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Everything you should know about articulated beds mattresses
Is it necessary for articulated bed mattresses to be special?
Indeed, articulated beds need an adapted mattress for this type of Somier. It is not advisable to use very thick mattresses, mattresses with docks or very dense foams that prevent the articular somier with ease. In case of not usingArticulated bed mattressesYou will notice that the bed does not articulate correctly. In addition, the Somier mechanism could be forced giving rise to technical problems such as annoying noises during the break, excessive noise when launching the electronic mechanism, forcing the engine to the point that it will be found, etc.
In summary, the main problems of not using Articulated bed mattresses are the following:
- Bad Somier articulation
- Reduction of the life of the bed
- Breakdowns problems
- Generation of uncomfortable noise because the mechanism has been excessively forced.
What do articulated mattresses have special?
The Articulated bed mattresses They must be able to bend well, therefore They are not usually very thickThey use flexible materials such as viscoelastic or latex and carry the articulated or profiled nucleus by means of cuts that are made in the sponge making hinge to articulate properly.
Is any viscoelastic mattress for articulated beds?
The Viscoelastic It is a material Adaptable and flexible Ideal to use it in articulated beds. However, most viscoelastic market mattresses do not have a 100% viscoelastic nucleus. Except for a few exceptions, viscoelastic mattresses have a nucleus formed by several layers where viscoelastic is not the predominant material, since it would make the mattress in excess. Normally, mattresses have a firm foam base called HR that forms the base of the mattress. On the base, layers of other materials that provide comfort to the mattress such as viscoelastic or latex are placed.
Sometimes, viscoelastic mattresses are called models with fine layers of visco in the padding. Therefore, before buying a Articulated bed mattress Viscoelastic, properly investigate the materials that form its nucleus.
Is any latex mattress for articulated beds?
Yes, but only in case the nucleus is formed 100% per latex.
Latex is a flexible material and therefore Apt to use in articulated beds. However, it will only be adequate if its core does not have other types of materials.
In case of being a mattress that mixes different materials in its nucleus, we would be in the same case that viscoelastic mattresses: it would only be suitable if the most rigid materials of its nucleus are profiled for use in articulated beds.
Are the dock mattresses for articulated beds?
No. Spring mattresses are too rigid for use in an articulated bed.
What do I have to look to buy a mattress for articulated bed?
Below we give guidelines to choose a Suitable mattress for articulated bed:
Thickness: Maximum 20 - 22 cm.
Materials: Viscoelastic or latex
Core: Profit or adapted with the necessary cuts in the foams that form the base of the mattress.
Sheath: No padded. That are flexible materials.
Maker: You must specifically indicate what is suitable for articulated bed. Carefully check the technical specifications of the mattress.
Do not trust: We have proven that some brands and vendors say that a mattress is suitable for articulated beds just for foaming. The foams can be very rigid. Do not wear docks is not enough to serve in an articulated bed.
Can you use the mattresses for articulated beds in normal somers?
Of course. The Articulated bed mattresses They can be used in any type of somier or base, canope, etc.
In addition, you can always complement your mattress with a Antiescaras mattress For cases of little mobility of the patient.
Comparative mattresses for articulated beds from Gerialife
|Mattress for articulated sanitary beds HR||Visco sanitary articulated beds mattress||Visco Plus sanitary articulated bed mattress||Visco Tencel articulated bed mattress||Visco Plus orthopedic mattress|
|Ideal for articulated bed||Yeah||Yeah||Yeah||Yeah||Yeah|
|Thickness||15 cm.||15 cm.||20 cm.||20 cm.||20 cm.|
|Viscoelastic layer thickness||Does not have||3 cm.||6 cm.||3 cm.||6 cm.|
|Type of case||Sanitary||Sanitary||Sanitary||Tencel||Cotton|