When many people hear the phrase “memory foam” they tend to think in terms of a single material. However, that could not be further from the true. Memory foam is category for a type of foam; that is, polyurethane foam with visco elastic properties.
As a result, there are numerous types of memory foam. Companies put their own twist on memory foam through different formulations that can change the foams responsiveness, contour, hug, cooling, firmness, sinkage, durability, and other factors.
Below, we’ll look at a few of the most notable derivations of memory foam. However, it’s important to note these are just a handful of the potential types of memory foam you will see used in various mattresses.