MAS_Cork_Natural MAS_Cork_Silktop MAS_Cork_Pearl MAS_Cork_Spark MAS_Cork_Bartop  
Natural Corks Silktop® Pearl® MicroAgglo Sparkling Wine Corks Bartops  
 

Silktop® Technical Corks

Technical corks consist of a body composed of agglomerated cork granules, with a high-quality natural cork disk at each end. This combination presents natural cork to both the wine and to the consumer while retaining properties similar to our natural cork offerings. It delivers a dependable seal, consistent insertion and extraction performance, below sensory level TCA and other off-aromas combined with outstanding visual appearance.


Applications
Silktop® stoppers are designed primarily for mid-range wines which may benefit from short-term aging (three to four years). This is a technically advanced product that provides a good closure for wine at considerable value. We use only approved food-grade bonding agents.


Sizes
Silktop® corks are offered in 39x23.5mm and 45x23.5mm sizes.


Quality
This is a technically advanced product that provides a good closure for wine at considerable value.
Durability
Silktop corks are recommended for wines which will be consumed within three to four years.

 

Technical Specifications


Dimensional

  • Length: Nominal ± 0.5 mm
  • Diameter: Nominal ± 0.3 mm
  • Ovalization: <1.0mm

Physical

  • Moisture: 4%-7% moisture content
  • Dimensional Recovery: >96%
  • Density: Nominal ± 280 Kg/m3
  • Resistance to boiling water: No disintegration

Functional

  • Extraction Force: 15 daN – 45 daN (coated corks only)
  • Sealing Ability: No leakage at 1.2 bar
  • Capillarity: <1 mm
  • Torsion: ≥35º
  • Shearing strength: ≥ 6 daN/cm2

Storage

  • Use before: 6 months
  • Storage humidity: 40% - 70% RH, non-condensing
  • Storage temperature: 15ºC - 20ºC, 59ºF - 68ºF
  • Location: Store in a clean, well ventilated, odorless place away from chlorine products.

  Technical Product Sheet - Silktops®