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25 results found compressibility

29 . Jun . 2017
Compressibility

The amount (%) of material thickness reduction that occurs when the proper external load is applied to a material.

13 . Mar . 2018
Compressibility

The amount (%) of material thickness reduction that occurs when the proper external load is applied to a material.

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Excellent Elasticity and Compressibility

It is the only solid which, when compressed on one side, does not increase in volume on another; and as a result of its elasticity it is able to adapt, for example, to variations in temperature and pressure without suffering alterations.

10 . Jul . 2019
Excellent elasticity, compressibility and recovery

Excellent elasticity, compressibility and recovery

Case Studies 03 . Jan . 2019
Case Studies
Excellent compressibility and recovery of its shape

Excellent compressibility and recovery of its shape

10 . Dec . 2018
Excellent compressibility and recovery of its shape

Excellent compressibility and recovery of its shape

23 . Jan . 2018
Good resilience and excellent compressibility and recovery

Good resilience and excellent compressibility and recovery

10 . Jul . 2019
Good resilience, excellent compressibility and recover

Good resilience, excellent compressibility and recover

Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies
Designed according to fire, smoke and toxicity standarts

Excellent compressibility and recovery

Seals and Gaskets 21 . Oct . 2016
Seals and Gaskets
Tags - Accoseal

Seals and Gaskets 21 . Oct . 2016
Seals and Gaskets
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Automotive 27 . Sep . 2016
Automotive
Tags - Accoseal

Automotive 21 . Oct . 2016
Automotive
Tags - Techseal

11 . Nov . 2019
Feature 1

Cork joints naturally accompanies the movement of concrete structures without causing deterioration, due to cork’s high compressibility, recovery capacity and resilience.

Notícias 11 . Nov . 2020
Notícias
Natural beauty. A solution prepared to withstand the demands of everyday life

Moulding techniques have made it possible to combine cork’s natural characteristics - such as lightness, elasticity and softness to the touch – to provide a feeling of well-being, natural beauty and comfort inside the car. In view of cork’s unique resilience, compressibility and resistance to friction this solution is…

Articles 11 . Sep . 2018
Articles
Capacity to resist loads

Daily use exposes the flooring to various types of loads. The underlay allows the floor to support these loads without changing its properties. Given the intimate relationship between the elastic capacity and compressibility of cork-based materials, it is possible to ensure greater uniformity of the flooring over time.…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
Articles
Capacity to resist loads

Daily use exposes the flooring to various types of loads. The underlay allows the floor to support these loads without changing its properties. Given the intimate relationship between the elastic capacity and compressibility of cork-based materials, it is possible to ensure greater uniformity of the flooring over time.…

10 . May . 2018
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

11 . Apr . 2017
Improving comfort with sustainable solutions

Outstanding impact noise insulation, Acousticork underscreed improves the quality of living and working environments. The range offers resilient layers made of natural and recycled materials that provide a low level of compressibility, reduce crack formation in the screed and the resulting costs.   With Acousticork und…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Damping

Damping is the dissipation of energy, usually by releasing it in the form of low-grade heat. The loss factor quantifies the level of damping of a material, it is the ratio of energy dissipated from the system to the energy stored in the system for every cycle. Due to corks closed cell structure filled with air, cork ha…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Temperature and Medium

Our products are made to proprietary formulas and are only manufactured by Amorim. There are literally infinite possible formulations within each type of polymer and cork, inclusively the blend of polymer types. A wide range of variations on physical properties like tensile strength, compressibility, and hardness can b…

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…

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…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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…

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
What are the main characteristics of cork?

Lightness Cork is a very light raw material, weighing just 0.16 grams per cubic centimetre, 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…

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