RLA Polymers

Acoustic Solutions

AKU-Tile® 4 Impact Noise Reduction (INR) System
Acoustic Felt Tiles for Impact Noise Reduction under Ceramic Tiles

AKU-Tile® 4 INR
Introduction
System Components
Surface Preparation
Priming & Application
Expansion / Movement Joints
Technical Data
Test Results
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Test Results

Due to the nature of differing construction, we recommend an acoustic engineer be consulted where compliance with NZBC is required. RLA Polymers have conducted independent performance verification via on-site testing in conjunction with Design Acoustics Ltd. The results are as follows:

Field IIC Test on ‘AKU-Tile® 4 INR’ Underlay systems:

Situation:
Subfloor/ceiling assembly consisted of precast concrete panels with timber infill and 150mm concrete topping. Suspended plasterboard ceiling fixed with steel straps to underside of slab, with R1.8 fibreglass blanket to the cavity (approximately 100mm). Results measured from directly above to directly below at ceiling.

TEST RESULT COMMENT
Ceramic Tiles on
AKU-Tile® 4 INR System
FIIC 56dB +19 FIIC point improvement provided by
sample compared with bare slab test
Bare Slab FIIC 37dB Bare Slab (control)

NOTE:
Our technical advice for use, whether oral, written, or in tests, is given with our best knowledge. It is an indication only and does not involve our responsibility. Values are given as examples and may not be regarded as specifications. As we are not able to monitor product use and given the numerous materials and possible uses, users must perform the necessary tests to verify that the product is suitable for the intended use. Users are responsible for complying with the local legislation and for obtaining any required approvals or authorizations. Users of our products are invited to contact our departments to obtain current versions of technical data sheets and safety data sheets.

These performance results relate to a specific construction system and any changes to the system and products used could have significant impact on the acoustic performance. Design and installation specifications should be strictly followed. For further information including copies of the full test report, please contact RLA Polymers Ltd.

PLEASE CONSULT ALL RELEVANT MSDS SHEETS PRIOR TO USING ANY PRODUCTS

Our technical advice for use, whether oral, written, or in tests, is given with our best knowledge. It is an indication only and does not involve our responsibility. Values are given as examples and may not be regarded as specifications. As we are not able to monitor product use and given the numerous materials and possible uses, users must perform the necessary tests to verify that the product is suitable for the intended use. Users are responsible for complying with the local legislation and for obtaining any required approvals or authorizations. Users of our products are invited to contact our departments to obtain current versions of technical data sheets and safety data sheets.
 
 
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