Super Therm® sound reduction by 68%
For improved sound and acoustics, SUPER THERM® has a micron sized (not nano) ceramic compound that is so light weight and light in density that it cannot absorb heat and won’t vibrate when sound waves hits it either.
A wall not coated with SUPER THERM® has density and will vibrate when the sound waves hits it because it allows “sound continuation” due to the substance of the wall board which has density that vibrates.
A wall coated with SUPER THERM® contains a micron sized ceramic compound which “physically” doesn’t have the density to vibrate and therefore there is a reduction in sound vibration continuation. This is how SUPER THERM® reduces sound and improves acoustics.
SUPER THERM® was used in the Mitcham Cinema, South Australia on the walls internally which successful reduced sound transfer between the cinema rooms and also improved fire protection internally.
Super Therm® sounds reduction by 68%
Source: Eagle Coatings
August 25, 2000
Industrial Coatings Alliance Group Inc.
3900 Andrews Crossing
Rosewell, Georgia 30075
Attn. Mr. Dave Phillips
Re: Ultra Sound Testing SUPER THERM® Coated Trailers
This letter is to inform you of our Ultra Sound test results. Stoughton Trailers Inc. is the only North American Trailer Manufacturer to utilize state of the art Ultra Sound techniques to provide leak free products to the Van Trailer and inter-modal Container market.
Our verification tests conducted on a Van Trailer with an aluminum roof coated with SUPER THERM shows that the unit prior to the first application of the SUPER THERM coating had an average decibel reading of 38. After the first application of SUPER THERM, the average decibel reading was 25 and after the second and final application of SUPER THERM, the average reading dropped to 12 decibels.
If you may need any further information, please contact me at 608-973-2605.
William C. Torda
Manager Total Quality Management
Sound Proofing Barrier
- Sound Reduction: STC (Sound Transmission Coefficient) – Rated 38-41 as per ASTM E 90 (In the talking range of 1500 up to 5000, we hit the 48-51 which is what the interest level is for talking and normal activity.)
- Stoughton Trailer Ultra Sound testing shows a 68% Reduction
- Sound testing performed by Hot-Cold Air and Fire Control by Pat Saulson, PhD
- Sound reduced an average of 50.2% by using SUPER THERM® on the interior walls of a house