The Surprising Use Cases of Foam Material

When designers and engineers want to add soft surfaces to their design concepts, they’re generally left with a few basic foam options to consider: hand-cut foam shaped from block samples or foam contrived from two-part chemistries.

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  • September 25, 2018
  • | by Randy Millwood

Why You Need a Supplier You Can Truly Trust

There may be myriad ways to test a material’s quality, but that doesn't mean they're always readily available to designers. As we work on the business of inventing the next new thing, it's tempting to lean heavily on our material suppliers and manufacturers to take..

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  • July 17, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro

We're at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018!

PopFoam is excited to announce we'll be showing at The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market — the largest trade show in the outdoor industry in North America — for the third year in a row. Attendees from all over the world gather at the Summer Market to show products,..

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  • July 10, 2018
  • | by Admin

Why the Immediate Savings of a Low-Quality Material Won't Pay Off

In the early days of my career, critics often challenged the need for designers, assuming we added little or no value to the production process. I'd often hear things like, “Prove to me that the money I spend on design will result in more profits.” Today, that..

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  • June 28, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro

A Match Made in Heaven: How Foam Can Complement Other Materials in Your Design

Most designers are fully aware of the important role that material plays in their design, but many overlook the need for — or the potential of — using multiple materials when a design is particularly complex. Bringing in another material can complement a design’s..

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  • April 12, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro

Expanding Your Thinking About Designing with Foam

First and foremost, designers think of foam as a functional material. It’s used to fill upholstery, insulate roofs, and package products. But it’s a mistake to think of foam only from this functional perspective.

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  • February 21, 2018
  • | by Troy Lewis

How To Launch Your First Proof Of Concept

      Interested in launching your first proof of concept? Check out the article below on how Popfoam is mentioned as a game changer in product development through our injection molded EVA Foam featured on Forbes.com.

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  • February 09, 2018
  • | by Admin

Defeat Design Dilemmas by Picking the Right Materials and the Best Partners

 

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  • February 06, 2018
  • | by Steve Cartier

The Advantages of Partnering With PopFoam

When we discuss PopFoam with new clients, we like to sit down and get a feel for their expectations — starting with performance and durability requirements.

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  • January 21, 2018
  • | by Randy Millwood

A Designer’s Guide to Inventing Your Next Big Idea

Inventions are not the products of “Eureka!” moments. In almost every instance, they develop through a slow and systematic process.

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  • January 15, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
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