Cork stoppers for bottles and more… have a practical and decorative function. They are most commonly used to plug bottles and containers that hold wines, liquors, mead, oils, ointments, medicines, and fuel-based liquids.
Due to the diverse uses of stoppers, we can divide them into the following areas: cylindrical, conical and decorative.
Made from natural cork (solid)
Cork stoppers are a perfect seal in glass containers. This type of closure, when used over a long period of time, promotes the aging of the wine and enables its noble aging during the numerous chemical and physical processes that take place between the components of the wine. The tightness of the cork stopper is a property that is necessary both for puberty and for the rapid consumption of wine.
Thanks to the natural cork, the shelf life of the wine is preserved without affecting the existing harmony between its ingredients. For a wine consumer, a stopper made of natural cork is a quality feature. It is an essential element of the ritual of opening and closing a bottle of wine, which contributes significantly to positive evaluation and correct differentiation.
This type of cork stoppers for bottles and more. It is a combination of cork granules with a special binding agent that is approved for contact with food. They are most commonly used in utility ceramic, glass, and plastic containers. The advantage of agglomerated cork is homogeneity, relatively low price, the ability to adjust granularity and dimensions. Colmated cork stoppers are natural cork stoppers whose pores are tightly filled with cork dust. The dust is obtained from the rectification of a natural cork. Column plugs look homogeneous and have good mechanical properties.
In addition, they improve the appearance and tightness of the cork stopper. Technical stoppers form a body of high-density agglomerated cork with natural cork discs glued to one or both ends. They keep an appropriate concentration of sulfur dioxide SO2 in the bottle, prevent premature oxidation. It also prevents the formation of undesirable odors.