These sheets, cut from the bottom of the SunMate buns, are of such high quality we can't bear to scrap them. The foam still has all the same properties of a regular sheet of SunMate, but one side has a light skin with slight wrinkling and some thin air pockets. The other side is first-quality SunMate.
This is an excellent solution for those operating on a budget. SunMate can be cut easily with an electric kitchen knife, box cutter or foam cutting blade. Use as FIPS base foam for seat/back cushions, padding for foot boxes, adduction, abduction or arm troughs, upholstery projects, knee pads, camping mats, exercise mats, mattress overlays, orthopedic pet beds and more!
Bottom cuts are available in Soft or Medium support pressures in limited quantities (up to 10 each). Check the Discount Overstock page to see what our current inventory contains. If you prefer a different pressure quality (X-Soft, Medium-Soft, etc.) call first for availability, 1-855-SUNMATE, or contact us before ordering.
If you ride motorcycles or fly your own plane, now is a perfect time to get to that seat upgrade you've been wanting to do. SunMate® and Pudgee® foams are widely used by auto and motorcycle upholstery shops and DIYers to retrofit uncomfortable stock seats in all models of motorcycle, race car, boat, and personal vehicle or aircraft.
You won't find high-quality, medical-grade, performance foams like ours in the local craft or big box stores. But it's easy to order directly from us through our website, or by phone or email. Order as few as 1 piece of foam or take advantage of our volume discounts for quantities of 16 or more. (Price sheets provided upon request.) Check out our Discounted Overstock page for pricing up to 50% off. (Limited quantities available. Inventory is updated weekly.)
Our current operating hours are Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 AM-5:00 PM EST, and Customer Service is available Mon.-Fri. from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM to take orders and answer questions.
Our foams are popular for applications like vehicle seating due their high-impact dissipation, vibration-absorption, and long-term seating comfort properties; but our foams also make great office chair cushions for those who now find themselves working from home at an improvised work station. We make standard 16"x16" or 16"x18" cushions in a range of softness/firmness to suit your support and weight distribution needs so you can sit for longer periods of time without developing lower back pain or pressure points. There's a reason why the most prevalent use of our foam materials, for over 50 years, has been as wheelchair cushions and wheelchair seating components. We also offer removable, washable slipcovers.
Trying to get in some physical exercise during the lockdown, but can't get outside? A 1/4"-1/2" sheet of SunMate® makes a great yoga or exercise mat. Add a thicker 3"-4" cushion for balance practice.
Maybe your dinner table chairs, favorite gaming chair, piano bench or work stool could use an upgrade in the padding. A large sheet of SunMate® can be cut easily into smaller shapes and multiple pieces using an electric kitchen carving knife for some DIY re-upholstery projects.
Do you have an elderly pet who would appreciate the support of an orthopedic SunMate® cushion, or coolness of a Pudgee® gel pad? Make a new pet bed for the family dog, or order one of our pre-made pet beds filled with shredded SunMate®. Now is also a great time to get out and ride the horses who have been resting over the winter. Cut some shims for your horse's saddle pad to protect those places where the saddle rubs or creates excessive pressure.
We are all experiencing unprecedented times during the Covid-19 pandemic which is causing much stress and putting business-as-usual on hold for a bit, but if we can help you get through this more comfortably by assisting you with any of the above-mentioned projects, or if you need advice with a unique application you may have but are not sure how to proceed, we're here to help you figure out how to get it done. Give us a call, toll-free: 1-855-SUNMATE (786-6283).
March 23, 2020:
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic’s result in business slow down and school closures, as well as cancellations and postponements of events nationwide, we want to assure you that our manufacturing facility will remain open and fully operational for the foreseeable future.
Several factors make it possible for us to function “per usual”:
In spite of our fortunate status, the health and safety of our employees and visitors remains a priority. We routinely clean and disinfect all frequently-touched surfaces. The very nature of foam manufacture requires our production employees to wear gloves, eye protection and respirators when making foam, and we keep nitrile gloves and face masks in stock at all times.
All full-time employees have paid sick leave, vacation time and flexibility to work from home where possible. And as a small privately-owned company, we can be flexible with our work days, hours, and shifts as required by the circumstance.
As part of our ISO 9001:2015 certification, we have back-ups in place for procedures, equipment, and material procurement. Our production employees are cross-trained and can step up to fill a void when and where needed.
These are just some of the ways we routinely prepare so you can be confident placing your orders with us.
We are following the news and market activity vigilantly, and will keep you apprised should there be any major change to our current operational status. Please check this website, our Twitter or Facebook page for updates.
As always, our goal is to continue to produce the highest quality products with the best customer service possible. If there is anything we can do to assist you with your foam needs, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Andrew Biebinger, Chief Operations Officer
Both of the events DSI was planning to attend in March have been rescheduled. The Foam Expo in Novi, MI, being held at the Suburban Collection Showplace, will now take place August 25-27. Registration for this event is free.
DSI will plan to attend the Equestrian Exchange & Tack Sale being held at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC during their fall event Sept. 3-7.
It is often helpful to see and feel the differences between SunMate pressure qualities before you make your purchase. You may request a sample pack, price sheets and product information using our Contact Form on this website. We will ship them to you for free! (Limit one sample pack per customer.)