Processing Talalay latex mattresses and Dunlop, comparison, differences and variations

Dunlop and Talalay are they are significantly different from each other, but they have a lot in common and basic yavolyayutsya in creating latex mattresses today the predominant types of processing latex. Dunlop process has existed for many decades, while Talalay later. One hundred percent natural rubber latex and additives are mixed latex can be made using one or the other process.

Based on our experience with the data collected by the owner, Talalay and Dunlop latex mattresses virtually the same overall level of satisfaction of the owner.

Another difference is that the method of Dunlop produces one piece of latex while Talalay method other than twin size have to be glued. Some owners complain that lay on seams uncomfortable.

Talalay process, liquid foam inside the mold, which creates a consistent structure throughout, with open pores. The core mattress rapidly frozen to freeze the cell structure in order to prevent sedimentation of the particles. Process Dunlop, forms are completely filled, the air is not removed, and no freezing.

Also there is another way of producing a latex mattress, which is called continuous. Continuous processing method used latex continuous moving conveyor to form the latex prior to curing it, in contrast to the use of traditional forms. This process produces latex sequence analogous Talalay without glued joints. The latex obtained in this way is currently limited in availability.

Dunlop Talalay Continuous
Availability good good limited
Firmness More Firm than Soft Soft to Firm soft to firm
Consistency of firmness throughout core Fair Good good
Supportive Good Good to Fair NA*
Price Less More more
Conforming to body Fair Good good to fair
Won’t Compress / Form Body Impressions Fair to Good Good NA*
Glued seams No Yes no