Cork Gaskets withstand around half of their thickness and still recover when a load is removed as well as water resistance, and many oils and ozone. These granules are used to manufacture materials and the base rubber compounds with which the material is bonded. It is best known for its use in sealing wine bottles. Cork Gaskets are used to make relatively cheap and effective seals with good oil resistance properties. These are ideal for use on irregular surfaces or with uneven bolt loading.