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News 17 . Apr . 2019
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Acoustic Insulation

Cork's air filled closed cell structure enables inherent damping of structural noise transmission, such as step noise and impacts throughout the decking surface and consequently increased acoustic performance.

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Acoustic insulation

Cork's air-filled closed cell structure allows for inherent damping of structural noise transmission, such as step noise and impacts throughout the decking surface and consequently increased acoustic performance.

11 . Apr . 2017
Acoustic Insulation

Materials designed with urbanisation, acoustic environments and sustainability in mind.

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Acoustic insulation

Acoustic insulation

Case Studies 03 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Acoustic Insulation

Acoustic Insulation

02 . Jul . 2019
Acoustic insulation

Acoustic insulation

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Excellent Acoustic Insulation

Cork has low conductivity to noise and vibration. This is because the gaseous components contained in cork are enclosed in small impermeable compartments, isolated from each other by a moisture-resistant substance.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Thermal and acoustic insulation

In addition to being decorative, these products act as a thermal and acoustic insulator, reducing noise and improving the sense of comfort at home.

Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies
Acoustic Insulation

Excellent acoustic and thermal insulation

11 . Apr . 2017
Wall Bearing

The solution for acoustic and antivibratic insulation of masonry

10 . Dec . 2018
Four Seasons Hotel - Bangkok

High-performance acoustic insulation with the application of Acousticork underscreed.

Case Studies 03 . Jan . 2019
Case Studies
Four Seasons Hotel - Bangkok

High-performance acoustic insulation with the application of Acousticork underscreed.

09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites

Thermal and acoustic insulation, lightweight and fire resistance

21 . Feb . 2019
Book | Acoustic Insulation

Book | Acousticork

10 . Dec . 2018
Book | Acoustic Insulation

Book | Acousticork

Case Studies 03 . Jan . 2019
Case Studies
Book | Acoustic Insulation

Book | Acousticork

04 . Apr . 2017
WorldBuild India 2017

High performance solutions for acoustic insulation, vibration control, final coating, expansion joints and railway.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Construction Materials

Expanded cork and cork boards with various materials that improve thermal and acoustic insulation, as well as energy efficiency in your home.

Articles 14 . Sep . 2017
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Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
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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…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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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…

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PRO 85

> Excellent acoustic insulation.> Good for use with heated floors.> Good acoustic insulation.> Good compensating ability on uneven surfaces.> Anti-slip underlay.

27 . Mar . 2018
Materials Used

Material Category Acoustic Insulation & Vibration Isolation     Material Reference Underlay and underscreed

Articles 11 . Sep . 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.

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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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.

02 . Jul . 2019
Underlays

Cork is a common denominator in the production of our accessories and supporting materials for floorings, such as, underlayment. When applied under a floor, an underlayment provides more comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, guaranteeing even greater energy efficiency and acoustic insulation.

08 . Jan . 2019
Construction Materials

Greater silence and comfort. Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing noise and saving energy with solutions based on expanded cork and cork insulation boards with different materials for application on walls.

06 . Aug . 2018
Do you think that sound insulation is important in the daily lives of users of buildings?

Recent research has revealed that sound insulation is closely linked to productivity and concentration. Environments with poorer acoustic conditions affect people’s health and increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

31 . Oct . 2018
What is NVS - Noise and Vibration Simulator?

The NVS - Noise and Vibration Simulator is a free online simulator that allows you to combine different types of flooring solutions available in the market with Acousticork solutions – in order to determine the best choice of acoustic and vibration insulation for your construction project.

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
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…

08 . Jan . 2019
Rufo

Rufo is all bam and no noise. This young percussionist's dream is guaranteed to entertain while keeping the peace with parents and neighbours alike. An alternative take on the acoustic properties of cork (known for its excellent insulation capacity), Rufo introduces a softer soundscape in the shape of a near weightless…

Case Studies 13 . Sep . 2018
Case Studies
Cork backing is used in wall covering panels to increase soundproofing.

Vivid colours, rich textures, and a strong visual effect are the main features of the acoustic wall coverings created by the studio, Submaterial. Made from wool felt, they incorporate a cork layer that reinforces the soundproofing. Acoustic performance is a decisive factor for ensuring the comfort of any space, whether…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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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…

Articles 21 . Jul . 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…

10 . Jul . 2019
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…

10 . Oct . 2018
Cork: natural, versatile and sustainable.

Cork is a natural, recyclable, renewable raw material that plays an important role in the reduction of greenhouse gases. Over recent years, it has been gaining prominence in the area of sustainable and eco-efficient construction, mainly due to its thermal insulation, and acoustic and vibration isolation properties. In…

05 . May . 2017
Coincidence effect

Mass Law provides a good working rule to predict the airborne Sound Insulation of a partition up to the region of the Critical Frequency and the coincidence effect. The coincidence effect occurs when the Wavelength of the sound in air is the same as the bending waves in the partition. At a certain frequency and angle o…

03 . Jul . 2017
Pedro Maria Pinho, Amorim Revestimentos

Cork is a sustainable raw material offering a unique set of characteristics (acoustic and thermal insulation, impact resistance, etc) which adds value to the final product when incorporated in a flooring product. In our specific case, our proprietary cork-based technology – Corktech - is a key differentiator of the Wic…

10 . Jul . 2019
Pedro Maria Pinho, Amorim Revestimentos

Cork is a sustainable raw material offering a unique set of characteristics (acoustic and thermal insulation, impact resistance, etc) which adds value to the final product when incorporated in a flooring product. In our specific case, our proprietary cork-based technology – Corktech - is a key differentiator of the Wic…

Articles 13 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Need for Underlays

The growing demand of citizens for large urban centres 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…

10 . Jul . 2019
Nothing compares to the sensation of walking over a comfortable surface like cork!

A floor that contains at least two of our components will benefit from cork's acoustic high-performance, both in terms of noise insulation, for adjacent rooms, and in terms of internal comfort of the room, in which footfall noises are significantly cut down. Benefits will also be noted with regard to thermal comfort, a…

04 . Jul . 2017
Flanking transmission

Flanking is the transmission of sound from a source room to a receiving room by paths other than through the separating partition. For example, impact sound may be transmitted from one room to another through a common timber floor. Other common mechanisms for flanking transmission include suspended ceilings, pipework,…

10 . Jul . 2019
Flanking transmission

Flanking is the transmission of sound from a source room to a receiving room by paths other than through the separating partition. For example, impact sound may be transmitted from one room to another through a common timber floor. Other common mechanisms for flanking transmission include suspended ceilings, pipework,…

News 19 . Mar . 2018
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The main challenge for this project was to look for better, healthier and sustainable solutions for the construction of façades, exterior walls and interior divisions.  Cork is a key material within the OSIRYS project to provide thermal and acoustic insulation and fire resistance. The project’s results confirm that use…

27 . Sep . 2016
CoMMUTe

CoMMute project has developed a prototype of modular and multifunctional floating flooring for regional and intercity railway coaches, 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 ther…

News 06 . Jun . 2017
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Safety, energy efficiency, natural materials and more sustainable products.

These are the key characteristics of Osirys - an international project that aims to improve buildings’ energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Inevitably cork is one of the project’s core features, with solutions supplied by Amorim Cork Composites and Amorim Isolamentos. The result is a set of eco-innovative material…

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
Articles
WHY CORK?

Cork is a 100% natural material that has a honeycomb-like structure of microscopic cells filled with an air-like gas and coated mainly with suberin and lignin. One cubic centimetre of cork contains about 40 million cells. It has a closed-cell structure, making it lightweight, airtight and watertight. Cork is an amazing…

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 10 . Jul . 2019
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WHY CORK?

Cork is a 100% natural material that has a honeycomb-like structure of microscopic cells filled with an air-like gas and coated mainly with suberin and lignin. One cubic centimetre of cork contains about 40 million cells. It has a closed-cell structure, making it lightweight, airtight and watertight. Cork is an amazing…

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
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Description and functionality

When Amorim Cork Composites added cork and rubber as the core material applied to sandwich wood panels (CPA - acoustic plywood) this was an innovative solution to reduce noise and vibration in interior floors for trains. The combination of viscoelastic material (such as cork) in a sandwich panel contributes greatly to…

News 19 . May . 2017
News
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…

Blog 31 . Jul . 2019
Blog
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 11 . Oct . 2016
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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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