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What is Tempur?

Tempur material is memory foam manufactured by Tempur-pedic. Tempur-pedic owns the original formula of memory foam developed by a NASA contract.

Tempur-pedic offers a variety of mattresses from firm to plush that use varying degrees of Tempur material along with higher density foams.

The main difference between Tempur and other types of memory foams that have been developed by competing foam manufacturers and mattress makers is the blend of substances in the memory foam.

Pros: Tempur material is the 'original' memory foam and has been refined by Tempur-pedic's scientists over the years specifically for mattresses whereas other types of memory foam may not have been as well developed.

Cons: Like other memory foams, Tempur material is a polyurethane foam blend and prone to claims of off-gassing.

Material Scores

Overall Score: 9.4/10

Comfort: 9.4/10

Softness: 9.3/10

Heat: 8.8/10

Hypoallergenic: 8.1/10

Odor: 8.4/10

Eco-Conscious: 8.5/10

General Support: 9.1/10

Price Value: 8.5/10

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Additional Tempur Facts

How It's Made

Tempur is made from a proprietary blend of material similar to polyurethane, though with some important distinctions that give it the Tempur feel, the slow response, and contour.

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