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26 results found sound insulation

05 . May . 2017
Sound insulation

Is the ability of building elements or structures to reduce sound transmissionTo compare sound insulation properties you need to take into account the area of the dividing partition/wall, as well as the volume and sound absorption properties of the receiving room. To do this, measurements are Normalized to a Reference…

04 . Jul . 2017
Sound Insulation

Is the ability of building elements or structures to reduce sound transmission To compare sound insulation properties you need to take into account the area of the dividing partition/wall, as well as the volume and sound absorption properties of the receiving room. To do this, measurements are Normalized to a Reference…

29 . Jun . 2017
Sound insulation

The capacity of a structure to prevent sound from reaching a receiving location. Sound energy is not necessarily absorbed; impedance mismatch, or reflection back toward the source, is often the principal mechanism.

13 . Mar . 2018
Sound insulation

The capacity of a structure to prevent sound from reaching a receiving location. Sound energy is not necessarily absorbed; impedance mismatch, or reflection back toward the source, is often the principal mechanism.

18 . Apr . 2019
Sound insulation

Sound insulation

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
Articles
Impact sound insulation

Cork is considered by many floor specialists as one of the best materials for reducing impact sound. To reduce the noise heard in rooms below caused by floor traffic, Amorim has developed a range of underlays that are designed to deliver the best acoustic performance for each type of flooring available on the market.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
High levels of sound insulation

High levels of sound insulation

18 . Apr . 2019
High sound insulation

High sound insulation

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.

Articles 13 . Oct . 2017
Articles
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…

10 . Oct . 2017
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…

11 . Apr . 2017
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

Articles 11 . Sep . 2018
Articles
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08 . May . 2017
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
Case Studies
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The deck elements on cork boards are winning over shipyards and operators of passenger vessels and mega yachts with their significant weight reduction, superb footfall sound and thermal insulation, as well as maximum precision and time savings during installation of the decking at the shipyard.

02 . Jul . 2017
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…

02 . Jul . 2017
Solutions for flooring

Sustainable solutions made of cork agglomerate to improve thermal comfort, sound insulation and energy efficiency of your home, such as underlays, floor skirting and other flooring accessories specially designed for flooring distributors.

31 . Oct . 2018
Como funciona (1)

In a few seconds, the simulator will identify the Acousticork solution that offers the best performance in terms of sound and vibration insulation. You will also receive an email with all the information required to start working on your project.

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…

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
CP’s entire fleet of Alfa Pendular trains was remodelled, with the integration of cork solutions from Amorim Cork Composites specifically de…

The project presented by EMEF - Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário S.A primarily aims to increase passenger comfort and safety and reduce energy consumption through improved sound insulation and reduced carriage weight due to incorporation of Amorim Cork Composites' AluCORK® flooring solutions. Projects o…

11 . Apr . 2017
Acousticork wall bearing increases the lifetime of buildings, decreasing crack appearance due to the decoupling of elements.

The supports formed by cork granulated with recycled materials, are used to decouple the connections of the masonry with the building’s structure. It has been developed to effectively interrupt the transmission of footstep noise vertically through the masonry. If wall bearings are used consistently throughout a buildin…

21 . Feb . 2019
Project overview

The construction of a supermarket from Biedronka chain on the ground floor of a new residential and commercial building in Szczecin, Poland, required a high efficiency solution to ensure silence and comfort in all 118 apartments of the complex. The preferred choice was the installation of Acousticork range underscreed…

18 . Apr . 2019
Solutions that make your home more efficient and comfortable

Although not visible, underlay contributes significantly toward improving your home’s thermal comfort, acoustic insulation and energy efficiency. Installed between the subfloor and the finish floor, this thin layer of material creates a more quiet and pleasant environment, reducing the sound of footsteps for softer wal…

18 . Apr . 2019
Solutions that make your home more efficient and comfortable

Although not visible, underlay contributes significantly toward improving your home’s thermal comfort, acoustic insulation and energy efficiency. Installed between the subfloor and the finish floor, this thin layer of material creates a more quiet and pleasant environment, reducing the sound of footsteps for softer wal…

11 . Apr . 2017
HK Acoustic Seminar

Some of the leading stakeholders from Hong Kong’s Noise & Vibration market attended the HK Acoustic Seminar – Cork in Building to listen to The Sound of Silence. It was a pleasure to organize this special networking moment, supported by our local partner: NAP Acoustics. Several interesting topics were discussed dur…

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Characterisation

The scope of the summary characterisation is intended to highlight the performance in terms of safety, comfort and durability of Alucork® panels.  The basis of the characterisation is a 20mm Alucork® panel and the typical requirements of end users, such as the national and international rules governing the passenger ra…

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