Description - AcoustiCORK RC500 Rubber/Cork underlayment is the perfect underlayment to use under both ceramic tiles and hardwoods. This underlayment combines the sound proofing qualities of rubber with the improved adhesive properties of the cork granules. What sets this flooring underlayment apart from other cork based underlayments is the fact that the flooring surface can be direct bonded to the underlayment surface. This enables for a quicker and easier installation process. One other quality of this underlayment is its crack suppression qualities. This underlayment helps to suppress substrate cracks from appearing in the flooring surface. This flooring underlayment has also been shown to provide the same sound absorption qualities as 5mm rubber.
Material - AcoustiCORK RC500 is composed of both rubber and cork and consists of 95% recycled material making this a very 'green' product.
Width - 48” wide rolls.
Length - Available in 30’ long rolls.
Thickness - 5mm (~3/16”).
Weight - 88 Lbs. per roll.
Origin - Made in the USA.
Recommended Uses - RC500 underlayment is a favorite to use under ceramic tiles and hardwoods, but has been used under natural stone, wood, vinyl, linoleum, laminates, bamboo, luxury vinyl tiles and planks, engineered wood, and cork flooring.
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