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73 results found cork rubber

05 . Jul . 2018
Cork-rubber Flooring

Cork-rubber products for different applications

12 . Jul . 2018
27 . Jul . 2017
Multipurpose Cork-rubber Flooring

Cork-rubber and rubber products for different applications

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

26 . Apr . 2022
Cork and rubber gaskets

National is a Swedish partner company of Amorim Cork Composites for sealing solutions focused on the automotive industry. As it specialises in heavy machinery, selected Amorim Tech Seal solutions to seal the fuel tank caps of tractors, trucks, and other heavy vehicles. ​ The rubber-applied cork gaskets fully matched th…

Articles 09 . Aug . 2019
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Cork and rubber for floor protection

If you’re taking on a simpler but equally useful project, try the Go4cork multipurpose products, which you can install in just a few minutes. Made from cork with recycled rubber and EVA, these products have been specially designed to absorb vibration, protecting floors and making your home quieter. Shims and boards can…

25 . Jul . 2017
Power equipment noise emissions have become significant contributors to urban noise pollution, Amorim’s solutions are cork rubber based elas…

Cork plays a significant role in the elastomer and is directly responsible for the damping function, commonly designated as the energy loss factor, while the rubber matrix takes care of the isolation, together they are the ideal combination when considering vibration and noise reduction solutions especially at resonanc…

20 . Apr . 2022
Power equipment noise emissions have become significant contributors to urban noise pollution, Amorim’s solutions are cork rubber based elas…

Cork plays a significant role in the elastomer and is directly responsible for the damping function, commonly designated as the energy loss factor, while the rubber matrix takes care of the isolation, together they are the ideal combination when considering vibration and noise reduction solutions especially at resonanc…

05 . Jul . 2018
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Cork-rubber products for different applications 06 . Jul . 2018
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09 . Aug . 2019
Underlayments

Make your home more efficient and comfortable with underlayments, adhesives, and multi-purpose products made with cork and rubber.

28 . Mar . 2018
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

22 . Oct . 2021
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

13 . Nov . 2019
Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

22 . Oct . 2021
Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

22 . Oct . 2021
U36

U36 Circular economy product - Cork inside No rubber

25 . Jul . 2017
Molded cork-rubber collars and washers provide an effective and simple solution to flanking paths produced by the usage of rigid connections…

Untreated connections often result in vibration flanking paths, propagating vibration throughout the structure through the bolt to the surrounding area resulting in structural borne noise.

25 . Jul . 2017
RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

It serves as an excellent stress/dimensional absorber during the resin impregnation process, absorbing contradicting dimensional changes. Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process, preventing cracking of the resin insulator and reduci…

20 . Apr . 2022
Molded cork-rubber collars and washers provide an effective and simple solution to flanking paths produced by the usage of rigid connections…

Untreated connections often result in vibration flanking paths, propagating vibration throughout the structure through the bolt to the surrounding area resulting in structural borne noise.

20 . Apr . 2022
RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

It serves as an excellent stress/dimensional absorber during the resin impregnation process, absorbing contradicting dimensional changes. Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process, preventing cracking of the resin insulator and reduci…

10 . Dec . 2018
Material used

Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

22 . Oct . 2021
Material used

Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

22 . Oct . 2021
Underlayments for Ceramic and Natural Stone Floor

Agglomerated cork and recycled rubber underlayment for impact, noise, and thermal insulation.

22 . Oct . 2021
MS-R0

Cork and Recycled Rubber __ Optimum load (MPa): 0,3 - 1,4 Maximum load (MPa): 8

03 . Jan . 2019
Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project of the new Four Seasons building in Bangkok, a cork underscreed with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area of the hotel, including common areas. The flooring was then finished with laminated wood and ceramic material.

04 . Nov . 2021
Four Seasons Hotel

Bangkok, Four Seasons Hotel. The underscreed from Acousticork range, combines agglomerated cork with recycled rubber, making it a 100% recycled and sustainable product. In addition to acoustic comfort, the use of an underscreed also improves the building’s thermal performance, making a decisive contribution to the well…

08 . Nov . 2021
Four Seasons Hotel

Bangkok, Four Seasons Hotel. The underscreed from Acousticork range, combines agglomerated cork with recycled rubber, making it a 100% recycled and sustainable product. In addition to acoustic comfort, the use of an underscreed also improves the building’s thermal performance, making a decisive contribution to the well…

31 . Jul . 2017
Resilient

A floor or a layer that has some "give" or elasticity when you walk across it. This category includes linoleum, cork, rubber and specialty resilient.

21 . Apr . 2022
Resilient

A floor or a layer that has some "give" or elasticity when you walk across it. This category includes linoleum, cork, rubber and specialty resilient.

12 . Apr . 2021
1. IDENTIFY

Identify surplus waste in your production process. The ReVALUE programme receives excess sheets, rolls, plates and blocks of any type – ranging from natural cork to cork with rubber.

08 . Apr . 2022
Lamination

Lamination is a technique widely used in the furniture industry in which cork is used to cover wooden structures, foams, plastics, metal, rubber or fibers. It is thus possible to associate the appearance of cork with the robustness and resistance of the material that serves as its structure.

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
ACM 49

ACM49 is a cork rubber composite material used for deck coverings in professional and recreational marine vessels, pool decks, pontoons and wellness centers.The combination of cork and selected rubbers leads to unique properties, providing a durable and slip resistant covering, with enviable aesthetics, easy to maintai…

Articles 20 . Nov . 2018
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Granulated cork has been increasingly used as an infill in artificial turf systems, offering significant advantages over plastic- or rubber-based synthetic infills.

Case Studies 16 . Nov . 2022
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The presence of cork in these solutions also has a positive impact on the shape factor comparing to rubbers. While rubbers are considered incompressible and require space to displace the compressed volume, the rubber-cork formula developed by Amorim Cork Composites displaces much less volume, due to the internal compre…

22 . Oct . 2021
Cork composites for high performance

While cork has a higher loss factor than rubber – which is essential to the dampening function and consequent dissipation of energy – anti-vibration rubbers are isolative and offer very little damping. The combination of these two materials as a cork rubber composite brings added characteristics as a vibration isolatio…

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork composites for high performance

While cork has a higher loss factor than rubber – which is essential to the dampening function and consequent dissipation of energy – anti-vibration rubbers are isolative and offer very little damping. The combination of these two materials as a cork rubber composite brings added characteristics as a vibration isolatio…

25 . Jul . 2017
Acousticork Underscreed U36

U36 takes sustainability and the focus on the circular economy to another level. It is made of cork, a natural and reusable raw material, with post-production circular economy materials and no rubber, to address one of the most critical problems today: noise.

Case Studies 08 . Jan . 2020
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The result of the work developed by the ten designers was presented to the public, for the first time, in Lisbon, at the design and architecture biennial, EXD’13, and it included not only proposals where cork was the only raw material used, but also solutions that combined cork with materials such as concrete, metal or…

25 . Jun . 2018
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

22 . Oct . 2021
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
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Ecological, safe and comfortable

The flooring solution is the result of a joint initiative between three companies and is based on natural cork, with a non-toxic solvent-free binder that ensures grip and durability similar to rubber, but is more environmentally friendly, safe and comfortable.   These characteristics make the flooring solution particul…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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Shape factor

Sf is the geometric measure for the shape of an anti-vibration pad, defined by the ratio of the loaded area and the area of the sum of the perimeter surfaces. The correct design of the shape fac-tor is important to achieve the correct stiffness. While rubbers are considered incompressible, needing space to dis-place t…

News 28 . May . 2021
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What materials currently compete with cork?

Depending on the field of application, we find different materials that can compete with cork. For example, in the case of electric mobility, the most commonly-used materials for thermal management and sealing are silicone sponges, polyurethane foams and ceramic materials (micas). In the T&D Transmission and Distri…

News 26 . Oct . 2017
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After WWII agglomerated and rubber cork have been a constant feature of orthopedic applications (orthoses), integrated within specially made shoes, or simply as materials for CnC customized parts or even as a correction material when making adjustments to customized items for patients.

About Us 25 . Jul . 2017
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FieldTurf

FieldTurf, the specialist in developing artificial turf solutions and the pioneer in the research of latest generation products for sport surfaces integrated cork in two of their most recent systems, Coolplay and Purefill, already applied on some of the largest stadiums in the world. Searching for high performance and…

26 . Apr . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites has been supplying high quality sealing gas materials for over 25 years to various national and international customers. ​ In addition to cork and rubber seals for natural gas and LPG systems, we are expanding our product range by offering solutions for hydrogen. This and other low-carbon gases r…

25 . Jul . 2017
Power equipment and accessories seals and gaskets

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for flats sealing applications

20 . Apr . 2022
Power equipment and accessories seals and gaskets

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for flats sealing applications

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
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The use of underlays in all types of flooring solutions provides significant improvements in terms of thermal comfort, sound insulation and…

Underlays can consist of pure agglomerated cork or agglomerated cork mixed with other composites, e.g. Recycled Rubber, PUR or EVA polymers. They can have different sizes, according to the application.Underlays not only improves the thermal and acoustical insulation but also allows the levelling of the floor before lay…

22 . Oct . 2021
Solutions for different types of final flooring

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems. Our range of underlayment may consist of cork agglomerate or contain other recycled materials, such as PU, Recycled Rubber or EVA. Compared to synthetic materials, cork is the right choice when looking for a solution that guarantees performance but is also sust…

10 . Dec . 2021
Solutions for different types of final flooring.

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems. Our range of underlayment may consist of cork agglomerate or contain other recycled materials, such as PU, Recycled Rubber or EVA. Compared to synthetic materials, cork is the right choice when looking for a solution that guarantees performance but is also sust…

01 . Aug . 2017
Cork Infill - V2

This product is a new generation of composite material incorporating cork. It is implemented as an innovative solution for use in artificial turf: its application is similar to that of a substrate, replacing traditional recycled rubber pellets. V2 significantly reduces the surface temperature of the turf, having a dire…

Articles 16 . Apr . 2018
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Leveling the Floor

Choosing the appropriate leveling solution is essential to sub-floor preparation. A level sub-floor is a basic requirement for almost any type of floor covering. Any discrepancies of less than 2 mm are leveled easily with the right underlay. Underlays composed of cork and rubber, for example, accommodate small grains o…

Articles 10 . May . 2018
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Leveling the Floor

Choosing the appropriate leveling solution is essential to sub-floor preparation. A level sub-floor is a basic requirement for almost any type of floor covering. Any discrepancies of less than 2 mm are leveled easily with the right underlay. Underlays composed of cork and rubber, for example, accommodate small grains o…

Articles 07 . Feb . 2019
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Amorim Cork Composites and the Circular Economy

Amorim Cork Composites, a Corticeira Amorim company, was created to attribute value to cork-based sub products and other cork derivatives which due to their technical characteristics, have less interest for the production of cork stoppers. In light of the opportunity of leveraging the performance of composite materials…

25 . Jul . 2017
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz when correctly installed.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain ve…

22 . Oct . 2021
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz when correctly installed.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain ve…

Articles 20 . Jul . 2018
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Natural raw materials

What is the source of the chemical materials and elements used in plastic- and rubber-based infills? Despite the strict rules on raw materials that can be used to produce synthetic infills, concerns remain regarding the potential use of poorer-quality materials or materials from an unknown source. This is not the case…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Solution

The items of the METAMORPHOSIS exhibition, developed by a group of naturally talented people, open up a new range of products and applications. The invited professionals joined their technical vision with artistic sensibility and the knowledge they have of the market, creating solutions where cork intersects with vario…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
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Main Objective

The club's main goals were to reduce maintenance costs and guarantee safety in sports activities, as well as improving players' performance.   These objectives were achieved through the substitution of the rubber layer by a cork infill that have made it possible to eliminate the agglutination of granulates, unpleasant…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites’ Acousticork range, specially developed for building industry, is now more complete with these two vibration control materials, made of engineered compounds with cork and natural rubber. Acousticork VC1005 and VC1006 are suitable for vibration control applications that require very high isolation…

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
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If you are currently trying to decide on which flooring to use in remodelling your home, and if your main concern is the choice of look that…

An underlay is much more than just something you place under the flooring. The underlay is part of a solid foundation that can determine the floor’s performance in terms of acoustic properties and comfort, while also adding to its lifespan. Even though it is not visible, it can still be felt and perceived thanks to the…

11 . Oct . 2018
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Amorim Cork Composites’ Acousticork range, specially developed for building industry, is now more complete with these two vibration control materials, made of engineered compounds with cork and natural rubber. Acousticork VC1005 and VC1006 are suitable for vibration control applications that require very high isolation…

22 . Oct . 2021
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Amorim Cork Composites’ Acousticork range, specially developed for building industry, is now more complete with these two vibration control materials, made of engineered compounds with cork and natural rubber. Acousticork VC1005 and VC1006 are suitable for vibration control applications that require very high isolation…

Articles 16 . Sep . 2019
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Underlay: simple, but efficient An underlay is a layer of material applied during the installation process between the concrete layer (or the previous flooring) and the final flooring. It is an element that is out of sight, but whose presence is felt with every step. With an underlay, the sound of children jumping and…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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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 02 . Nov . 2020
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Based on a strong culture of innovation, we develop highly efficient solutions and incorporate by-products from other industries - such as foams, polymers and rubbers - into our processes, giving them a second life, since they would normally be deposited in landfills.   Examples include Footcork® Evolution and Underlay…

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