to ensure accuracy.

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