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19 results found cork vs foam

07 . Feb . 2019
New thermoformable cork material with recycled foam fosters a new generation of footwear materials

Amorim Footcork® Evolution delivers sustainability and innovation, responding to the need of the footwear industry to use more efficient and sustainable materials in its production process.

06 . Apr . 2023
Why choose a cork-based underlayment instead of a 100% foam solution?

Cork underlayments are more durable over time compared to foam-based solutions

05 . Jul . 2022
Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam delivers great benefits in all flooring installations.

05 . Jul . 2022
Nike Grind EVA

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam delivers great benefits in all flooring installations.

27 . Mar . 2023
19 . Apr . 2022
Cork Yoga Mat

The Cork Yoga Mat is a combination of a foam bottom and a smooth natural cork top layer, offering perfect cushioning and a non-slip surface with the perfect grip.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underlayments for LVT (flexible/rigid)

Agglomerated cork and recycled PU foam underlayment for impact noise and LVT floor protection.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed U34C

Circular economy product - Cork inside Agglomerated recycled rubber mixed with cork and EVA foam resilient layer for impact noise insulation of floating screed. - With recycled rubber - Available in 6/3mm and 8/4mm thickness

13 . Jun . 2023
5 advantages of cork yoga props

Cork yoga props offer several benefits over conventional accessories made from synthetic materials, such as foam. Discover the main reasons why cork is an excellent option for this type of accessory:

Blog 27 . Jul . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites has launched a new underlay Go4Cork Blend, with a negative carbon balance, that combines cork composites with EVA foam, using recycled scraps from Nike’s footwear manufacturing process – called Nike Grind.

07 . Sep . 2023
One of the main challenges that the electric vehicle industry faces is to find sustainable materials to incorporate into their designs, in o…

Amorim Cork Composites has now launched an innovative range of multilayer systems that combine cork with other materials - such as mica, foam or aerogel - to create more sustainable, high-performance solutions. Cork is a 100% natural, reusable and recyclable material, and from an environmental, social or economic persp…

23 . Sep . 2022
Material used

The underscreed selected for application in the eMedia Investments building was the Acousticork U38. Made from cork and recycled polyurethane foam, it guarantees excellent impact noise insulation in new and refurbished buildings.   In addition to the thermo-acoustic insulation properties, the U38 has a high load capaci…

23 . Sep . 2022
Material used

The underscreed selected for application in the eMedia Investments building was the Acousticork U38. Made from cork and recycled polyurethane foam, it guarantees excellent impact noise insulation in new and refurbished buildings.   In addition to the thermo-acoustic insulation properties, the U38 has a high load capaci…

05 . Jan . 2023
Materials used

The underscreed chosen for the Center for Islamic Civilization was U85, from Amorim’s Acousticork range.   Produced with circular economy materials, it consists of agglomerated cork mixed with recycled polyurethane foam and a layer of recycled rubber to insulate impact noise from the floating screed.   The use of waste…

Blog 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…

Blog 20 . Nov . 2019
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Performance, sustainability and a focus on the circular economy are the main features of U38 - the latest Acousticork underscreed, developed…

Produced from cork and recycled polyethylene foam, U38 innovatively combines the acoustic and load-bearing capacities of foam-based underscreeds with cork's resilience and environmental credentials. The pre-attached PE foil raises the tensile strength of the underscreed as well as it will allow cut costs by eliminating…

04 . Nov . 2021
The sustainability factor

Depending on the specific type of application, several materials in the market, with a synthetic or inorganic base, are competing with cork. Rubber- or foam-based materials have dominated the world market, since they combine performance with low costs. However, the situation has been changing over recent years, due to…

08 . Nov . 2021
The sustainability factor

Depending on the specific type of application, several materials in the market, with a synthetic or inorganic base, are competing with cork. Rubber- or foam-based materials have dominated the world market, since they combine performance with low costs. However, the situation has been changing over recent years, due to…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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If you had to highlight two major advantages of cork, which ones would you choose?

One of the things that I find really fascinating about cork is that, in many ways, it acts like a very dense memory foam. It always bounces back to its original form after being subjected to mechanical pressure. This unique trait is a result of its iconic hexagonal cellular structure that also gives the material the ab…

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