WHAT’S IN A MATTRESS?A mattress is made up of metal (mostly steel), wood, cotton batting, paper, fiberfill, urethane foam, and other miscellaneous textiles.
It typically has 9 pounds of cotton and 25 pounds of steel. Its composition is roughly:
My name is Tim Sumerfield. My family has been in the mattress industry for 3 generations, and over that time I have heard/seen every issue you could imagine related to mattresses. I made this blog to give you answers to some of those mystery questions you may have about mattresses and sleep.