Acoustical Shielding for Wall Applications
SOUND-ABATE is designed for installation behind gypsum drywall, finished surfaces to block and dampen sound transmission through the entire sound frequency spectrum.
Place SOUND-ABATE sheet in position at top of the wall. Align vertical edges over center of studs. Insert staples along top edge of sheet to hold in place. Allow SOUND-ABATE to unroll vertically along the height of the wall. Apply additional staples along vertical edge if desired. For each additional sheet of SOUND-ABATE to be installed, repeat the previous procedure. Note: Ensure vertical seems center over studs. Trim sheet if necessary. Locate any wall outlet penetrations that will require access and cut an X access point for each. Caulk floor, ceiling, and corner joints before installing drywall.
Steel Stud Installation … For installation of SOUND-ABATE Mass Loaded Vinyl sheets over steel studs, follow installation procedures for wood studs and replace staples with self-tapping, flat head metal screws.
- Dampens sound and blocks noise by up to 75%.
- Easy to install – reduces labor and production costs.
- Thin profile saves material and labor with no added extensions or adjustments
- Improves HVAC efficiency.
- One layer improves STC rating by 7 in typical wood and steel studded assemblies (16″ o.c., R13 batt insulation, and 5/8″ gypsum drywall)
- Classified by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. as to ANSI/UL 263 Standard, Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials, UL File CLBV.R39387
- UL Classified in fire resistant wall designs of the U300, U400, and V400 series.
|Roll size = 0.10″ x 4′ x 25′ (100 sf) at 100 lbs|
|Surface weight = 1.0 lb/sf|
|Material = EVA, Ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer|
|Contains no PVC|
|No VOC content, no off-gassing|
|One hour fire resistance assembly rated per ASTM E 119|
|Does not support mold growth|
|Highest Mold Resistance Rating = 10 Per ASTM D3273|
|STC 26 per ASTM E 90|
|Class C Flame Spread per ASTM E 84|
|Flame Spread Index 140 Smoke Developed 250|
|R Value ≥ 0.3|
MASTERFORMAT NUMBER AND TITLE
09 81 00 – Acoustic Insulation
09 81 13 – Acoustic Board Insulation
13 48 00 – Sound, Vibration, and Seismic Control
LEED v3/2009 and LEED v4 Cross Reference Table
|LEED v3/2009 New Construction||LEED v4 Building Design & Construction (LEED BD+C)|
|MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management||MR Credit: Construction and Demolition Waste Management|
|MR Credit 5: Regional Materials||MR Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Environmental Product Declaration|
|IEQ Prerequisite 3: Minimum Acoustical Performance (Schools)||EQ Prerequisite: Minimum Acoustic Performance (Schools)|
|IEQ Credit 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials||EQ Credit: Low-Emitting Materials|
|IEQ Credit 9: Enhanced Acoustical Performance (Schools)||EQ Credit: Acoustic Performance|
|IEQ Credit 10: Mold Prevention (Schools)||EQ Credit: Indoor Environmental Quality, Thermal Comfort|
|ID Credit 1: Innovation in Design||IN Credit: Innovation|