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25 . Jul . 2017
Thermal Insulation

Corkwall's composition makes it a natural thermal insulation material, eliminating thermal bridges and thus protecting a building from energy losses.

Articles 10 . May . 2018
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Thermal Insulation

In contrast to impact sound, thermal insulation is the capacity of the material to resist cold or heat. By increasing the thickness of the underlay, the thermal resistance also increases. Cork acts as a natural insulation in spaces where underlays are installed because of its ability to maintain the temperature inside…

Articles 16 . Apr . 2018
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Thermal Insulation

In contrast to impact sound, thermal insulation is the capacity of the material to resist cold or heat. By increasing the thickness of the underlay, the thermal resistance also increases. Cork acts as a natural insulation in spaces where underlays are installed because of its ability to maintain the temperature inside…

Notícias 17 . Apr . 2019
Notícias
Thermal Insulation

ACM52 structure has a low thermal conductivity of 0,065 W/mºK across a wide temperature range, resulting in energy savings and reduced condensation. This attribute enhances passenger comfort like no other primary decking material.

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
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Thermal insulation

ACM30 and ACM52 structure have a low thermal conductivity of 0,065 W/mºK throughout a wide temperature range, resulting in energy savings and reduced condensation. This attribute contributes to passenger comfort like no other primary decking material.

09 . Aug . 2019
Thermal insulation

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Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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03 . Jan . 2019
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10 . Dec . 2018
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22 . Oct . 2021
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25 . Jul . 2017
Excellent Thermal Insulation

The air inside the cells makes it an excellent insulator, leading to very low thermal conductivity, over a wide range of temperatures.

09 . Apr . 2021
Excellent Thermal Insulation

The air inside the cells makes it an excellent insulator, leading to very low thermal conductivity, over a wide range of temperatures.

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.

News 20 . Nov . 2019
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Acoustic and thermal insulation

Acoustic and thermal insulation

22 . Oct . 2021
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13 . Nov . 2019
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10 . Dec . 2021
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25 . Jul . 2017
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22 . Oct . 2021
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28 . Mar . 2018
The best solution for excellent impact noise and thermal insulation

After installation, the screed tends to “sink”, especially next to the walls of each room, due to reactions caused during the screed’s drying process. After years of use, including traffic and occasional heavy loads, the screed may also become thinner, and lead to unpleasant gaps next to the walls. A cork-based undersc…

22 . Oct . 2021
The best solution for excellent impact noise and thermal insulation

After installation, the screed tends to “sink”, especially next to the walls of each room, due to reactions caused during the screed’s drying process. After years of use, including traffic and occasional heavy loads, the screed may also become thinner, and lead to unpleasant gaps next to the walls. A cork-based undersc…

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…

27 . Feb . 2019
Thermal insulation

High load capacity

22 . Oct . 2021
Thermal insulation

High load capacity

09 . Aug . 2019
Building Materials

Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reduce noise and save energy with expanded cork solutions,

22 . Oct . 2021
Articles 27 . Jul . 2017
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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.

22 . Oct . 2021
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.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Acoustic Insulation

Excellent acoustic and thermal insulation

Case Studies 25 . Jan . 2022
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Amorim cork used inside the MINI Strip

Integrated in the dashboard, sun visors and doors, cork is a natural raw material that provides the German brand's car with comfort, water resistance, thermal and acoustic insulation, and anti-vibration.

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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…

22 . Oct . 2021
Underlayments for Wood-based Floor

Agglomerated cork underlayment for impact noise, and thermal insulation.

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Thermal

30 % increase in thermal efficiency when compared to natural stone. Thermal insulation compatible with major insulation projects using cork.

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.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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The deck elements on cork boards are winning over shipyards and operators of passenger vessels and mega yachts with their significant weight reduction, superb footfall sound and thermal insulation, as well as maximum precision and time savings during installation of the decking at the shipyard.

Artigos 13 . Aug . 2018
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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 . 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.

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
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Thermal Performance

Thermal insulation is part of Alucork's multi-functionality and is provided by it’s Core, NL20’s low thermal conductivity - 0,045 W/m2ºC - and long term durability assures an efficient thermal insulation throughout the product life guaranteeing passenger comfort and reducing operational costs with acclimatization.

25 . Jul . 2017
Materials specially developed to absorb expansions and the contractions inherent to concrete buildings.

Continuous deformations caused by different climate conditions and thermal ranges are a challenge to expansion joints. Expandacork provides the performance, durability and mechanical resistance required. The better the thermal insulation, greater is the amount of energy saved... and the lower the impact on the environm…

News 27 . Apr . 2022
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Cork is a material that can be applied in a wide array of different situations in our daily lives. From its gentle touch to its thermal and…

At Amorim Cork Composites, we place our experience and knowledge of cork at the service of creativity, through the design of different items in which this material makes a difference.

08 . Apr . 2022
Multiple applications

Cork is a very versatile raw material and an excellent option for creating objects for everyday use, thanks to its unique characteristics such as impermeability to liquids and gases, thermal and acoustic insulation, compressibility, elasticity, resilience, lightness and softness to the touch.

25 . Jul . 2017
Polymers in Building Insulation

Polymers in Building Insulation conference again brought together expert speakers from across the supply chain to  evaluate and discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities facing the construction industry in  relation to thermal and acoustic insulation. “Blending cork with different polymers” was the subject take…

09 . Aug . 2019
Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind

Flooring Underlayment for High Durability Sound Insulation The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance of the underlayment, due to the unique characteristics of cork as a raw material: durability, comfort, impermeability, thermal, acoustic and anti-vibration insulation.

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork is incorporated into a bio-composite sandwich panel and delivers unique advantages in terms of thermal insulation, antifungal protection, fire retardancy, and indoor air quality.Cork cells are impregnated with air, thus making cork an excellent and unrivalled thermal insulator. No other material can deliver such e…

Case Studies 08 . Jan . 2020
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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…

08 . Jan . 2019
Gelo

This lidded ice bucket lined with a plastic inner casing capitalizes on cork's thermal insulation properties coupled with its unique texture. It maintains the low temperature inside, while the outer surface retains its natural warmth and pleasing, soothing feel.     So let the drinks flow and the good times roll.

About Us 25 . Jul . 2017
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Vega, the european rocket

The European Space Agency's (ESA) most recent rocket was launched into space in 2012, equipped with technical products manufactured by Amorim Cork Composites. To prevent the rocket from overheating, cork was placed in the nose cone and other areas sensitive to temperature.As a result of the natural thermal and vibratio…

31 . Jul . 2017
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advance of the exclusive properties of cork as part of a unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation, and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance. A…

21 . Apr . 2022
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advance of the exclusive properties of cork as part of a unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation, and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance. A…

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…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Nitrocork is a new range of products developed by the renowned brand Bahí&Güell in partnership with Amorim Cork Composites.

It is the first range of products that uses cork as an insulating material to cook food using liquid nitrogen.Cork is the best material for thermal insulation purposes and Bahí&Güell came up with this idea: Why not take advantage of this exceptional material for cooking purposes? Amorim Cork Composites was the idea…

Articles 25 . Oct . 2017
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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 24 . Oct . 2019
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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…

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…

02 . May . 2022
Sealing

In the area of sealing, always focusing on maximum battery protection, we offer solutions that protect these components from external elements such as humidity. Cork-based gaskets and seals help ensure the performance and longevity of electric vehicles. In addition to taking advantage of its insulation capacity, therma…

Case Studies 07 . Dec . 2018
Case Studies
The beauty of architectural concrete

The working group concluded that lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating recycled natural cork granules, met all the design requirements, by striking a balance between the concrete’s mechanical strength and bulk density, while guaranteeing a high-quality finish, insulation and durability as well as the des…

09 . Mar . 2018
The beauty of architectural concrete

The working group concluded that lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating recycled natural cork granules, met all the design requirements, by striking a balance between the concrete’s mechanical strength and bulk density, while guaranteeing a high-quality finish, insulation and durability as well as the des…

05 . Jul . 2022
Bringing nature to your home

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam, delivers great benefits in all flooring installations. This huge range of attributes fulfills the needs of the final floor, whatever they may be. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance to the u…

30 . Oct . 2018
Our materials are easily integrated into laminate manufacturing processes and numerous substrates, such as plywood, aluminum, steel, plaster…

Amorim multilayer panel materials are a combination of cork in selected elastomeric compound matrix to yield specific performances ranging from thermal insulation, noise reduction to fire resistance whilst maintaining the reduced surface weight, depending on the requirements of the final application. The wide applicabi…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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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.…

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
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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…

05 . Jul . 2022
Bringing nature to your home

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam, delivers great benefits in all flooring installations. This huge range of attributes fulfills the needs of the final floor, whatever they may be. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance to the u…

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
Acoustic core materials

The acoustic core materials developed by Amorim Cork Composites can be used to create innovative and more efficient interior systems in different modes of transport. Floor, side and ceiling panels are examples of applications in which cork's lightness and insulating capacity play an important role in the system's perfo…

News 26 . Oct . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites is a member of the consortium responsible for the patent of a totally innovative system, that makes it possible to pr…

The production process of agglomerated cork, preparation of cork surfaces and printing of heating circuits was designed to be continuous, or using sheets. This prevents separation of the layers (delamination) and offers the benefits of thermal insulation provided by cork. The invention has various possible industrial a…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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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…

News 27 . Jul . 2022
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The underlay Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind aims to have a positive impact on the environment by creating a sustainable solution based on circular economy principles. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance of the underlay, due to the unique characteristics of cork as a raw mater…

News 28 . May . 2021
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Cork has been used in the industry for many years, correct? Can you give some examples of the type of applications?

Exactly. Cork has been used in the Energy sector for a long time, in particular in the T&D Transmission and Distribution area (Power or Distribution Transformers). Cork is used as a sealing element, where unique combinations of cork and selected rubber create materials suitable for flat sealing applications which,…

News 02 . Nov . 2020
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Cork: a natural raw material, numerous environmental advantages

When cork is used in the development of a product, this means that all the environmental advantages associated with this raw material are also integrated in the product. Cork is 100% natural and has unique, unparalleled properties: it is light, impermeable to liquids and gases, elastic and compressible, offers thermal…

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…

30 . Oct . 2018
Cork: sustainability, comfort and performance in mobility

The unique properties of cork, together with Amorim Cork Composites' know-how in highly technological and specialized sectors of the industry, allow us to develop sustainable and innovative solutions for the mobility sector. As a result of a continuous investment in R&D, cork is now used in structural elements (suc…

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…

Articles 16 . Sep . 2019
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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…

Articles 07 . Jan . 2020
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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…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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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…

Articles 09 . Aug . 2019
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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 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…

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…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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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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