Cork granulate

Cork granulate are made out of meticulously selected seeds of natural cork. Many manufactures use it mainly as intermediate meant to be processed further. Depending on the requirements of the end customer we supply cork granules at a wide range of sizes and densities. That is why we can adjust their features  to meet the needs of the ordering party. A numerous branches of industry use granulated cork  for a wide variety of applications.

Entrepreneurs use cork granules  to make composite cork products for example as a sports field infill or a soil conditioner. Another usage is agglomerated wine corks or cork flooring. Factories also make brake shoes, or clutch plates from cork pellets. Additionaly you can use cork granules for shoe soles or insulation cork blocks and so on. Not to metion that you can purchase unprocessed granulated cork and use it as an insulation filler.

Industry also use granulated cork as a raw material. It can be for example manufacturing cork-based products such as cork rolls or boards. Bussiness owners use it in glass production for insulation. Artist use cork granules in modelling and construction workers as a concrete aggregate. Cork is an incredibly flexible material. Some of the lesser known uses of granulated cork we present below:

  • for clearing up oil spills
  • as a filler and insulator
  • in gardening
  • for creative work

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Cork granulate is a material made from ground cork bark of oak or other tree species.

It is light, flexible, durable and has many applications. Here are some ways you can use cork granules:

1) Sports surfaces: Cork granules are used in the construction of sports surfaces, such as tennis, basketball or beach volleyball courts. Provides flexibility and cushioning, which protects against injuries.

2) Creating decorative surfaces: It can be used to create decorative surfaces on walls, floors and furniture. Thanks to the various colors available on the market, you can achieve interesting visual effects.

3) Filler in furniture production: Cork granules can be used as a filler in furniture production, which allows for obtaining light but durable structures.

4) Creative craft projects: You can use cork pellets for various craft projects such as decorating frames, jewelry making and modeling.

5) Toys and sporting goods: Cork granules can be used to produce safe toys for children, as well as to fill sports equipment such as balls or scooters.

6) Decorative material in gardens: It can be used to decorate gardens, for example as part of the surface of paths or places to relax.

Cork granules can also be used as a mulching material in gardening.

Soil mulching is the practice of applying a layer of material to the soil surface to protect it from moisture loss, maintain a stable temperature, inhibit weed growth, and improve the overall soil structure. Here are some benefits of soil mulching with cork granules:

Moisture retention: Cork granules, like traditional mulching materials, help retain moisture in the soil by reducing water evaporation from the surface.

Protection against extreme temperatures: The cork granulate layer acts as a thermal insulator, protecting the plants from extreme temperatures, both on hot days and on cooler nights.

Reduction of weed growth: Mulching with cork granules inhibits the growth of weeds by creating a layer that hinders their access to sunlight.

Improving soil structure: Cork granules can help improve soil structure, especially as they decompose over time, contributing organic matter to the soil.

Garden aesthetics: Cork granules can also have a decorative function, giving the garden an aesthetic appearance.

Durability: Cork granules are durable and resistant to decay, which means they can maintain their mulching properties longer than some other materials.