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17 . Nov . 2016
Thermal Insulation

Corkwall's composition makes it a natural thermal insulation material, eliminating thermal bridges and thus protecting a building from energy losses.

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
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Thermal insulation

In contrast to impact sound, thermal insulation is the capacity of the material to resist cold or heat. By increasing the thickness of the underlay, the thermal resistance also increases. Cork acts as a natural insulation in spaces where underlays are installed because of its ability to maintain the temperature inside…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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Thermal insulation

In contrast to impact sound, thermal insulation is the capacity of the material to resist cold or heat. By increasing the thickness of the underlay, the thermal resistance also increases. Cork acts as a natural insulation in spaces where underlays are installed because of its ability to maintain the temperature inside…

18 . Apr . 2019
Thermal and acoustic insulation

Not only are the products decorative, but they also act as thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing noise and making homes more comfortable.

News 17 . Apr . 2019
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Thermal Insulation

ACM52 structure has a low thermal conductivity of 0,065 W/mºK across a wide temperature range, resulting in energy savings and reduced condensation. This attribute enhances passenger comfort like no other primary decking material.

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
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Thermal Insulation

Thermal Insulation

Case Studies 03 . Oct . 2016
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Thermal Insulation

Thermal Insulation

Case Studies 13 . Sep . 2018
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Thermal Insulation

Thermal Insulation

Case Studies 03 . Jan . 2019
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Thermal insulation

Thermal insulation

10 . Dec . 2018
Thermal insulation

Thermal insulation

02 . Jul . 2019
Thermal insulation

Thermal insulation

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Excellent Thermal Insulation

The air inside the cells makes it an excellent insulator, leading to very low thermal conductivity, over a wide range of temperatures.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Thermal and acoustic insulation

In addition to being decorative, these products act as a thermal and acoustic insulator, reducing noise and improving the sense of comfort at home.

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.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Excellent thermal insulation

Excellent thermal insulation

11 . Apr . 2017
Thermal Insulation Properties

Thermal Insulation Properties

11 . Apr . 2017
Thermal Insulation Properties (1)

Thermal Insulation Properties

18 . Apr . 2019
High thermal insulation

High thermal insulation

27 . Mar . 2018
The best solution for excellent impact noise and thermal insulation

After installation, the screed tends to “sink”, especially next to the walls of each room, due to reactions caused during the screed’s drying process. After years of use, including traffic and occasional heavy loads, the screed may also become thinner, and lead to unpleasant gaps next to the walls. A cork-based undersc…

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…

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…

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…

21 . Feb . 2019
Thermal insulation

High load capacity

09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites

Thermal and acoustic insulation, lightweight and fire resistance

Articles 14 . Sep . 2017
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Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
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Acoustic Insulation

Excellent acoustic and thermal insulation

27 . Sep . 2016
Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
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6 – Benefit from better acoustic and thermal insulation and more comfort.

Day-to-day noises and footfalls in other rooms of the house spread easily. The installation of a cork underlay reduces the sound of footfalls both within the room and in the space below, in the case of installations on 2nd and upper floors, as it reduces impact as well as reflected walking sound. Cork underlays can mak…

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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6 – Benefit from better acoustic and thermal insulation and more comfort.

Day-to-day noises and footfalls in other rooms of the house spread easily. The installation of a cork underlay reduces the sound of footfalls both within the room and in the space below, in the case of installations on 2nd and upper floors, as it reduces impact as well as reflected walking sound. Cork underlays can mak…

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
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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.

18 . Apr . 2019
Construction

Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reduce noise and save energy with expanded cork solutions, and insulation boards for attaching to walls.

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
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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.

Articles 11 . Sep . 2018
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Sustainable materials for all types of flooring

Cork is the common denominator used in all our underlays. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlay provides greater comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, ensuring greater energy efficiency and better acoustic and thermal insulation.

Articles 10 . Jul . 2019
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Sustainable materials for all types of flooring

Cork is the common denominator used in all our underlays. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlay provides greater comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, ensuring greater energy efficiency and better acoustic and thermal insulation.

05 . Apr . 2018
Health & Orthopaedic

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

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Thermal Performance

Thermal insulation is part of Alucork's multi-functionality and is provided by it’s Core, NL20’s low thermal conductivity - 0,045 W/m2ºC - and long term durability assures an efficient thermal insulation throughout the product life guaranteeing passenger comfort and reducing operational costs with acclimatization.

08 . Jan . 2019
Construction Materials

Greater silence and comfort. Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing noise and saving energy with solutions based on expanded cork and cork insulation boards with different materials for application on walls.

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.

News 06 . Jun . 2017
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Cork is incorporated into a bio-composite sandwich panel and delivers unique advantages in terms of thermal insulation, anti-fungal protection, fire retardancy and indoor air quality.Cork cells are impregnated with air, thus making cork an excellent and unrivalled thermal insulator. No other material can deliver such e…

Panels and Composites 28 . Aug . 2018
Panels and Composites
Core Materials for Multilayer Structures & Panels

Amorim multilayer panel materials are a combination of cork in selected elastomeric compound matrix to yield specific performances ranging from thermal insulation, noise reduction to fire resistance whilst maintaining the reduced surface weight, depending on the requirements of the final application.

08 . Jan . 2019
Gelo

This lidded ice bucket lined with a plastic inner casing capitalizes on cork's thermal insulation properties coupled with its unique texture. It maintains the low temperature inside, while the outer surface retains its natural warmth and pleasing, soothing feel.   So let the tipple flow and the good times roll.

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
What is cork?

Cork is the bark of the Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber L). It is a completely natural raw material, with unique properties which give it an unrivalled character. It is light, impermeable to liquids and gases, elastic and compressible, provides thermal and acoustic insulation, it is a fire retardant and highly abrasion-re…

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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Nitrocork is a new range of products developed by the renowned brand Bahí&Güell in partnership with Amorim Cork Composites.

It is the first range of products that uses cork as an insulating material to cook food using liquid nitrogen.Cork is the best material for thermal insulation purposes and Bahí&Güell came up with this idea: Why not take advantage of this exceptional material for cooking purposes? Amorim Cork Composites was the idea…

04 . Jul . 2017
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advantage of the exclusive properties of cork as part of an unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance.…

10 . Jul . 2019
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advantage of the exclusive properties of cork as part of an unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance.…

Articles 21 . Jul . 2017
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Benefits

Cork provides comfort (thermal, acoustic and walking), it is a hypoallergenic solution, and has high durability and low maintenance costs. A floor that contains at least two cork components benefits from a high acoustic performance, both in terms of insulation for adjacent rooms and in terms of inside comfort in a livi…

10 . Jul . 2019
Benefits

Cork provides comfort (thermal, acoustic and walking), it is a hypoallergenic solution, and has high durability and low maintenance costs. A floor that contains at least two cork components benefits from a high acoustic performance, both in terms of insulation for adjacent rooms and in terms of inside comfort in a livi…

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Our Corecork range of products enhance the scope of core materials for composite structures with unique properties.

Cork’s elastic structure composed of closed air filled impermeable cells brings features such as noise and vibration attenuation as well as thermal insulation, making it a versatile core alternative for open and closed mold processes in the composites industry. Its specific formulation ensures a natural perforation for…

Case Studies 09 . Mar . 2018
Case Studies
The beauty of architectural concrete

The working group concluded that lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating recycled natural cork granules, met all the design requirements, by striking a balance between the concrete’s mechanical strength and bulk density, while guaranteeing a high-quality finish, insulation and durability as well as the des…

05 . Feb . 2018
The beauty of architectural concrete

The working group concluded that lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating recycled natural cork granules, met all the design requirements, by striking a balance between the concrete’s mechanical strength and bulk density, while guaranteeing a high-quality finish, insulation and durability as well as the des…

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…

10 . Jul . 2019
Nothing compares to the sensation of walking over a comfortable surface like cork!

A floor that contains at least two of our components will benefit from cork's acoustic high-performance, both in terms of noise insulation, for adjacent rooms, and in terms of internal comfort of the room, in which footfall noises are significantly cut down. Benefits will also be noted with regard to thermal comfort, a…

03 . Jul . 2017
Pedro Maria Pinho, Amorim Revestimentos

Cork is a sustainable raw material offering a unique set of characteristics (acoustic and thermal insulation, impact resistance, etc) which adds value to the final product when incorporated in a flooring product. In our specific case, our proprietary cork-based technology – Corktech - is a key differentiator of the Wic…

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Exterior Primary Decking

ACM30 is a cork composite, a material specially formulated to be used as an exterior primary deck covering for levelling and fairing with additional features with IMO/MED certification. Due to the materials composition it significantly benefits weight reduction, being 2 to 5 times lighter than available primary decking…

10 . Jul . 2019
Pedro Maria Pinho, Amorim Revestimentos

Cork is a sustainable raw material offering a unique set of characteristics (acoustic and thermal insulation, impact resistance, etc) which adds value to the final product when incorporated in a flooring product. In our specific case, our proprietary cork-based technology – Corktech - is a key differentiator of the Wic…

Articles 13 . Oct . 2016
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Need for Underlays

The growing demand of citizens for large urban centres mainly has to do with the incessant search for more satisfying living, conditions. This has given rise to the rural exodus. It became necessary to build upwards, as a result of this overcrowding. This gave rise to the first apartment buildings of small family homes…

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Our materials are easily integrated into laminate manufacturing processes and numerous substrates, such as plywood, aluminum, steel, plaster…

Amorim multilayer panel materials are a combination of cork in selected elastomeric compound matrix to yield specific performances ranging from thermal insulation, noise reduction to fire resistance whilst maintaining the reduced surface weight, depending on the requirements of the final application. The wide applicabi…

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…

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…

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites is a member of the consortium responsible for the patent of a totally innovative system, that makes it possible to pr…

The production process of agglomerated cork, preparation of cork surfaces and printing of heating circuits was designed to be continuous, or using sheets. This prevents separation of the layers (delamination) offering the benefit of thermal insulation provided by cork. The invention has various possible industrial appl…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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With the objective of powering this brainstorming of ideas, the initiative considered a challenge that would put the creativity and the technical knowledge of those present to the test. Starting with five priority market segments for the company – construction materials (reaction to smoke, to fire, acoustic performance…

News 19 . Mar . 2018
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The main challenge for this project was to look for better, healthier and sustainable solutions for the construction of façades, exterior walls and interior divisions.  Cork is a key material within the OSIRYS project to provide thermal and acoustic insulation and fire resistance. The project’s results confirm that use…

27 . Sep . 2016
CoMMUTe

CoMMute project has developed a prototype of modular and multifunctional floating flooring for regional and intercity railway coaches, using materials with low environmental impact.  This solution makes it possible to cut total installation costs and guarantees greater comfort for passengers by delivering improved ther…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
Case Studies
Taking advantage of the precision of CNC moulding technology, 1,500 diamond-shaped cork modules have been used to build an impressive 13-met…

The cork blocks were moulded using CNC technology and were then combined, one by one, to test the construction format. After assembly of the test version, the structure was disassembled and the modules were transported to the store where they were re-combined, in less than 10 days, creating an impressive arch that welc…

News 19 . May . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites hosted this year’s General Assembly of the MMFA - Multilayer Modular Flooring Association.

During the 2-day event, latest trends, sales, materials, technologies, new product categories, certification, and research were extensively debated by 75 professionals from leading European flooring companies and their suppliers. Participants discussed the state of the art in this industry and future trends, new develo…

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
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On the theme of "trends and shifts in paradigm”, it should be noted that cork itself is today a fashionable material, widely recognised as such by media figures and influential people from around the world.  Cork is, besides an unbeatable option in terms of sustainability (an increasingly valued requirement), a mouldab…

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