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Now that cork, thanks to its properties, has been adopted in many technologies – as insulation in aerospace, for instance – cork granulates are now also being used in sports ground construction. But is cork a sensible alternative as a granulate filling? After three years of practical experience, Oliver Schneider and his colleagues from the Lehmacher & Schneider test laboratory have confirmed that cork represents a functional alternative to rubber granulates in sports surfaces. It is nevertheless essential to pay attention to the quality of the cork.