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Soundproofing Solutions to Meet New Part E Building Regulations

Separating Timber Floors / Timber Joist Floor / 60 RwdB + Ctr -  46 LnwdB Application

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Sound Reduction Performance
Acoustic Requirement: New Build
Airborne: 45 DnTw+CtrdB
Impact: 62 LnTwdB
Acoustic Requirement: Refurbishment
Airborne: 43 DnTw+CtrdB
Impact: 64 LnTwdB

Components and Fixing Data:

  • 1 x 18mm T&G Chipboard (laid on)
  • 6mm Resilient Floor Tape (on)
  • 25 x 50mm Timber Battens (at 400mm centres on)
  • 6mm Floor tape (on)
  • 2FT80 Acoustic Quilt (between battens)
  • 18mm Chipboard (screwed to)
  • Timber Joists (240 x 48mm at 400mm centres. Joist size to suit application)
  • 52mm Acoustic Quilt (beneath joists)

Independent Ceiling:

  • Timber Joists (100 x 48mm on hangers at 400mm centres)
  • 2 x 15mm Plasterboard (screwed to independent joists)
60dB acoustic floor

Technical Data:

Mass per Unit Area:
Footprint Width:
Fire Protection:

30 minutes (2 layers plasterboard = 60 minutes)

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