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27 . Sep . 2016
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…

Case Studies 03 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Lightweight flexible core material

Lightweight flexible core material

09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites

Core materials for multilayer structures & panels.

Mobility 28 . Aug . 2018
Mobility
Decking materials

Core materials for primary and final deckings

Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies
Lightweight flexible core material

Extremely light and buoyant

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
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News 08 . Jan . 2019
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Considering a desired acoustic performance and base structural materials intended to be used. Based on this information the MPS simulator will define the best core solution constructions for your multilayer panel.

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Mobility 09 . Mar . 2018
Mobility
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Case Studies 14 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
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Cork surfboards with Amorim Cork Composites' Corecork technology, relatively thin, strong face sheets bonded to thicker, lightweight core materials. These boards were the result of a joint work from dozens of designers, researchers, aerodynamics and materials development experts and the professional surfer Garrett McNa…

News 04 . Jun . 2021
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This paved the way to the partnership with Corticeira Amorim, that provided technical support and supplied solutions based on cork, as a 100% natural, ecological, renewable, recyclable and reusable raw material, that embodies the ethos of the Global Goals to protect people and planet. Moreover, Corticeira Amorim's sust…

29 . Jun . 2017
Internal noise control treatments

Amorim VC2100 vibration control material is especially used in power transformers and reactors as vibration pads beneath the active part immersed in oil, as well as decoupling supports between the core structure and the tank wall or tank cover on the core clamping mechanism. It can also be implemented for structural da…

20 . Apr . 2022
Internal noise control treatments

Amorim VC2100 vibration control material is especially used in power transformers and reactors as vibration pads beneath the active part immersed in oil, as well as decoupling supports between the core structure and the tank wall or tank cover on the core clamping mechanism. It can also be implemented for structural da…

29 . Apr . 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…

07 . Apr . 2021
Matceramica

Matceramica, which began trading in 2000 is currently the largest earthenware in Portugal, and one of the biggest producers of tableware in Europe. Located near Fátima, in the center of Portugal, its premises cover a total area of 30000m². Its core activity is the production of tableware but also ovenware and decorativ…

29 . Jun . 2017
Long lasting quality

Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process in the manufacturing of RIP condensers, the RIP cork rubber inlay displaces volume within itself due to corks cell structure (low poisson ration), preventing the cracking of the resin insulato…

20 . Apr . 2022
Long lasting quality

Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process in the manufacturing of RIP condensers, the RIP cork rubber inlay displaces volume within itself due to corks cell structure (low poisson ration), preventing the cracking of the resin insulato…

10 . Jul . 2019
Reinventing how cork engages the world of flooring

At Amorim Cork Composites, we use cork as the basic raw material and as the differentiating factor in the production of both composites and materials to be used in the production of each of the several layers that make up a flooring system (top layer, inlay, core layer and pre-attached underlayment), and of accessories…

Articles 21 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Reinventing and innovating

The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…

10 . Jul . 2019
Reinventing and innovating

The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…

21 . Apr . 2022
Reinventing and innovating

The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…

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…

News 16 . May . 2017
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About Tiago Sá da Costa

Tiago Sá da Costa is a Portuguese product designer and his Studio TSC is currently based in Den Bosch, the Netherlands.  At Studio TSC, Tiago's work is focused on ecological design, with cork as a core research matter. Much of Tiago's work has been exploring the functional uses and physical and aesthetic boundaries of…

22 . Jan . 2020
Amorim ECO21dB and the circular economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always defined its products and services to minimise waste, avoiding the “me-too” commodity game, while ensuring an adequate response to the latest market trends. Amorim ECO21dB is the result of market inputs (in performance terms), the company’s DNA (the core raw material) and the company’s…

10 . Jul . 2019
The spectrum of benefits introduced by cork

In this industry in particular, we are able to showcase in one single product (flooring) the entire spectrum of benefits introduced by cork, from the core of the bark (smoother) to the outer layer (harder and denser).The development of this raw material starts early in the tree. Cork develops different elements, from t…

21 . Apr . 2022
The spectrum of benefits introduced by cork

In this industry in particular, we are able to showcase in one single product (flooring) the entire spectrum of benefits introduced by cork, from the core of the bark (smoother) to the outer layer (harder and denser).The development of this raw material starts early in the tree. Cork develops different elements, from t…

News 10 . Feb . 2021
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When did you decide that cork would be the main “star” of your work?

My studio started experimenting with cork back in 2010, it took a lot of time and experimenting to learn how the material works and to understand the various grades and the properties of the material. Joaquim Sá, the Managing Director of Amorim Cork, South Africa has always been a wonderful supporter of my work. From t…

News 13 . Apr . 2021
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Cork has been used in the industry for many years, correct? Can you give some examples of the type of applications?

Exactly. Cork has been used in the Energy sector for a long time, in particular in the T&D Transmission and Distribution area (Power or Distribution Transformers). Cork is used as a sealing element, where unique combinations of cork and selected rubber create materials suitable for flat sealing applications which,…

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…

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