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Notícias 17 . Apr . 2019
Notícias
Lightweight

Due to the material’s composition, besides its leveling and fairing function, it fosters a significant weight reduction, since it is 2 to 5 times lighter than conventional primary decking solutions in the market. This has a direct impact on the vessel’s final weight and stability, improving vessel performance and ratin…

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
Lightweight

Due to the materials composition, besides its leveling and fairing function it significantly benefits weight reduction, being 2 to 5 times lighter than conventional primary decking’s having a direct impact on final vessel weight, stability and therefore improved vessel performance and rating.

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
Natural and lightweight materials

Natural and lightweight materials are simple solutions focused on the lightness that cork can provide to the end product. They seek to respond to the need to reduce the weight of cars and other means of transport, thus contributing to reducing the resources and energy needed to design and use them. These are materia…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Lightweight material

Lightweight core material

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Lightweight flexible core material

Lightweight flexible core material

Case Studies 28 . Sep . 2018
Case Studies
Flexible and lightweight interior material

Flexible and lightweight interior material

09 . Oct . 2018
Lightweight thermal insulation and high comfort performance

Footcork granules of carefully selected raw material enable simple and comfortable molded forms to satisfy the most demanding walkers. Our products enhance foot comfort by providing excellent shock absorption, cushioning, ground insulation and waterproofing.

19 . Apr . 2022
Lightweight thermal insulation and high comfort performance

Footcork granules of carefully selected raw material enable simple and comfortable molded forms to satisfy the most demanding walkers. Our products enhance foot comfort by providing excellent shock absorption, cushioning, ground insulation and waterproofing.

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
Multifunctional Modular Panels

Alucork is a lightweight floating floor system for railway interiors.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Lightweight flexible core material

Extremely light and buoyant

News 26 . Oct . 2020
News
What is Stork?

STORK stands for stone and cork and combines different, but highly appreciated, intrinsic characteristics from both natural materials. The solution is designed in layers and, depending on the application, it uses the latest composite modelling strategies and production methods to become a nature blend of two highly val…

06 . Aug . 2018
22 . Oct . 2021
09 . Oct . 2018
High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic

Footcork sheets and rolls of carefully selected raw materials enable simple and easy machining and thermoforming. The different granularity of the carefully selected raw materials allows developing simple and comfortable molded forms, in order to meet the most demanding needs of patients in orthopedic care.

19 . Apr . 2022
High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic

Footcork sheets and rolls of carefully selected raw materials enable simple and easy machining and thermoforming. The different granularity of the carefully selected raw materials allows developing simple and comfortable molded forms, in order to meet the most demanding needs of patients in orthopedic care.

News 09 . Mar . 2018
News
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09 . Oct . 2018
Health & Orthopedic

High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic.

19 . Apr . 2022
Health & Orthopedic

High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic.

25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies 07 . Dec . 2018
Case Studies
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During the design phase of the new Lisbon Cruise Terminal, the need for a lightweight structural concrete was identified - to reduce the weight of the building’s structure without undermining its strength. It was decided to use natural cork granulates as a lightweight aggregate solution.

09 . Mar . 2018
40% lighter than regular concrete

During the design phase of the new Lisbon Cruise Terminal, the need for a lightweight structural concrete was identified - to reduce the weight of the building’s structure without undermining its strength. It was decided to use natural cork granulates as a lightweight aggregate solution.

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
Articles
1 - Easy and simple to install

The installation of the underlay is easy, simple and effective. The material is lightweight, but extremely durable. With less than 6 steps, anyone can easily apply an underlay to the floor. Check out installation instructions here.

09 . Aug . 2019
Coasters

Protect your table with cork coasters.   Lightweight and waterproof. You can place any type of cup or mug on them. The natural colour of cork is neutral, and easily matches the rest of your table decor.

About Us 25 . Jul . 2017
About Us
EcoTrain: light, fast, eco-efficient

As an eco-efficient solution, lightweight and comfortable, cork is a fundamental element for increasing thermal and acoustic comfort, reducing weight and optimizing energy consumption. The solutions of Amorim Cork Composites are applied on the flooring, partitions, and side panels of the EcoTrain, contributing to the c…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
Articles
What's the impact of a cork composite solution in transportation applications, used in interior floors of passenger railway carriages?

The Alucork® floor is a lightweight composite structure composed of a sandwich panel with a CorecorkTM core, resulting in an appreciable weight reduction compared to current technology plywood panels and an improved noise and thermal insulation performance.

News 26 . Oct . 2017
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Use of natural cork in footwear dates back to the Roman era. Since the early 1930’s natural cork slabs have been used to make shoe platforms and orthopedic components, the “star” performer in the field of foot health and comfort. For many decades, cork has been the simplest, best quality and most lightweight option, in…

News 12 . Feb . 2021
News
With so many materials to choose from, why cork?

As a product design studio we are constantly looking for unique and sustainable materials to work with.   Cork is certainly one of the most sustainable materials in the world with a large variety of applications and available grades.   Cork is not often seen or used within high-end product design, it was therefore impo…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
News
Cork is a natural, 100 percent recyclable and environmentally friendly product. Were these characteristics important for your decision? Is s…

Yes, of course, sustainability was one aspect of cork that attracted me to the material. Cork is not only sustainable in its production but since it is a relatively lightweight material, it requires much less energy to transport and install. The fact that there is almost zero waste in the cork manufacturing process was…

19 . Apr . 2022
intro: yoga blocks

They can also be used as a meditation cushion or as support during moments of relaxation at the beginning and end of the practice. Taking advantage of the properties of this raw material, these cork yoga blocks are very lightweight and easy-to-carry, while at the same time conveying a feeling of warmth and comfort duri…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Solution

Cork surfboards with Amorim Cork Composites' Corecork technology, relatively thin, strong face sheets bonded to thicker, lightweight core materials. These boards were the result of a joint work from dozens of designers, researchers, aerodynamics and materials development experts and the professional surfer Garrett McNa…

News 26 . Sep . 2019
News
Why Cork?

“The idea is to produce cork-based shoes because we believe in the properties of cork such as its lightweight and sustainability, but we also really appreciate that the material comes from Europe and not from somewhere else requiring long-distance transportation. Cork is also a nice material to work with; it's easy to…

09 . Oct . 2018
We’re innovating in the global footwear industry with attractive, comfortable and natural materials.

Cork is a natural, comfortable, lightweight and attractive material. It gives a touch of distinction and originality to the items into which it is incorporated, since it is a natural product. Footcork has its own digital fingerprint, which makes each pair of shoes unique. Cork skin can, for example, be used with its na…

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
With an attractive look and a warm and soft touch, cork is an innovative option for interior vehicle components that combine the beauty of a…

Cork can take on many different shapes, from the simplest to the most complex, to meet the manufacturers' design requirements and create sophisticated and elegant interiors, using, for example, molding, lamination, extrusion and injection processes. Lightweight, durable and with a high thermal insulation and anti-vibra…

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
Articles
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Coasters Lightweight and waterproof, Go4cork coasters protect glass and wood surfaces from scratches and stains and can be used for both hot and cold drinks. Cork absorbs heat and condensation from crockery, and after use you just need to wipe them with a damp cloth. Cork’s neutral colour goes well with all kinds of…

19 . Apr . 2022
We’re innovating in the global footwear industry with attractive, comfortable and natural materials.

Cork is a natural, comfortable, lightweight and attractive material. It gives a touch of distinction and originality to the items into which it is incorporated, since it is a natural product. Footcork has its own digital fingerprint, which makes each pair of shoes unique. Cork skin can, for example, be used with its na…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of carrying capacity

Lightweight construction with cork technology reduces the deck weight of passenger vessels by 30% to 50%, thereby enabling a larger passenger and/or cargo capacity. Depending on their objectives and requirements, ship operators can use this weight advantage to enhance equipment, comfort, catering or on-board entertainm…

10 . Oct . 2018
Cork: natural, versatile and sustainable

Cork is a natural, recyclable, renewable raw material that plays an important role in the reduction of greenhouse gases. Over recent years, it has been gaining prominence in the area of sustainable and eco-efficient construction, mainly due to its thermal insulation, and acoustic and vibration isolation properties. In…

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…

Articles 10 . May . 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…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
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…

04 . Nov . 2021
Polymers and the circular economy

Although this is an article about silence, since we are talking about cork’s impact on the quality of life in urban contexts, it would be absurd to focus solely on cork's acoustic performance. Cork is valued in the building industry due to many other characteristics, in particular the fact that it offers excellent ther…

08 . Nov . 2021
Polymers and the circular economy

Although this is an article about silence, since we are talking about cork’s impact on the quality of life in urban contexts, it would be absurd to focus solely on cork's acoustic performance. Cork is valued in the building industry due to many other characteristics, in particular the fact that it offers excellent ther…

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