Cork granules are made out of meticulously selected seeds of natural cork and are used mainly as intermediate meant to be processed further. Depending on the requirements of the end customer, cork granules can be supplied at a wide range of sizes and densities so that their features can be adjusted to meet the needs of the ordering party. Granulated cork is used for a wide variety of applications in numerous branches of industry
Cork granules can be used to make composite cork products, sports field infill, a soil conditioner, agglomerated wine corks, cork flooring, brake shoes, clutch plates, shoe soles, insulation cork blocks and so on, but granulated cork can also be purchased unprocessed to be used as an insulation filler.
Granulated cork is used as a raw material for manufacturing cork-based products such as cork rolls or boards. It is also used in glass industry for insulation, in modelling, as a concrete aggregate. Cork is an incredibly flexible material and some of the lesser known uses of granulated cork are as follows: