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29 . Jun . 2017
Absorption

The changing of energy to heat which reduces the amount of energy which can be reflected.

13 . Mar . 2018
Absorption

The changing of energy to heat which reduces the amount of energy which can be reflected.

Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
Case Studies
Shock Absorption

On the other hand, in the case of equipment that visitors can interact with, freely using the swings, it was necessary to prepare the floor for the absorption of high impacts in the event of falls. For this purpose, expanded cork was applied in the impact zones, providing cushioning for falls from heights of 2-3 metres…

11 . Apr . 2017
Low water absorption

Low water absorption

Case Studies 14 . Oct . 2016
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Excellent impact absorption thus increasing the life time of the board

Excellent impact absorption thus increasing the life time of the board

26 . Jul . 2017
Sport Surfaces

Comfort and safety with cork-based materials that improve shock absorption.

Case Studies 23 . Mar . 2018
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26 . Jul . 2017
SPORTSFLOOR surfaces are manufactured through the combination of different elastomer combinations to achieve a unique level of flexibility,…

SPORTSFLOOR products are not only recyclable but also in compliance with both indoor air quality and low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) emission requirements. It's the right choice for flooring surfaces requiring high levels of resilience, optimizing at the same time the comfort levels during sports practice or leis…

Articles 14 . Nov . 2018
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4. Reduction of surface temperature

Since cork has low heat absorption when exposed to light, cork-based or cork infills reduce the turf’s surface temperature by up to 30%, when compared to other infill solutions, ensuring conditions for comfortable use, all year round.

05 . May . 2017
Acoustical Environment

The acoustical characteristics of a space or room influenced by the amount of acoustical absorption, or lack of it in the space.

News 10 . Sep . 2020
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Acoustics

10 % reduction in noise transmission when compared to a standard natural stone. Improved sound absorption.

10 . Jul . 2019
Damping

The dissipation of vibratory energy in solid media and structures with time or distance. It is analogous to the absorption of sound in air.

Articles 22 . Jun . 2018
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Given its unique cellular structure, cork has a high shock-absorption capacity and thermal conductivity. These characteristics, together with a natural texture and appearance, make cork infills a non-aggressive solution for players, guaranteeing system performance and reducing wear and tear.

05 . Apr . 2018
Nature's comfort in every step

Cork has proved throughout decades its remarkable comfort performance. Cork aids in a better pressure distribution, producing a cushioning effect whilst simultaneously allowing feet to breathe and controlling foot temperature. Our products enhance foot comfort by providing excellent shock absorption, cushioning, ground…

05 . Apr . 2018
Mid-sole

The part of the shoe between the very bottom and where the foot rests.  The midsole is a cushioning layer between the outsole and the upper. Various rubber and foam compounds are used for shock absorption. Generally, heavier-weight materials will be firmer and more durable.

News 25 . Aug . 2020
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Two designers from Antwerp have fallen in love with cork. What is your very first memory of this material?

For a design contest, I was looking for a genuine natural material with unique properties in terms of tactility and sound absorption. Our research led us to cork. So we decided to return to the source. Our first visit to the cork forest at harvest time was really magical. The discovery of the culture of cork, in its pu…

10 . May . 2018
What is damping?

Damping is the dissipation of vibratory energy in solid mediums and structures over time and distance. Similar to the absorption of sound in air, damping occurs whenever there is any type of friction that diminishes movement and disperses the energy. Each material’s damping capacity is referred to as its loss factor, a…

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
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Reflected walking sound insulation

The noise generated inside a room by floor traffic can drive anyone crazy, especially in high-traffic rooms. Amorim Underlays have made it their mission to reduce these noises significantly. Surfaces that incorporate cork underlays have high sound absorption, reducing considerably the percentage of generated noise.

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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Reflected walking sound insulation

The noise generated inside a room by floor traffic can drive anyone crazy, especially in high-traffic rooms. Amorim Underlays have made it their mission to reduce these noises significantly. Surfaces that incorporate cork underlays have high sound absorption, reducing considerably the percentage of generated noise.

News 04 . Oct . 2017
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TATE MODERN IS LINED WITH CORK IN AN INSTALLATION DESIGNED BY SUPERFLEX.

Visitors to the "Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX: One Two Three Swing!" are now able to walk along a colossal cork installation, presented in the Tate Modern - one of the world's most respected contemporary art institutions. About 5,000 m2 of an innovative cork composite have been applied in Turbine Hall - an iconic spac…

Blog 10 . Oct . 2019
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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 temper…

10 . Jul . 2019
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

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

14 . Aug . 2020
Product Main Features

• 2 in 1 solution: pre- attached vapor barrier for moisture protection • Produced from recycled and natural materials • Recycling footwear derived EVA foam – keeps millions of pounds non degrading material out of the environment • EVA foam – inert, non-toxic, used in all types of shoes, so is approved for skin conta…

Case Studies 03 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Solution

To answer Spinneybeck criterias and demandings of its new collection, Amorim Cork Composites developed materials, processes and tools to produce the cork tiles designed by Lars Beller Fjetland.  Lisboa and Porto tiles are acoustically absorptive composite cork wall tiles composed of 1’-4” square modules that install ea…

News 30 . Jan . 2017
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How and when did you have the idea of using this raw material (cork) to create the Beller Collection?

It all started in January 2015 when Benjamin Pardo, executive vice president at Knoll, reached out to me. Both he and Roger Wall, president of Spinneybeck, had been interested in adding cork products to the Knoll and Spinneybeck collection. During their preliminary research they had come across some of my earlier work…

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