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Blog 25 . Aug . 2020
What is the potential of 3d moulding techniques for cork, in your opinion?

We haven’t yet tested 3D moulding, but we feel pretty amazed by this technology.Bridging craft with technology is always inspiring. Mixing up modern techniques with a material that has a strong heritage can only bring new ideas. We feel closer to craftsmanship, sculpting … the poetry of working with our hands…But for c…

Blog 12 . Dec . 2017
What do you think about cork molding techniques?

Cédric: These will help the material explore new applications. Klas: I think this is a key factor to creating new business options, and I believe this is the most interesting innovation for cork, especially for Studio Corkinho.

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
What do you think about the cork molding properties? Do you consider it a good material to work with this technique?

I believe that molding is an excellent alternative to machining, as it is more cost-efficient, offers a superior finish and uses less raw material. It is really interesting being part of a team that is trying to take this technology to the next level, with a higher degree of both precision and automation. We are also l…

30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility Interior Compounds

Cork can be combined with different thermoplastic materials, partially replacing plastic and creating more sustainable end products. These materials can be processed using different production techniques - such as extrusion, injection molding, thermoforming, blow molding or continuous press - creating components that a…

08 . Apr . 2022
Compression molding

For more demanding formats, we have developed a special cork formula that can be molded to create complex shapes. Compression molding allows for faster production cycles than CNC machining and is suitable for large-scale production. Furthermore, compression molding is a technique that allows for high throughputs, makin…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
Amorim Cork Composites develops a new composite for 3D molding technology.

Amorim Cork Composites has established partnerships with Swedish entrepreneurs, who have extensive experience in the wood industry and master 3D molding techniques with a long tradition in Scandinavia.This is a two way process where we combine our knowledge in cork raised through research, experimentation, and over 140…

Blog 09 . Nov . 2020
Natural beauty. A solution prepared to withstand the demands of everyday life

Moulding techniques have made it possible to combine cork’s natural characteristics - such as lightness, elasticity and softness to the touch – to provide a feeling of well-being, natural beauty and comfort inside the car. In view of cork’s unique resilience, compressibility and resistance to friction this solution is…

25 . Jan . 2022
Resilience, compressibility, and friction resistance

Using moulding techniques, the natural characteristics of cork such as lightness, elasticity and softness to the touch, come together, offering a sense of well-being, natural beauty and comfort inside the car. A solution that, bearing in mind the resilience, compressibility, and friction resistance of this unique mater…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies

To answer Spinneybeck's criteria and demands of its new collection, Amorim Cork Composites developed materials, processes and tools to produce the cork tiles designed by Lars Beller Fjetland. Inspired by techniques used in traditional shoe sole molding, Lisboa and Porto tiles are acoustically absorptive composite cork…


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