What Materials Are Used To Make Bean Bag Chairs?

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Bean bags today use polystyrene bead for filling. Polystyrene bead originally comes in a sugar form and steam is blown into the sugar to expand it. It is also called expanded polystyrene or EPS in the industry. The diameter of the bead that goes into the bean bag does vary from about 3 - 9mm. However, you can now also purchase micro-bead which is 1 - 3mm in diameter. After a couple of years of use, the beans within a bean bag will become compressed and comfort will be reduced. You can generally pick up smaller bags of refill to top them up. In 2005, a UK based company developed a new style of bean bag, shifting away from the standard blob style to a more stylish designer range of furniture. This style of bean bag has quickly caught on with expats living in London, primarily because they don't want to buy expensive leather suites to only use for a couple of years before returning to their home overseas. What Should I Consider When Buying A Bean Bag Chair? There are many things to look ... more
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