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54 results found cork rubber

29 . Jul . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

Blog 31 . Jul . 2019
Blog
Cork and rubber for floor protection

If you’re taking on a simpler but equally useful project, try the Go4cork multipurpose products, which you can install in just a few minutes. Made from cork with recycled rubber and EVA, these products have been specially designed to absorb vibration, protecting floors and making your home quieter. Shims and boards can…

29 . Jun . 2017
Power equipment noise emissions have become significant contributors to urban noise pollution, Amorim’s solutions are cork rubber based elas…

Cork plays a significant role in the elastomer and is directly responsible for the damping function, commonly designated as the energy loss factor, while the rubber matrix takes care of the isolation, together they are the ideal combination when considering vibration and noise reduction solutions especially at resonanc…

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Underlays

Make your home more efficient and comfortable with underlays, adhesives, and multi-purpose products made with cork and rubber.

27 . Mar . 2018
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.

02 . Jan . 2019
Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

29 . Jun . 2017
RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

It serves as an excellent stress/dimensional absorber during the resin impregnation process, absorbing contradicting dimensional changes. Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process, preventing cracking of the resin insulator and reduci…

10 . Dec . 2018
Material used

Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

08 . Jan . 2019
Do it yourself

Do-it-yourself and make your home more efficient and comfortable with our underlays and multipurpose cork and rubber products.

Case Studies 03 . Jan . 2019
Case Studies
Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project of the new Four Seasons building in Bangkok, a cork underscreed with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area of the hotel, including common areas. The flooring was then finished with laminated wood and ceramic material.

10 . Jul . 2019
Resilient

A floor or a layer that has some "give" or elasticity when you walk across them. This category includes linoleum, cork, rubber and specialty resilient.

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
ACM 49

ACM49 is a cork rubber composite material used for deck coverings in professional and recreational marine vessels, pool decks, pontoons and wellness centers.The combination of cork and selected rubbers leads to unique properties, providing a durable and slip resistant covering, with enviable aesthetics, easy to maintai…

Articles 14 . Nov . 2018
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Granulated cork has been increasingly used as an infill in artificial turf systems, offering significant advantages over plastic- or rubber-based synthetic infills.

News 22 . Feb . 2017
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Versatility. That’s one of cork’s main characteristics, which has now brought this exceptional natural raw material to the world of music.

The initiative is the brainchild of Portuguese company, Audolici, which has launched Cork turntable mats. The use of cork or cork rubber turntable mats delivers clearer sound – by absorbing resonance and vibration. In addition to these technical advantages, a cork mat also delivers a new look to the turntable, giving i…

Automotive 21 . Oct . 2016
Automotive
3D Gasket Materials

For specific hardware designs we also provide the possibility of 3D cork rubber gasket materials developed and used for injection and transfer molding. These innovative materials have been used in heavy duty applications for heat resistance and chemical compatibility depending on the environment, whilst maintaining the…

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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The result of the work developed by the ten designers was presented to the public, for the first time, in Lisbon, at the design and architecture biennial, EXD’13, and it included not only proposals where cork was the only raw material used, but also solutions that combined cork with materials such as concrete, metal or…

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.…

27 . Sep . 2016
Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for soft gaskets sealing.

The best sealing technology often renders the highest performing engines. The secret for such results lies in all the research required to reach the perfect blend. Three worlds combined: Nature, Industry, and Science.

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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After WWII agglomerated and rubber cork have been a constant feature of orthopaedic applications (orthoses), integrated within specially made shoes, or simply as materials for CNC customized parts or even as a correction material when making adjustments to customised items for patients.

28 . Jun . 2017
Power equipment and accessories seals and gaskets

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for flats sealing applications.

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
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Shape factor

Sf is the geometric measure for the shape of an anti-vibration pad, defined by the ratio of the loaded area and the area of the sum of the perimeter surfaces. The correct design of the shape fac-tor is important to achieve the cor-rect stiffness. While rubbers are considered incompressible, needing space to dis-place…

Articles 13 . Oct . 2017
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The use of underlays in all types of flooring solutions provides significant improvements in terms of thermal comfort, sound insulation and…

Underlays can consist of pure agglomerated cork or agglomerated cork mixed with other composites, e.g. Recycled Rubber, PUR or EVA polymers. They can have different sizes, according to the application.Underlays not only improves the thermal and acoustical insulation but also allows the levelling of the floor before lay…

Flooring 10 . Jul . 2019
Flooring
Flooring solutions

Underlays are tiles to place between the floor surface and flooring which can result in several key benefits. They can be used in all types of flooring solutions providing significant improvements in terms of thermal comfort, sound insulation, floor leveling and energy efficiency. Underlays can consist of pure agglomer…

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
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The use of underlays in all types of flooring solutions provides significant improvements in terms of thermal comfort, sound insulation and…

Underlays can consist of pure agglomerated cork or agglomerated cork mixed with other composites, e.g. Recycled Rubber, PUR or EVA polymers. They can have different sizes, according to the application.Underlays not only improves the thermal and acoustical insulation but also allows the levelling of the floor before lay…

27 . Sep . 2016
Cork Infill - V2

This product is a new generation of composite material incorporating cork. It is implemented as an innovative solution for use in artificial grass pitches: its application is similar to that of a substrate, replacing traditional recycled rubber pellets. V2 significantly reduces the surface temperature of the pitch, hav…

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
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Levelling the floor

Choosing the appropriate levelling solution is essential to sub-floor preparation. A level subfloor is a basic requirement for almost any type of floor covering. Any discrepancies of less than 2 mm are levelled easily with the right underlay. Underlays composed of cork and rubber, for example, accommodate small grains…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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Levelling the floor

Choosing the appropriate levelling solution is essential to sub-floor preparation. A level subfloor is a basic requirement for almost any type of floor covering. Any discrepancies of less than 2 mm are levelled easily with the right underlay. Underlays composed of cork and rubber, for example, accommodate small grains…

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…

12 . Apr . 2017
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain very high airborne and impa…

Articles 22 . Jun . 2018
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Natural raw materials

What is the source of the chemical materials and elements used in plastic- and rubber-based infills? Despite the strict rules on raw materials that can be used to produce synthetic infills, concerns remain regarding the potential use of poorer-quality materials or materials from an unknown source. This is not the case…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Solution

The items of the METAMORPHOSIS exhibition, developed by a group of naturally talented persons, open up a new range of products and applications. The invited professionals joined their technical vision with artistic sensibility and the knowledge they have of the market, creating solutions where cork intersects with vari…

Case Studies 05 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
Main Objective

The club's main goals were to reduce maintenance costs and guarantee safety in sports activities, as well as improving players' performance.   These objectives were achieved through the substitution of the rubber layer by a cork infill that have made it possible to eliminate the agglutination of granulates, unpleasant…

27 . Sep . 2016
Car engines are subject to extreme tests of endurance, resistance, heat and pressure.

So we develop unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for soft gaskets sealing.

News 30 . Jun . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites’ Acousticork range, specially developed for building industry, is now more complete with these two vibration control materials, made of engineered compounds with cork and natural rubber. Acousticork VC1005 and VC1006 are suitable for vibration control applications that require very high isolation…

Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
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If you are currently trying to decide on which flooring to use in remodelling your home, and if your main concern is the choice of look that…

An underlay is much more than just something you place under the flooring. The underlay is part of a solid foundation that can determine the floor’s performance in terms of acoustic properties and comfort, while also adding to its lifespan. Even though it is not visible, it can still be felt and perceived thanks to the…

11 . Oct . 2018
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Amorim Cork Composites’ Acousticork range, specially developed for building industry, is now more complete with these two vibration control materials, made of engineered compounds with cork and natural rubber. Acousticork VC1005 and VC1006 are suitable for vibration control applications that require very high isolation…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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If you are currently trying to decide on which flooring to use in remodelling your home, and if your main concern is the choice of look that…

An underlay is much more than just something you place under the flooring. The underlay is part of a solid foundation that can determine the floor’s performance in terms of acoustic properties and comfort, while also adding to its lifespan. Even though it is not visible, it can still be felt and perceived thanks to the…

Blog 10 . Sep . 2019
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Underlay: simple, but efficient An underlay is a layer of material applied during the installation process between the concrete layer (or the previous flooring) and the final flooring. It is an element that is out of sight, but whose presence is felt with every step. With an underlay, the sound of children jumping and…

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…

Automotive 27 . Sep . 2016
Automotive
Accoseal is a range of market renowned and extensively specified sealing materials based on soft gasket technology, with a proven history in…

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for soft gaskets sealing, that due to reduced side flow, allow for larger contact areas and higher compression ratios which guarantee an effective sealing barrier against potential flange surface imperfections, distortions and leakage paths.

Seals and Gaskets 21 . Oct . 2016
Seals and Gaskets
Accoseal is a range of market renowned and extensively specified sealing materials based on soft gasket technology, with a proven history in…

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for soft gaskets sealing, that due to reduced side flow, allow for larger contact areas and higher compression ratios which guarantee an effective sealing barrier against potential flange surface imperfections, distortions and leakage paths.

Seals and Gaskets 21 . Oct . 2016
Seals and Gaskets
Unique features make it the preferred sealing material used across multiple applications in industrial equipment, natural gas and liquid pet…

Techseal is a range of engineered sealing materials based on soft gasket technology, specifically designed and tested to withstand application in several environments, while providing cost effective final product customization and manufacturing options. Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicat…

Notícias 02 . Nov . 2020
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Based on a strong culture of innovation, we develop highly efficient solutions and incorporate by-products from other industries - such as foams, polymers and rubbers - into our processes, giving them a second life, since they would normally be deposited in landfills.   Examples include Footcork® Evolution and Underlay…

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