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Natural and Blended Talalay Latex Mattress
Factory Direct Latex Mattresses: Wholesale prices to the public. Simpy put- Nobody Beats Our Prices, nobody!
Talalay and All Natural Latex Available on any order
Home of the ALL Talalay Latex Mattress
This is where you will find the real deal, not some part latex mattress with polyfoam cores, but a pure all talalay latex mattress in either blended or all natural configurations. No wrong choice with either.
Superior Quality -- The Talalay Latex Foam Process
If someone tries to tell you that "blended" (a combination of synthetic and natural) Talalay latex foam is somehow toxic or otherwise harmful in order to sell you something more natural, I say "buyer beware". This trickery has no place in our industry. Latex International, the main source of Talalay latex here in the U.S. has certification in place that verifies its high standards for both its blended and natural Talalay latex foam products. Neither of which is toxic in any fashion whether made here or in Europe. (see below)
Compounding for Talalay Foam
Natural latex is extracted from the tropical rubber tree in a way that is similar to tapping a maple tree for syrup. Natural and man-made latexes, soaps and rubber curing agents are precisely mixed in a temperature-controlled, stainless steel tank. Quality checks are performed on Ph, viscosity and temperature.
Molding the Talalay Latex Foam
The compound mix is transferred to the press room where it is whipped into a frothy liquid form with the consistency of vanilla soft serve ice cream; a robotic arm then injects the foamed liquid latex into an aluminum pin core mold. The pins create our unique aerated cell structure.
The robotic systems distribute the mixture evenly to ensure consistency and final product density. The mold is sealed and a vacuum is pulled to extract air and completely fill the mold cavity with latex.
The latex is chilled at -20 Fahrenheit. Freezing (unique to the Talalay process) prevents particles from settling and ensures a consistent cell structure.
CO2 is introduced to gel the latex. The mold is heated to 220 Fahrenheit to cure the core as it is baked into its final state.
Washing the Latex Foam Cores
Unlike other latex manufacturers, Latex International washes EVERY mattress core and pillow. The latex core is removed from the mold and placed on a conveyer belt that carries it through a five-stage fresh water rinsing the only one of its kind in the industry.
Five banks of 12 self-cleaning water jets wash away residual soaps, curing agents and proteins. Between each set of jets, the products are squeezed to less than 4% of their total thickness to remove the maximum amount of residual materials from deep within the product. This vital step improves durability and comfort by removing residual soaps, curing agents, and proteins that could cause premature softening of the product.
Drying the Talalay Latex
The latex mattress core is transported to a two-lane dryer, which completes the curing process and removes any residual moisture.
Quality Control Testing & Fabrication
Once dry, every mattress core undergoes a rigorous nine-point pressure/firmness/consistency test to ensure all cores meet stringent quality standards with even density across the core.
Cores are expertly cut and constructed to meet our customers product specifications. Their fabrication facilities are able to create custom contours, support zones, edge support and even inlay alternate materials such as visco-elastic foam. Environmentally sound, water-soluble glue is used to create an exceptionally secure bond that maintains high product performance.
Watch the Talalay process in action at Latex International