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Is Cork Flooring Right for You?

Cork has been used by man for centuries. The ancient Phoenicians used cork for fishing floats. The Portuguese protect their cork oak forests by Royal Decree. Until recently, any decent bottle of wine had a cork stopper. Cork makes a … Continue reading

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Suberin in Cork

Suberin is a waxy substance found in the bark of the cork oak tree and that is named after the Latin for the cork oak – Quercus suber. The distinctive property of suberin is that it is hydrophobic, or in … Continue reading

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