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Giving Baby and You Peaceful Sleep with the Perfect Crib Mattress

Ever wonder what goes into our Kolcraft and Sealy crib mattresses? We wanted to give you a glimpse into how Kolcraft is setting standards in quality and leading the industry to make better products for babies.

Kolcraft’s Quality Assurance is Impressive

  1. 60+ point quality inspection—high standards at every step in the process
  2. 20 point quality inspection for innersprings
  3. 23 point quality inspection for sewing and labeling
  4. 12 point quality inspection for stuffing
  5. 5 point quality inspection for labeling, packaging, and full build visual for final product
  6. Size specification checklist, Kolcraft designed the “Measurement Box”, to ensure optimal crib fit and standard requirements

Kolcraft is a a leader in crib mattress research and development, safety, compliance and ASTM Standards!

  1. Open Flame Flammability Testing & Cigarette Burn Testing
  2. Durability Test with Hexagonal Roller—240 lbs. rolled between 20K-100K times (simulates rolling back and forth across the mattress)
  3. Impact Test: 80-230 lbs. of force dropped in 3 locations 20K-100K times (simulates sitting or jumping on the bed to test deformation/wear & tear)
  4. Static Load Test: 60-200 lbs. of pressure for 4 straight days (simulates positional sleep for an extended period of time/sagging)
  5. Cornell/Firmness Retention Test: 80 lbs. of pressure applied 60K times to measure any deformation (simulates a child sitting or laying on a bed multiple times)
  6. Cold cracking – covers & coatings
  7. Toxicity: chemicals, phthalates, lead, heavy metals, formaldehyde of components, covers and colors in the cover
  8. Microbial tests on antibacterial claims
  9. Colorfastness to rubbing, saliva, perspiration
  10. Cover strength, abrasion, stain and tear resistance, fabric cover piling, water proofing & repellency, clean-ability tests
  11. Shipping & packaging thickness, tensile strength, abrasion, damage, tear and puncture-resistance

Kolcraft is proud to be the leader in manufacturing crib mattresses. We love helping babies and parents have a peaceful night’s sleep.

Posted August 4, 2011

by MichelleH

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