How can the Flot partitioning system achieve such a high level of acoustic performance in your commercial office, educational centre or laboratory?
The secret to its success is in the highly resolved and engineered aluminium extrusions, pvc co-extruded beads, comprehensive door frames and the consistency of the glass to aluminium adhesions.
The Flot partitioning system is a high end comprehensive partitioning system that integrates both glass panels, solid panels and doors into a fully modular system that’s customized for both the educational, commercial and hospitality Industries.
A standard double glazed partitioning system will never effectively achieve over 43 rw. So how does Flot achieve such high levels of acoustic performance?
- Certified Glass: This is a key for understanding how the Flot partitioning system works. The vibrations of any sound will hit the largest surface first and it is the mass in m3 that will determine the delay of the audio vibrations. OZ | Global specifically works with approved suppliers that supply glass with acoustic laminates that provide both acoustic and safety certificates.
- Adhesions: Aluminium and Glass adhesions are done with certified acoustic sealants that provide a consistent bond between each glass panel and aluminium profile.
- Air Gap: The air cavity of the Flot Partitioning system has been studied to provide enough delay for the sound transition to slow and reduce its vibrations, increasing its STC Performance. Also staggering the width of the glazing on each side provides improved acoustic resolution.
Where common acoustic partition walls rely on an acoustic wall solution and a separately designed door solution, and hope for the best with the junction between the two, Flot has the great benefit of having been sound tested as an entire assembly, including the door, which guarantees performance of the whole installation.