Cork is a natural, semi rigid, renewable material that has now applications in the composites industry. Its excellent fire, smoke and toxicity characteristics and natural sound insulation make it a great solution for wind turbine nacelles and marine, rail, automotive and light aircraft construction.

The main advantages of cork are:

  • Excellent impact absorption
  • Reduced thermal conductivity
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Commercially competitive
  • No water absorption
  • Excellent conformability
  • Process friendly