Verbal communication is the primary mode of teaching in most educational settings. Careful attention to acoustical design is therefore essential for creating an effective learning environment.
USGKnauf offers cost effective solution to satisfy the minimum fire requirements for school and other education buildings . From fire rated internal and external walls to fire protection of beams and columns, USGKnauf offers a wide range of lightweight fire rated solutions incorporating the proprietary FireBloc TM plasterboard.
Impact Insulation Class (IIC):
A numerical evaluation of a floor/ceiling assembly’s effectiveness in retarding the transmission of impact sound, also determined from laboratory testing. IIC is tested per ASTM E492 and rated per ASTM E989
• ASTM E 492: Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies Using the Tapping Machine
• ASTM E989: Standard Classification for Determination of Impact Insulation Class (IIC): Determines the rating of floor-ceiling assemblies