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29 results found thermal resistance

31 . Jul . 2017
Thermal Resistance (R)

It is a heat property and a measurement of a temperature difference by which an object or material resists a heat flow. Thermal resistance is the reciprocal of thermal conductance. The lower the Rλ,B value of the flooring system and/or the R value of the underlay, the better suited the flooring system will be for use o…

21 . Apr . 2022
Thermal Resistance (R)

It is a heat property and a measurement of a temperature difference by which an object or material resists a heat flow. Thermal resistance is the reciprocal of thermal conductance. The lower the Rλ,B value of the flooring system and/or the R value of the underlay, the better suited the flooring system will be for use o…

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
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Thermal resistance

Thermal resistance

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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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.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Advantages

Greater comfort in use Greater impact resistance Thermal stability Greater energy efficiency Sustainable and recyclable material

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 28 . May . 2021
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Why does cork have great potential in the energy sector?

The main characteristics of cork that we can highlight for application in the energy sector, include its negative contribution in terms of CO2, its resistance to extreme temperatures, chemical compatibility and low thermal conductivity, its resilience, and damping properties.

Articles 16 . Apr . 2018
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Thermal comfort

The best way to insulate your room against cold is to install an Amorim underlay. Cork has excellent thermal properties. Its ability to maintain warm floor temperatures and more comfort when walking makes cork one of the material used to achieve high thermal resistance values. The higher the value, the better the insul…

Articles 10 . May . 2018
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Thermal comfort

The best way to insulate your room against cold is to install an Amorim underlay. Cork has excellent thermal properties. Its ability to maintain warm floor temperatures and more comfort when walking makes cork one of the material used to achieve high thermal resistance values. The higher the value, the better the insul…

05 . Jul . 2022
Vapor barrier for moisture protection

This solution has an attached vapor barrier, which provides moisture protection for sensitive finished flooring products. It prevents the diffusion of water vapor through the floor, also maintaining the thermal resistance. The result is a better performing floor.

05 . Jul . 2022
Vapor barrier for moisture protection

This solution has an attached vapor barrier, which provides moisture protection for sensitive finished flooring products. It prevents the diffusion of water vapor through the floor, also maintaining the thermal resistance.   The result is a better performing floor.

02 . May . 2022
Cork at the service of wind energy

The wind power sector is one of the areas that benefits from the lightness and low thermal conductivity of cork to ensure the proper functioning and durability of energy production structures. Cork is applied to the large blades of wind turbines to prevent damage caused by the structural vibration of the equipment. It…

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…

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…

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…

02 . May . 2022
Cork solutions for a more sustainable energy sector

Its negative carbon footprint, low thermal conductivity and sealing capacity, together with resistance to extreme temperatures and a high damping capacity are characteristics that make cork a raw material with enormous potential for this sector.  From electric mobility to wind and solar energy, Amorim Cork Composites e…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

News 05 . Apr . 2022
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ARA Quote

“Cork has been used in the energy market for a long time, but its potential is now more evident than ever. From solar energy and wind energy, to electric mobility, the ambition is, in the medium term, to make this sector one of the main pillars of growth for Corticeira Amorim in the area of composite materials,” says…

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…

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…

31 . Jul . 2017
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

The flooring industry demands freedom of design, silent and warm. With NRT Inside, these requirements will be met. The air pockets in cork store heat, inviting you to go barefoot. Once again the cork closed cell structure is explored for the application benefit. Cork cells are tiny, irregular, pentagonal or hexagonal p…

21 . Apr . 2022
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

The flooring industry demands freedom of design, silent and warm. With NRT Inside, these requirements will be met. The air pockets in cork store heat, inviting you to go barefoot. Once again the cork closed cell structure is explored for the application benefit. Cork cells are tiny, irregular, pentagonal or hexagonal p…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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Characterization

The scope of the summary characterization is intended to highlight the performance in terms of safety, comfort, and durability of Alucork® panels.The basis of the characterization is a 20mm Alucork® panel and the typical requirements of end users, such as the national and international rules governing the passenger tra…

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