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Make your home more efficient and comfortable with underlays, adhesives, and multi-purpose products made with cork and rubber.
Tiles to place between the floor surface and flooring.As simple as they are effective.
Underlay / Underlayment
Resilient layer between the substrate and floor covering, added to obtain specific properties. As underlays, it is also possible to have combinations of the above mentioned underlays with films or coatings (e.g. vapor barriers).
Choose the perfect underlay for each type of floor
Underlay - CORK4U.
Cork-based underlays: the balance between performance and comfort
nstalling an underlay plays a critical role in improving the comfort and efficiency of buildings. Cork-based products are an excellent option for underlays.
Hands on: it's easy to install an underlay
Whether you are dealing with your new home or a remodeling job, applying an underlay is such a simple process that you can do it yourself. Cork is a very light material, easy to handle and cut. After choosing the most suitable underlay for the final flooring, gather the materials, follow our instructions and, in a few…
Evolution of the types of underlay
The first solutions in this market were primarily made of paperboard and wood chipboards. The improvement and fine-tuning of safety standards led to the creation of better performing alternative solutions. At that time, foams took a foothold in the market (made from oil industry waste) and, almost simultaneously, the f…
Materials used in manufacturing underlays
Today, there are many options when it comes to choosing the right underlay materials. From natural substances such as cork to rubber, PE foams (non-cross linked/cross linked), PP foams, XPS, PUR, PUM, etc., selecting the right material will give your floor more longevity. Here is a brief comparison of the performance…
CORK4U UNDERLAY HEAT - Comfort and energy savings between 30% to 50%
A smart solution for any cooling problem in any residential or commercial building.
Underlay solutions for floors
We recently launched a set of solutions for application under floating and LVT floors. These solutions combine cork with recycled material, ensuring the mechanical, thermal, and acoustic performance that our clients require so they can achieve highly demanding performance.
Why choose this underlay for your LVT flooring?
Choose Amorim ECO21dB to get the latest technology under your feet. Amorim ECO21dB dampens impact noise as well as footfall noise, improving the atmosphere in your home or office. The agglomerated cork and recycled EVA used are pressure resistant and reliably protect LVT flooring against damage.
Datasheet | Underlay T22 | EN
Datasheet | Acousticork
Datasheet | Underlay T61 | EN
Datasheet | Acousticork
Datasheet | Underlay T66 | EN
Datasheet | Acousticork
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum
Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.
Floor underlayment with Nike Grind EVA foam and cork by Amorim
Amorim underlayment made with Nike Grind provides long-term performance. Cork’s resilience offers the ability to support loads without breaking the cells and keeps the initial thickness, thereby maintaining performance during the entire lifetime of the building. On the other hand, cork has a good compensating ability f…
The use of a NRT Pre-Attached Underlayment acts like the traditional underlay, preventing the transmission of mechanical energy through the slab.
7 Reasons for using a cork underlays
Underscreed: the efficiency of a structural solution
An underscreed is a resilient sublayer applied on the floor, between the structural slab and the screed, during the construction process. The placement of underscreed does not restrict the choice for the final flooring and can be used with wood, ceramic, laminated or resilient (LVT) floors. It is also compatible with f…
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…
Resilience and durability through thin acoustic mats
When a thicker solution is not an option, Acousticork offers high performance with reduced thickness: underlays. Acousticork underlays are an effective way to provide reliable protection for your floor as well as ensure acoustic performance for the system.
Several of Amorim Cork Composites’ most representative products were considered for the analysis, in particular Top Layer NRT®94, a component used in the flooring industry that primarily consists of high-density cork, Underlay Fusion, a product applied between the concrete surface and the final floor, that aims to impr…
Do it yourself
Do-it-yourself and make your home more efficient and comfortable with our underlays and multipurpose cork and rubber products.
Impact noise insulation as part of the system.
The use of a NRT pre-attached underlayment acts like the traditional underlay, preventing the transmission of mechanical energy through the slab. The perfect energy attenuation is provided by the engineered combination of different cork granules, targeted to be underneath the MDF, plywood, staves, WPC's or polymer, or…
A more comfortable home, day after day Once the work is finished, the cork won’t be visible but you’ll feel its benefits every day. Cork’s low thermal conductivity and ability to store heat and release it little by little will prevent your home from overheating in summer days and help maintain a pleasant indoor tempera…
On your website, you describe MMFA as an international platform for the exchange of ideas and experiences between producers of multilayer mo…
MMFA experts join forces in many ways. We are actively leading the way with our own research and are committed to developing up-to-date, practical solutions. Ultimately, we want future consumers to be reassured that they will only get products with reliably tested characteristics. We actively contribute to work for int…
Let us introduce you to Go4cork, a new brand of DIY cork products created especially for people who are always thinking of the next project for renovating or decorating their house or office, but are also concerned with the environment and value responsible consumption. With Go4cork it’s so easy to make small changes o…
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…
What are the main characteristics of cork?
Lightness Cork is a very light raw material, weighing just 0.16 grams per cubic centimeter, and can float. Flexibility/compressibility Each cork stopper is made up of around 800 million airtight cells. Among them is a gaseous mixture which allows it to be compressed to around half its thickness, without losing any flex…
Step 1: Go4cork products are produced mainly with unused cork from the cork stopper industry. When we think about cork, we almost automatically think about cork stoppers. However, the production of cork stoppers uses only around 30 % of this raw material. It was precisely to give new life to this industry’s unused cork…