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How to Choose the Best Cork Thickness

The thickness of cork flooring can be customized according to customer requirements. - Generally, if it is a lock-type cork floor, the thickness should be kept between 10-12 mm; if it is a stick-type cork floor, the thickness should be kept between 3-10 mm.

What is the optimum cork thickness for a corkboard?

If you are creating a fixed plate or fixed surface, you should consider using a 1/4" thickness cork. The cork can be mounted directly into the wall panel. Corks, on the other hand, can be fitted to a suitable substrate. These thick cork board tiles are the preferred solution for many because they are thick enough to withstand the constant prodding of thumbtacks and nails.


Does Cork Sheet Flooring Thickness Matter?

The thickness of the cork flooring definitely matters.

When planning your next project, be sure to consider your application before purchasing the most appropriate cork roll or corkboard thickness.

We've put together a simple, easy-to-read guide to choosing the right cork thickness.

Do an arts and crafts project?

A 1/8 inch thickness is often enough to work with kids on rainy day projects, cutting coasters, or lining drawers.

Create a bonded surface or fixed area?

Use a thickness of at least 1/4 inch to install directly into your wallboard, or to a suitable substrate such as plaster or Homasote.


What's the Right Cork Roll Thickness or Cork Sheet Thickness for Underlayment?

Wholesale cork flooring is divided into five categories as follows:

Category 1: The surface of the cork floor is without any covering.

Category 2: Coating on the surface of cork floors.

The third category: PVC veneer, that is, covering the surface of cork floor with PVC veneer, and its structure is usually four layers.

Category 4; PVC veneer with a thickness of 0.45mm; the second layer is a natural veneer with a thickness of 0.45mm; the third layer is cemented cork with a thickness of about 2mm; the bottom layer is PVC board, the same as the third category It has good water resistance and balances the stress on the board surface at the same time, and its thickness is about 0.2mm.

The fifth category: plastic cork flooring, resin-bonded cork flooring, and rubber cork flooring.

For general household use, the first and second types can be selected. Because the first type is the most primitive, but all its excellent functions can be displayed, the second type of cork floor has a slightly thicker cork layer and a pure texture, but the layer is only 0.1mm-0.2mm thick. , Thin, but soft, high-strength wear-resistant layer will not affect the performance of cork's excellent properties. Although the surface layer is thin, it is used carefully at home, so it will not affect the service life, and it is convenient to lay. Consumers can directly stick to the clean and dry cement floor as long as they take off the release paper.

For occasions with high traffic such as shops and libraries, the second and third types of floors can be used.

Since the second and third types of materials have a thick (0.45mm) flexible wear-resistant layer on the surface, although the sand will be brought to the surface of the cork floor, it will not slide after being pressed into the wear-resistant layer when the foot leaves the sand, it will still be It is ejected and will not scratch the wear-resistant layer, so although the flow of people is large, it does not affect the floor surface.

Rubber cork is suitable for practice rooms, broadcasting studios, hospitals, etc. as the floor, its elasticity, vibration absorption, sound absorption, sound insulation, and other properties are also very good, but usually, rubber has a peculiar smell, therefore, this kind of floor changes its surface and uses it on its surface PU or PUA high wear-resistant layer is used as a protective layer to eliminate odor and wear-resistant.



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