Waterbed Terms You Need to Know-Defined
This entry was posted on December 10, 2012.
Air Extractor-A special vacuum mechanism that removes noisy air in a waterbed mattress.
Bladder-The liner inside of a softside waterbed that holds the water. Can be in the form of tubes that sometimes include foam. Also can include polyester and lumbar fiber support.
Bubble Stop-Prevents bubbles and gasses from forming inside of the waterbed.
Conditioner- A one step, time released formula that conditions the water and fiber to prevent bacteria and mold from growing. Also comes in tablet form for tube style bladders.
Deep Fill-A softside waterbed option that uses 8" of water as its source of contouring support and creating a plush feel.
Fill and Drain Kit-A faucet adapter and pump used to fill and drain the waterbed with ease.
Free Flow-A waterbed with no wave absorption. Allows for full motion.
Hardside Covers-A mattress cover for hardside waterbeds to protect the vinyl.
Hardside Waterbed-The original type of waterbed that consist of a large, vinyl bladder filled with water. It may include wave reduction fiber depending on how much motion is desired.
Heater-Regulated the temperature of the waterbed.
Hydraulic-A hardside waterbed with a 42 chamber reduction system that includes fiber layers for additional comfort and a full 95% motion absorption.
Liner-A protective vinyl layer that fits below a waterbed mattress meant to guard from accidental leaks.
Mid Fill-A softside waterbed mattress that uses 6" of water as its source of contouring support for a balanced feel.
Pull Cap and Seal-A seal to ensure the waterbed is securely air-tight and water-tight.
Semi Waveless-A hardside waterbed with fiber that reduces motion by approximately 60%.
Shallow Fill-A softside waterbed mattress that uses 4" of water as its source of contouring support creating a firmer feel.
Sheet Straps-A securing device for sheets that allows them to be used on hardside mattresses.
Softside Waterbed-The modern waterbed. It looks like a regular mattress, can fit in any mattress frame and does not require special sheets but still has all the benefits of a waterbed.
Super Shock- A formula that eliminates water related odors.
Ultra Waveless-A hardside waterbed that includes several fiber layers to reduce motion by approximately 99%.
Vinyl Conditioner- A mild, non abrasive vinyl cleaner that also prevents the vinyl from becoming brittle and cracking.
Vinyl Repair-A super-holding, fast-drying adhesive designed to make repairs on vinyl.