Mattress Compression Tester

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TheMattressCompressionTester isusedtoevaluate adegree offirmnesscommonwithinthemattress andfoamindustries,eitherinthelaboratory,orontheproductionline.

Thisuniversalmeasurement offirmnessandhardness is basedonaphysicalpropertycalledtheindentationforce deflection(IFD)andiscalculatedbydeterminingthe force requiredtodeflectthetestpieceapercentageofitsoriginal thicknessusingacircularindentor.

Thecircularindentorfootappliesaforce,whilealsorecording thedegreeofindentation.  Tocomparetestresults,testpieces mustbeofthesamesizeandthickness.Thewholearticle maybeusedifmouldedshapesarebeingtested.