Cork Products

From Cricket balls to bottle stoppers and from submarines to heat shields for protecting space re-entry vehicles, few natural and renewable materials touch our lives as frequently as cork. Many of it’s uses may not be visible but the benefits of this unique material are wide-ranging making our lives safer, more enjoyable and more comfortable.

Cork Product Index

Closures: Cork stoppers have undeniable advantages over plastic, aluminium and other man-made materials. The natural compressibility of cork makes it easy to use on modern high-speed bottling lines and this natural elasticity is retained over time unlike with many other materials. At the same time cork is chemically inert and impermeable to liquids and gases which is why it has proved so successful for making stoppers since Homeric times.

Decorative: Cork tiles for floors and walls provide warm, comfortable and durable alternatives to traditional coverings. Cork is highly abrasion resistant, protects against humidity and dampens sound, making it ideal for both residential and commercial uses. Cork is also frequently used as an underlay for hardwood, ceramic and marble floors.

Leisure & Giftware: The attractive appearance, pleasant feel and special properties of cork make it a suitable material for producing many household gifts and novelties. Trays, coasters and bulletin boards are some practical examples. Cork is also often used in fashion items such as light, comfortable footwear and in combination with leather for accessories like brief cases, wallets and key holders.

Entertainment:Cork plays a large part in the sporting goods industry for fishing and boating equipment, Cricket balls, bowling balls, dart boards and numerous other applications where lightness, buoyancy, slip resistance and compressibility are required. For musical instruments cork is frequently used for tenons and keys in brass and woodwind and even the conductor’s baton often features a light slip-resistant cork grip.

Industrial: The special physical and mechanical properties of cork allowing it to compress and immediately regain its original size under all weather and temperature conditions make it particularly useful in expansion joints and in concrete structures such as dams, tunnels, airport runways and highways.

Transport: Gaskets used in the automotive industry combine the unique compressibility, elasticity and heat resistance of cork with the mechanical resistance and size stability of rubber. The combination of these properties creates excellent gaskets for engines, transmissions and even electrical transformers.

Insulation: The cellular structure of cork, even in granular, roll or block form, consists of millions of ‘air cushions’ or cells that makes it ideal for many building industry applications.

The ability of cork to act simultaneously as a thermal and sound barrier as well as a vibration dampener is very useful. At the same time, cork does not corrode, is extremely fire resistant and can bear heavy loads.

 

PRODUCT C.I.F. MEMBERS
Anti-vibration Cork Mats/Pads Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin
Anti-vibration Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin
Architectural modelling blocks
Ballast - Model Railways Cantrill
Balls - Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin, Siesta
Bathmats Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Siesta
Beam Pads
Blocks - Corks Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin
Bottle Cap Liners
Bottle Corks Erben, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (PCS), Rankin

 

Recycled Recorked
Bowling Green Corks Ley, Max Dias, Rankin
Bungs Beach Bros, H. Erben, Ley, Max Dias, Rankin
Bungs - Compressed Cork Beach Bros, H. Erben, Max Dias, Rankin
Caned Cork
Capsules H. Erben, Portuguese Cork Supplies (PCS)
Clutch Pads Cantrill,
Clutch Corks Cantrill, Ley, Siesta
Clutch Facing Cantrill
Coasters Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley, Max Dias, Rankin
Compressed Cork:  

 

Reels Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley

 

Sheets Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin
Cork Elastomer Materials:  

 

Sheet Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley

 

Strip

 

Configurated forms

 

Reel & Tape Beach Bros
Corkboard - see Insulation Corkboard  
Cork Gifts Anglo-Portuguese
Cork Leather Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros,
Cork Rubber Beach Bros, Cantrill
Corks for:  

Ceramic Industry

Beach Bros, Cantrill, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (PCS), Rankin

Demijohns

Beach Bros, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (PCS), Rankin

Home Wine Industry

Beach Bros, Erben, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (PCS), Rankin

Masking

Ley, Rankin
  Rejected for Dumper Bags Beach Bros, Ley, Rankin
  Sparkling Wine Beach Bros, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Beach Bros, Rankin
  Spirit Measure (Optics) Beach Bros, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
  Still wine Beach Bros, H. Erben, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
  Tapered Beach Bros, H. Erben, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Beach Bros, Rankin
  Wine (Fortified) Beach Bros, H. Erben, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
Corkwood Beach Bros, Rankin
Coving - Cork
Cut Shapes Beach Bros, Ley, Rankin
Decking material for ships
Decorative Cork Articles Rankin
Dumper Bags - Cork filled Rankin
Ejection Pads
Expansion Joint Fillers Beach Bros, Cantrill
Fire Door Infill Beach Bros
Film Effect Siesta
Fishing Rod Handles Anglo-Portuguese, Siesta, Rankin
Floats:  
  Fresh water & Sea Cantrill, Rankin
  Industrial Cantrill, Rankin

 

Fishing Rankin

 

Tank level Rankin
Flong Pads
Floor Tiles:  

 

Cork, various Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill, Siesta

 

Cork - Trade Distribution Siesta

 

Self-adhesive Siesta

 

Acrylic coated Siesta
  Sealed Anglo-Portuguese, Siesta
  Pre-waxed Siesta
  Pre varnished Anglo-Portuguese, Siesta
  PVC coated Siesta

 

Sanded Siesta

 

Vinyl bonded Anglo-Portuguese, Siesta
Flooring:  
  Floating Beach Bros, Siesta
  Industrial Cantrill
  Marine Anglo-Portuguese
Friction Pads
Gaskets:  
  Polyurethane bonded composition Cantrill
  Laminated
  Composition Cork
  Cork/Rubber
Granulated Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill, Rankin
Guttering:  
  Removal of pounding from box gutters
Helmet Liners
Insect Setting Boards Cantrill
Insulation Cork:  
  Insulation for flat roofs Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill, Siesta
  Acoustic Anglo-Portuguese,
Insulation Cork Angle Fillet Siesta
Insulation Corkboard Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill, Siesta
Insulation Material - Laminated Cantrill

Isolation Pads

Isotope Containers (inserts)

Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill
Laboratory Rings Ley, Rankin
Linings - Anti- Condensation

MOD & DRG Ships items to specification

Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill

Memo Boards

Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley, Siesta

Noticeboards

Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Ley, Rankin, Siesta
Noticeboard Areas Beach Bros, Siesta
Optics

Overcaps

Rankin
Packing Pieces Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill
Panels:  
  Industrial Ceiling
  Industrial Wall

 

Laminated Insulation

 

Laminated Insulation Ceiling
Pinboards Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley, Siesta
Polishing Wheels Cantrill
Printers Blankets
Recycled Corks Recorked
Reels - Cork/Rubber Beach Bros, Cantrill
Roll Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Ley
Rolls - Composition Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Ley, Siesta, Cantrill
Rolls - RubberCork Sound Insulation Siesta
Rubbing Block & Sanding Blocks Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill, Siesta
Sanding Blocks Siesta
Scale Tops (Bathroom) Cantrill, Siesta
Self-adhesive Cork:  
  Reels Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley
  Sheets Beach Bros, Ley
  Tape Beach Bros, Siesta
Sheet:  
  Composition Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley, Rankin
  Cork/Rubber Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley
  Fire Retardant Cork
  Natural Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Ley, Cantrill, Max Dias, Rankin, Siesta
  Cork Elastomer Ley
Shoe Blocks - Natural Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Ley, Cantrill, Siesta
Shoe Components Beach Bros, Cantrill

Shoe Heels

Beach Bros

Shoe Inserts

Cantrill
Shuttlecock Corks
Skirting - Cork

Speciality Corks

Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’)

Stool Tops

Beach Bros

Stoppers:

 
  Agglomerated Cork Beach Bros, Cantrill, Erben, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
  Aluminium Headed Erben, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
  Natural Cork Beach Bros, Erben, Max Dias, Ley, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
  Plastic Topped Beach Bros, Cantrill, Erben ,Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin
  Recycled Recorked
  Wood Topped Beach Bros, Cantrill, Erben, Ley, Max Dias, Portuguese Cork Supplies (‘PCS’), Rankin

Strip - Cork

Beach Bros

Table Mats

Anglo-Portuguese, Cantrill, Ley, Rankin
Tape Form Cork Rubber
Tape Form Cork
Underlay:  
  Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Siesta
  Cork/Rubber Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin
Virgin Cork Beach Bros, Cantrill, Siesta
Wallpaper -Cork Beach Bros, Rankin, Siesta
Wall Tiles:  
  Cork Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Rankin, Siesta
  Chunky Cork for decorative or
Insulation purposes
Anglo-Portuguese, Beach Bros, Cantrill, Rankin, Siesta
  Self-adhesive Beach Bros, Rankin, Siesta
Washers:  
  Composition Cork Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley, Rankin
  Cork/Rubber Beach Bros, Ley
  Natural Cork Beach Bros, Cantrill, Ley, Rankin
   
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our members

The Cork Industry Federation is an association of companies involved in the importation, manufacture and distribution of cork products in the UK and for export.
The Federation seeks to uphold quality standards within the industry and to promote the use of cork in its many different applications