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Please help identify this latex core

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28 Mar 2019 16:14 #11 by silverbull
That's awesome, thanks for your help :-) Would your friend also know the ILD stats for this core?

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29 Mar 2019 14:31 #12 by Sensei
Hey Silverbull,

I did find out a bit more. I would not ask my friend the ILD as Latexco doesn't not test ILD they just give ranges, for the blended product my information was 75 kg/m3 was "28ILD" and 80 kg/m3 was "32ILD". I am not 100% postive that these ranges are current specificatioms, other expert memebers would know this better than I. Like Arizona Premium and SleepEZ both purchase from Latexco.

But this sticker you sent ....this is the meaning of BAC18M

The first letter was formula/blend - Blend
The second letter was punched/unpunched - A is Punched
Third Letter was profile/doctor blade used or in molds pin pattern - C is a mold designation
18 was height in CM
M was firmness - medium


Hope this help out.

Thanks
Sensei

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30 Mar 2019 03:10 #13 by silverbull
Thank you very much for your help. It's good to know where I stand now, I am deeply disappointed with the store that sold me this, the owner straight out lied to my face. I specifically asked him if it was 100% natural latex and his answer was "yes that's all we sell now because even though we think blended is better the market is demanding 100% natural". I'm not actually concerned about having a blended product and in fact if I'm reading things correctly the blend is likely to be softer than all natural so it may in fact be better for us but we paid for a 100% natural product so on that basis alone I'll have to go back and get a resolution. My only remaining concern is that they can probably provide me the correct core as a valid resolution (rather than refunding me the purchase price) and that may actually make things worse for us.

Anyway, once again, thank you very much for your help it is much appreciated!

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30 Mar 2019 17:41 #14 by Sensei
Hey silverbull,

You are very welcome and I do understand your dilemma.

I don't want to say that blend is softer than natural, it all depends on the exact density ranges, which I was only referring to in general terms from market knowledge. Either way, good luck with your resolution, and let us know if you have any other questions.

Thanks
Sensei

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