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An air mattress, also known as an airbed, is an inflatable mattress, the majority of which are usually made of (PVC), although recently developed textile-reinforced urethane plastic or rubber versions exist. The deflated mattress can be rolled up or folded and carried or stored relatively easily, making them a popular choice for trips and for temporary bedding at home for guests. They are inflated either orally by blowing into a , or with a manual foot-powered or more commonly inflated via an electric pump. Some are even automatically inflating (up to a certain pressure—some additional inflation is also needed) just by opening the valve.
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A Selection of Popular King Size Inflatable Air Mattress Beds, Single High and Raised, Camping or at Home
Inflatable queen airbed for home useHigh-powered, built-in electric pump for hassle-free inflation and deflation, inflates mattress in approximately 4 minutes
The term air mattress may also refer to a certain inflatable or beach , which has an air-sac "pillow" and several (usually four or five) tubes running its length. Also called a "lilo" (UK, AUS), "pool air mat", "air mat", "pool lounge", or "float(ing) mat(tress)", it is used to recline on the water surface. The Li-Lo trademark for a rubberised material products was registered in UK on 19 Apr 1944 and in the USA on 25 Sep 1947 by P. B. Cow and Co Ltd. An inflatable air mattress for recreational use was advertised as one of the Li-Lo brand of products at the British Industries Fair in London 1949. Although it bears some resemblance to an air mattress, it is typically not built as strongly and may not reliably stay inflated all night long, making it impractical for use as a bed.