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25 . Jul . 2017
Acoustic Insulation & Vibration Isolation

Acousticork vibration control portfolio is the high performance alternative to synthetic products. The quietness of the forest is something that cork can also bring to our cities.

25 . Jul . 2017
Acoustic Insulation

Materials designed with urbanisation, acoustic environments and sustainability in mind.

Notícias 17 . Apr . 2019
Notícias
Acoustic Insulation

Cork's air filled closed cell structure enables inherent damping of structural noise transmission, such as step noise and impacts throughout the decking surface and consequently increased acoustic performance.

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Acoustic insulation

Cork's air filled closed cell structure allows for inherent damping of structural noise transmission such as step noise and impacts throughout the decking surface and consequently increased acoustical performance.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Acoustic Insulation

Acoustic Insulation

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Acoustic insulation

Acoustic insulation

09 . Aug . 2019
Acoustic insulation

Acoustic insulation

25 . Jul . 2017
Excellent Acoustic Insulation

Cork has low conductivity to noise and vibration. This is because the gaseous components contained in cork are enclosed in small impermeable compartments, isolated from each other by a moisture-resistant substance.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Thermal and acoustic insulation

In addition to being decorative, these products act as a thermal and acoustic insulator, reducing noise and improving the sense of comfort at home.

29 . Dec . 2017
Excellent Acoustic Insulation

Cork has low conductivity to noise and vibration. This is because the gaseous components contained in cork are enclosed in small impermeable compartments, isolated from each other by a moisture-resistant substance.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Acoustic Insulation

Excellent acoustic and thermal insulation

News 20 . Nov . 2019
News
Acoustic and thermal insulation

Acoustic and thermal insulation

13 . Nov . 2019
To find the best option for acoustic and vibration insulation for your construction project, try the Noise and Vibration Simulator (NVS).

To find the best option for acoustic and vibration insulation for your construction project, try the Noise and Vibration Simulator (NVS).

25 . Jul . 2017
Wall Bearing

The solution for acoustic and antivibratic insulation of masonry.

30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites

Thermal and acoustic insulation, lightweight and fire resistance

03 . Jan . 2019
Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, Landmark Waterfront

High-performance acoustic insulation with the application of Acousticork underscreed.

10 . Dec . 2018
Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, Landmark Waterfront

High-performance acoustic insulation with the application of Acousticork underscreed.

27 . Feb . 2019
Book | Acoustic Insulation

Book | Acousticork

10 . Dec . 2018
Book | Acoustic Insulation

Book | Acousticork

03 . Jan . 2019
Book | Acoustic Insulation

Book | Acousticork

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Construction Materials

Expanded cork and cork boards with various materials that improve thermal and acoustic insulation, as well as energy efficiency in your home.

Articles 27 . Jul . 2017
Articles
6 – Benefit from better acoustic and thermal insulation

The installation of a cork or cork blend underlayment reduces the sound of footstep noise both within the room and in the space below, in the case of 2nd floor and above installations. Cork underlayments can make on grade and below grade floors feel much warmer with their thermal insulating qualities.

29 . Dec . 2017
6 – Benefit from better acoustic and thermal insulation

The installation of a cork or cork blend underlayment reduces the sound of footstep noise both within the room and in the space below, in the case of 2nd floor and above installations. Cork underlayments can make on grade and below grade floors feel much warmer with their thermal insulating qualities.

29 . Dec . 2017
Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
Articles
6 – Benefit from better acoustic and thermal insulation and more comfort.

Day-to-day noises and footfalls in other rooms of the house spread easily. The installation of a cork underlay reduces the sound of footfalls both within the room and in the space below, in the case of installations on 2nd and upper floors, as it reduces impact as well as reflected walking sound. Cork underlays can mak…

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Materials Used

Material Category Acoustic Insulation & Vibration Isolation     Material Reference Underlay and underscreed

Artigos 13 . Aug . 2018
Artigos
Sustainable materials for all types of flooring

Cork is the common denominator used in all our underlays. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlay provides greater comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, ensuring greater energy efficiency and better acoustic and thermal insulation.

09 . Aug . 2019
Underlays

Cork is a common denominator in the production of our accessories and supporting materials for floorings, such as, underlayment. When applied under a floor, an underlayment provides more comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, guaranteeing even greater energy efficiency and acoustic insulation.

08 . Jan . 2019
Construction Materials

Greater silence and comfort. Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing noise and saving energy with solutions based on expanded cork and cork insulation boards with different materials for application on walls.

06 . Aug . 2018
Do you think that sound insulation is important in the daily lives of users of buildings?

Recent research has revealed that sound insulation is closely linked to productivity and concentration. Environments with poorer acoustic conditions affect people’s health and increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

31 . Oct . 2018
What is NVS - Noise and Vibration Simulator?

The NVS - Noise and Vibration Simulator is a free online simulator that allows you to combine different types of flooring solutions available in the market with Acousticork solutions – in order to determine the best choice of acoustic and vibration insulation for your construction project.

Case Studies 08 . Jan . 2020
Case Studies
The final shape

This surface is produced by machines – the cork is removed from a block using a wear process, giving origin to the final shape.   In addition to being visually interesting and decorative, the cork tiles also contribute to a better thermal and acoustic insulation of the spaces where they are used, adapting perfectly to…

Facts and Curiosities 25 . Jul . 2017
Facts and Curiosities
What is cork?

Cork is the bark of the Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber L). It is a completely natural raw material, with unique properties which give it an unrivalled character. It is light, impermeable to liquids and gases, elastic and compressible, provides thermal and acoustic insulation, it is a fire retardant and highly abrasion-re…

Case Studies 28 . Sep . 2018
Case Studies
Cork backing is used in wall covering panels to increase soundproofing.

Vivid colours, rich textures, and a strong visual effect are the main features of the acoustic wall coverings created by the studio, Submaterial. Made from wool felt, they incorporate a cork layer that reinforces the soundproofing. Acoustic performance is a decisive factor for ensuring the comfort of any space, whether…

Blog 24 . Oct . 2019
Blog
Cork is one of these eco-friendly and sustainable materials.

Of 100 % natural origin and from a renewable source, it has a number of properties that make it hard to match. It’s light, elastic, fire- and moisture-resistant, hypoallergenic and impermeable to liquids and gases. In construction, it stands out due to its thermal and acoustic insulation capabilities.     Build with G…

25 . Jul . 2017
Coincidence effect

Mass Law provides a good working rule to predict the airborne Sound Insulation of a partition up to the region of the Critical Frequency and the coincidence effect. The coincidence effect occurs when the Wavelength of the sound in air is the same as the bending waves in the partition. At a certain frequency and angle o…

10 . Oct . 2018
Commitment to innovation and development

Aware of cork’s potential, Amorim Cork Composites has made a major investment in innovation and development and is often presented as a case study in the field of sustainable construction.   Amorim Cork Composites solutions are so comprehensive that it is possible to include them in almost all stages of building constr…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
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With the objective of powering this brainstorming of ideas, the initiative considered a challenge that would put the creativity and the technical knowledge of those present to the test. Starting with five priority market segments for the company – construction materials (reaction to smoke, to fire, acoustic performance…

Articles 25 . Oct . 2017
Articles
Benefits

Cork provides comfort (thermal, acoustic and walking), it is a hypoallergenic solution, and has high durability and low maintenance costs. A floor that contains at least two cork components benefits from a high acoustic performance, both in terms of insulation for adjacent rooms and in terms of inside comfort in a livi…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Need for Underlays

The growing demand by citizens for large urban centers mainly has to do with the incessant search for more satisfying living conditions. This has given rise to the rural exodus. It became necessary to build upwards, as a result of this overcrowding. This gave rise to the first apartment buildings of small family homes.…

31 . Jul . 2017
Pedro Maria Pinho, Amorim Revestimentos

Cork is a sustainable raw material offering a unique set of characteristics (acoustic and thermal insulation, impact resistance, etc) which adds value to the final product when incorporated in a flooring product. In our specific case, our proprietary cork-based technology – Corktech - is a key differentiator of the Wic…

31 . Jul . 2017
Flanking transmission

Flanking is the transmission of sound from a source room to a receiving room by paths other than through the separating partition. For example, impact sound may be transmitted from one room to another through a common timber floor. Other common mechanisms for flanking transmission include suspended ceilings, pipework,…

25 . Jul . 2017
CoMMUTe

CoMMute project has developed a prototype of modular and multifunctional floating flooring for regional and intercity railway cars, using materials with low environmental impact.This solution makes it possible to cut total installation costs and guarantees greater comfort for passengers by delivering improved thermal a…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
Safety, energy efficiency, natural materials, and more sustainable products.

These are the key characteristics of Osirys - an international project that aims to improve buildings’ energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Inevitably cork is one of the project’s core features, with solutions supplied by Amorim Cork Composites and Amorim Isolamentos. The result is a set of eco-innovative material…

Articles 16 . Apr . 2018
Articles
WHY CORK?

Cork is a 100% natural material that has a honeycomb-like structure of microscopic cells filled with an air-like gas and coated mainly with suberin and lignin. One cubic centimeter of cork contains about 40 million cells. It has a closed-cell structure, making it lightweight, airtight and watertight. Cork is an amazing…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
Case Studies
Taking advantage of the precision of CNC moulding technology, 1,500 diamond-shaped cork modules have been used to build an impressive 13-met…

The cork blocks were moulded using CNC technology and were then combined, one by one, to test the construction format. After assembly of the test version, the structure was disassembled and the modules were transported to the store where they were re-combined, in less than 10 days, creating an impressive arch that welc…

Blog 16 . Sep . 2019
Blog
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Do it yourself with Go4cork With the Go4cork line of decorative products, it is very easy to get down to work and cover one (or several) walls of your house with cork. For this purpose, we offer two types of solutions: decorative panels and multipurpose cork rolls. The decorative panels in agglomerated cork come in fou…

Blog 07 . Jan . 2020
Blog
Discovering Cork Inside products

Cork Inside products are available in almost all Go4cork ranges. In the line designed for interior decoration you’ll find them in decorative panels as well as multifunctional rolls. They already appear in the product line for offices and workspaces in memo boards, mouse and desk pads.In these cases, as many of the mate…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Description and functionality

When Amorim Cork Composites added cork and rubber as the core material applied to sandwich wood panels (CPA - acoustic plywood) this was an innovative solution to reduce noise and vibration in interior floors for trains. The combination of viscoelastic material (such as cork) in a sandwich panel contributes greatly to…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
Amorim Cork Composites hosted this year’s General Assembly of the MMFA - Multilayer Modular Flooring Association.

During the 2-day event, latest trends, sales, materials, technologies, new product categories, certification, and research were extensively debated by 75 professionals from leading European flooring companies and their suppliers. Participants discussed the state of the art in this industry and future trends, new develo…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Blog
It’s easy to do it yourself with cork

In these cases, cork is ideal for improving rooms’ thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing interior noise and helping to save energy. You can take advantage of these benefits by installing a cork underlay or floor base and applying expanded cork agglomerate or cork boards to the walls. Placed between the floor and t…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
Articles
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On the theme of "trends and shifts in paradigm”, it should be noted that cork itself is today a fashionable material, widely recognised as such by media figures and influential people from around the world.  Cork is, besides an unbeatable option in terms of sustainability (an increasingly valued requirement), a mouldab…

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