Akotherm Basic sound absorption is the alternative to traditional mineral wools (glass and rock wool). This type (Basic D20) is often placed out of sight, for example as cavity filling, speaker filling and thermal filling in walls. You can also use Akotherm Basic for thermal insulation between the frames of ships and yachts. Akotherm is also extremely suitable as a filling for absorption panels.More information
What it is and does:
Long fibres are made from recycled PET bottles, resulting in an extremely strong and dimensionally stable polyester wool, Akotherm. Akotherm is used for sound absorption and as a thermal insulation material. Akotherm Basic is the alternative to traditional mineral wools (glass and rock wool), this product does not itch. Due to the high absorption values, Akotherm Basic is also suitable for improving the acoustics in rooms where reverberation is a problem.
Various types of Akotherm are available, each with their own areas of application. Akotherm Basic , with a density of 20 kg/m³, is used in situations where an aesthetic value is less important, some applications:
- House. Thermal insulation in a cavity wall or as filling between wooden floors.
- Yacht and Shipbuilding.
Between the frames of the ship's hull as thermal insulation and filling of cavities.
- Machine engineering equipment.
For absorbing sound in clean equipment and machine housings. Also as a thermal insulator.
- Room acoustics for non-residential construction.
For improving room acoustics in production halls, industrial areas, factories and workshops. See product photos.
Akotherm has excellent sound-absorbing and thermal properties and is kind to the skin. Contact with the polyester fibres does not cause an allergic reaction, skin irritation or respiratory problems. The material does not generate dust, contains no chemical binding agents and is 100% recyclable. Other properties of Akotherm Basic D20 are:
- Fire class B, drip number D0.
- Moisture and heat-resistant: -30 °C to 120 °C.
- Shape stable.
- Density: 20 kg/m³.
- Colour of product: black and white.
- Not self-adhesive.
- Dimensions tolerances: max. 10%.
Use Stauf Extreme Tack for fixing Akotherm panels. You can easily cut this product to size with a sharp (ceramic) knife. Akotherm is mounted with the soft side against the substrate so the firm side becomes the visible side. Spread the Stauf adhesive from the corners towards the centre and spread the adhesive in the middle of the panel. With sufficient adhesive, the panel will bond directly to the substrate, no struts or clamps are necessary.
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Akoestiekwinkel is part of Merford, which has specialized in sound and noise control in construction and industry for over 35 years. By listening to our customers' problems, together with our years of expertise, we can provide the right advice for controlling noise in vehicles, boats and yachts, homes and studios. On our website we share this knowledge and guide you to the right solution.
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Akoestiekwinkel is since 2004 the specialist in solving noise problems of consumers (in the Netherlands and Belgium). Our goal is to create a comfortable living environment by controlling annoying and harmful noise. The experience of sound is subjective. We want to make sound pleasant. In one situation this means as little sound as possible, preferably total silence. In the other case, good acoustics to make music sound optimal, for example.
We have an extensive range of solutions in the area of sound insulation and acoustics that are available from stock. Quality comes first. Our products are extensively tested and certified. Their performance is proven and easy to compare with other products. Our range is continuously expanded with new solutions.