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26 . Jul . 2017
Sport Surfaces

Comfort and safety with cork-based materials that improve shock absorption

18 . Nov . 2020
Amorim Organic is a natural infill for artificial turf, based on cork and olive components in a special processed way and optimized composi…

Amorim Organic is a perfect 100% natural solution for systems that require a naturally affordable product without compromising player safety and environmental concerns. It optimized long term characteristics of sport functionality of artificial turf systems without compromising naturality.

11 . Apr . 2017

- Provides the support required by the pile   - Decay resistant   - Flame retardancy properties   - Key component in safety and performance characteristics of the pitch   - Decreased surface temperature

26 . Jul . 2017
Excellent performance is not only determined by the infill material or the type of grass but also by your choice of shockpad.

Excellent performance means different things for different stakeholders, such as: athletes, installers, turf manufacturers, designers or regulatory entities. Amorim Sports has an extensive knowledge about cork and its goal is to develop new materials that fulfil market requirements, the system’s performance and that p…

05 . Feb . 2018

Cork-based infills are designed to enable functional suitability, striking a balance between cost-effectiveness and environmental compatibility, material durability and multi-functionality.   This solution offers advantages for users compared to other types of infills: it is odourless, with more natural appearance and …

05 . Feb . 2018
Main Objective

The club's main goals were to reduce maintenance costs and guarantee safety in sports activities, as well as improving players' performance.   These objectives were achieved through the substitution of the rubber layer by a cork infill that have made it possible to eliminate the agglutination of granulates, unpleasant …

23 . Mar . 2018

Using a cork infill brings back a part of nature to the artificial turf systems. Cork is a natural and ecological material that offers several advantages if compared with the traditional infill solutions, namely the reduction of maintenance costs, the more natural aspect and feel, the absence of environmental toxicity …

28 . Jul . 2017
5 – Greater safety in sports activities

Artificial turf with a cork infill offers major impact absorption capacity and presents considerable adherence in various atmospheric conditions. These properties reduce the risk of falling or slippage and, consequently, the risk of abrasion.

18 . May . 2018

The global growth in the number of artificial turf pitches has given rise to questions on the impact of this type of system on the environment and user safety, calling for a discussion on the technology and materials used for such infrastructures.

22 . Jun . 2018
Does cork infill limit granulate agglomeration?

When subject to higher temperatures or increased pressure, non-organic infills, particularly EPDM, tend to soften or agglomerate, creating granules. These agglomerates are hazardous for players and increase the likelihood of injuries. Furthermore, if the performance infill is agglomerated, it loses optimal performance …

27 . Sep . 2016
Commitment to Forestry chain of custody

We prefer to use cork from well managed forests, certified by the forest certification system of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), and/or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC). We do not sell FSC or PEFC certified products which have included the following categories of forest r…


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