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Notícias 17 . Apr . 2019
Notícias
Lightweight

Due to the material’s composition, besides its leveling and fairing function, it fosters a significant weight reduction, since it is 2 to 5 times lighter than conventional primary decking solutions in the market. This has a direct impact on the vessel’s final weight and stability, improving vessel performance and ratin…

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Lightweight

Due to the materials composition, besides its levelling and fairing function it significantly benefits weight reduction, being 2 to 5 times lighter than conventional primary decking solutions having a direct impact on final vessel weight, stability and therefore improved vessel performance and rating.

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Lightweight material

Lightweight core material

05 . Apr . 2018
Lightweight thermal insulation and high comfort performance

Footcork granules of carefully selected raw material enable simple and comfortable molded forms to satisfy the most demanding walkers.

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

Lightweight flexible core material

Case Studies 13 . Sep . 2018
Case Studies
Flexible and lightweight interior material

Flexible and lightweight interior material

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

Extremely light and buoyant

09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites

Thermal and acoustic insulation, lightweight and fire resistance

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Multifunctional Modular Panels

Alucork is a lightweight floating floor system for railway interiors.

06 . Aug . 2018
05 . Apr . 2018
High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic

Footcork sheets and rolls of carefully selected raw materials enable simple and easy machining and thermoforming.

News 07 . Mar . 2018
News
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Case Studies 09 . Mar . 2018
Case Studies
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During the design phase of the new Lisbon Cruise Terminal, the need for a lightweight structural concrete was identified - to reduce the weight of the building’s structure without undermining its strength. It was decided to use natural cork granulates as a lightweight aggregate solution.

05 . Feb . 2018
40% lighter than regular concrete

During the design phase of the new Lisbon Cruise Terminal, the need for a lightweight structural concrete was identified - to reduce the weight of the building’s structure without undermining its strength. It was decided to use natural cork granulates as a lightweight aggregate solution.

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
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05 . Apr . 2018
Health & Orthopaedic

High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic.

08 . Jan . 2019
Office

Discover our wide range of cork memo boards. Lightweight and practical, they are a must for any home or office.

Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
Articles
1 - Easy and simple to install

The installation of the underlay is easy, simple and effective. The material is lightweight, but extremely durable. With less than 6 steps, anyone can easily apply an underlay to the floor. Check out installation instructions here.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Coasters

Protect your table with cork coasters for your cups and glasses. Lightweight and waterproof, they can be used with all types of glasses or cups. The natural, neutral colour of cork will blend easily with the rest of your table decorations.

18 . Apr . 2019
Coasters

Protect your table with cork coasters. Lightweight and waterproof. You can place any type of cup or mug on them. The natural colour of cork is neutral, and easily matches the rest of your table decor.

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
Articles
What's the impact of a cork composite solution in transportation applications, used in interior floors of passenger railway carriages?

The Alucork® floor is a lightweight composite structure composed of a sandwich panel with a CorecorkTM core, resulting in an appreciable weight reduction compared to current technology plywood panels and an improved noise and thermal insulation performance.

Automotive 27 . Sep . 2016
Automotive
Material Conformability

In stamped steel or lightweight assemblies Accoseal sponge grade materials are especially useful, being able to compress with minor fastener loading and minimum hardware distortion allowing for an overall optimized system design. Its controlled side flow allows for groove assembling without the need for allowance on th…

Seals and Gaskets 21 . Oct . 2016
Seals and Gaskets
Material Conformability

In stamped steel or lightweight assemblies Accoseal sponge grade materials are especially useful, being able to compress with minor fastener loading and minimum hardware distortion allowing for an overall optimized system design. Its controlled side flow allows for groove assembling without the need for allowance on th…

News 07 . Dec . 2017
News
Cork is a natural, 100 per cent recyclable and environmentally friendly product. Were these characteristics important for your decision? Is…

Yes, of course, sustainability was one aspect of cork that attracted me to the material. Cork is not only sustainable in its production but since it is a relatively lightweight material, it requires much less energy to transport and install. The fact that there is almost zero waste in the cork manufacturing process was…

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
intro: yoga blocks

They can also be used as a meditation cushion or as support during moments of relaxation at the beginning and end of the practice. Taking advantage of the properties of this raw material, these cork yoga blocks are very lightweight and easy-to-carry, while at the same time conveying a feeling of warmth and comfort duri…

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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Use of natural cork in footwear dates back to the Roman era. Since the early 1930’s natural cork slabs have been used to make shoe platforms and orthopaedic components, the “star” performer in the field of foot health and comfort. For many decades, cork has been the simplest, best quality and most lightweight option, i…

Case Studies 14 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Solution

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…

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of carrying capacity

Lightweight construction with cork technology reduces the deck weight of passenger vessels by 30% to 50%, thereby enabling a larger passenger and/or cargo capacity. Depending on their objectives and requirements, ship operators can use this weight advantage to enhance equipment, comfort, catering or on-board entertainm…

05 . Apr . 2018
We’re innovating in the global footwear industry with attractive, comfortable and natural materials.

Cork is a natural, comfortable, lightweight and attractive material. It gives a touch of distinction and originality to the items into which it is incorporated, since it is a natural product. Footcork has its own digital fingerprint, which makes each pair of shoes unique. Cork skin can, for example, be used with its na…

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…

News 06 . Nov . 2017
News
About MATERIA

By combining cork’s unique personality and sensory characteristics with a challenging design perspective, MATERIA is a collection of objects that fluidly and functionally fit into any contemporary environment and experience. Curated by experimentadesign, the collection is designed by 12 international designers and stud…

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…

News 30 . Jan . 2017
News
If you had to highlight two major advantages of cork, which ones would you choose?

One of the things that I find really fascinating about cork is that, in many ways, it acts like a very dense memory foam. It always bounces back to its original form after being subject to mechanical pressure. This unique trait is a result of its iconic hexagonal cellular structure that also gives the material the abil…

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