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SILKTOP®

Silktop® are mainly manufactured for medium-class wines, which could benefit from short-term aging (three to four years). This is a technically advanced product, properly sealing bottles containing wine of considerable value.

DURABILITY
Silktops® stoppers are recommended for wines that will be enjoyed within 3 to 4 years.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DIMENSIONS
Length: Nominal ± 0.5 mm
Diameter: Nominal ± 0.3 mm

DESCRIPTION
Silktop® technical stoppers, commonly known as 1+1, consist of an
agglomerate body made up of cork granules, with a natural cork disk on
each end. This product comprises a natural cork face for both the wine and
for the consumer while its properties are similar to those of natural cork.
There is a consistent sealing, as well as the insertion and the performance
of the extraction force, TCA results and other sub-sensory aromas combined
with a top-level visual appearance.

APPLICATION
Silktop® stoppers are mainly manufactured for medium-class wines, which
could benefit from short-term aging (three to four years). This is a
technically advanced product, properly sealing bottles containing wine of
considerable value. Only food-grade glues are used.

SIZES, QUALITIES AND WASHING
Silktop® stoppers come in 39x23,5mm and 44x23,5mm. The classes of
Silktop® stoppers are divided into Noble®, Appeal® and Pop®, in
decreasing order of quality.

PHYSICAL
Moisture: 4% - 8%
Dimensional Recovery: > 96%
Density: Nominal ± 40 Kg/m3
Resistance to boiling water: no disintegration

FUNCTIONAL
Stopper extraction forces: 30 +/- 10 daN (coated stoppers only)
Sealing capacity: no leaks at 1,5 bar
Capillarity: < 1 mm
Torsion: ≥ 35ᵒ
Shear stress: ≥ 6 daN/cm2

STORAGE
Use no later than: 6 months (coated stoppers only)
Moisture in storage: 40% - 70% RH, non condensing
Storage temperature: 15ᵒC - 20ᵒC, 59ᵒF - 68ᵒF
Location: Store the stoppers in a clean, well-ventilated, odor-free place, and kept away from products containing chlorine.