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Memory Foam Mattress and Memory Foam Pillows for Camping

Memory foam mattresses are another type of foam material that society is exposed to and subscribes to.

memory foam pillowsAmong all other types of foam, memory foam claim to have the most comfort to give to its users. So what exactly is memory foam?

The term “Memory foam” simply refers to a synthetic polyurethane foam material that is chemically engineered to curl up in response to weight and/or pressure.

It has been originally developed to maximize the comfort or alleviate the discomfort caused by g-forces on an astronaut’s body during spacecraft lift-off and atmospheric re-entry.

The concept has actually been around since the 1970’s but it was only in the last decade of the 20th century that the concept was developed for the commercial market.

To make the long story short, it is the memory foam’s capability tomemory foam mattress respond appropriately to pressure and not fight against it that makes it very comfortable to use.

Unlike other types of harder foam, it does not push back against pressure; it merely sinks with weight, but returns to former shape after pressure is eased up.

Because of these features, memory foam is extremely ideal for camping outside. A lot of mattresses have been used as sleeping bags, but the memory foam topper that you use as extra bedding could also qualify for a sleeping bag. You could also use them for camping trailers.

Here are a few brands of camping memory foam mattresses that you can choose from:

E2 Sleepcell Sleeping Bag

memory foam mattressesThe E2 Sleepcell features an inch of memory foam below the main sleeping bag fabric, which by itself is also made of a super soft fleece liner for maximum comfort.

It also has a removable memorable foam pillow, which is lined with memory foam as well.

Other features of the Sleepcell include a Coolvent climate control system, which adjusts to whatever climate you sleep in so you are ventilated and insulated from the heat or the cold, and a DuPont Teflon treated polyester ripstop shell. The Sleepcell is also pretty light, as it has a combined fill weight of only 7 pounds.

Memory Foam Air Mattress

The memory foam air mattress is a new innovation that takes the capabilities of the memory foam topper further. Are you comfortable sleeping in an air mattress?

Now imagine that same comfort being augmented by the wonderful capabilities of the memory foam.

It’s like sleeping in a dream. The memory foam mattress is perfect for camping, but also for bed mattresses. Memory foam air mattress is positively rated by most of its users and is very highly recommended.

NovaForm Elite "Memory Foam" Mattress Topper

The NovaForm Memory Foam Topper features 2.5-inch thick memory foam mattress that is best as a topper, or even as a stand-alone sleeping mat for camping.

The mattress is laced with the Ultra-Fresh(TM) antibacterial agent that keeps out bacteria and other allergy-causing organisms from infesting the foam and causing itchiness in the morning.

It also features a removable and washable cotton/polyester terry velour cover.


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