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Powerclad Sound Barrier

In our modern world, noise cannot be avoided, but Powerclad Sound Barrier offers the solution to minimise noise pollution. The advanced acoustic barrier material reduces the impact of sound and improves the work environment.

  • Reinforced PVC with an acoustic foam insulate layer
  • Reinforced waterproof outer layer for weather protection
  • Flame retardant
  • Layered construction provides excellent heat retention
  • Independently tested for acoustic performance to BS EN ISO 717-1
  • Acoustic foam insulate inner layer
  • Conforms to BS 476 Part 12C
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Powerclad Sound Barrier

  • The lightweight solution for minimising noise pollution
  • Proven noise reduction Independently tested
  • Lightweight alternative to bulky materials
  • Supplied as panels or rolls for easy installation and transportation
  • Custom branding and printing options

The noise control solution

An innovative, effective noise-controlling material

The system is ideal for noise-sensitive construction sites in urban/residential areas and safety critical installations (e.g. occupied building and industrial works) that require flame retardant materials.   Powerclad Sound Barrier can also be used to reduce loud noise and music at outdoor events and to provide privacy and noise reduction for temporary perimeter fencing.

Powerclad can be customised and printed for corporate branding, identification and advertising. Both large format full colour images and repeat logo pattern printing is available.

Product Data

Weight

1600 gsm

Tensile strength

MD 1900 N/50mm XD 1700 N/50mm

Eyelets strength

900 newtons

Flame retardant

DIN 4102, B1

Acoustic performance

14–16 dB reduction

Sizes

2.0 x 1.2 m 2.0 x 3.5 m 2.2 x 10 m

COMPLIES to BS 7955:1999 – Containment nets and sheets for construction works. Specification for
performance and test methods.

Sound Barrier

Sound levels

Noise is measured in decibels (dB), a logarithmic unit that expresses the ratio of the intensity and pressure of sound.

Normally, the human ear can hear sounds from 0 dB to 140 dB. Above 80 dB, hearing damage can occur depending on the length of exposure; sounds above 120 dB can be painful as well as dangerously damaging.

Noise reduction

How we perceive changes in loudness is a subjective one that does not relate in a linear way to the actual increase or decrease in decibels.
Noise attenuation is achieved by an acoustic barrier material that both blocks and absorbs the noise. Installing the barrier as close as possible to the source of the noise maximises the sheltered area. In all cases, the reduction must be at least 10 dB to be perceived as making a significant difference to the level of noise.

INTENSITY CHANGE

SOUND PERCEPTION

± 1-3 dB

No change noticed

± 5-6 dB

Some change noticed but not significant

+10 dB

– 10 dB

Sound perceived as twice as loud

Sound perceived as reduced by 50%

+ 20 dB

– 20 dB

Sound perceived as significantly louder

Sound perceived as significantly quieter

Independent testing

Acoustic performance: independently proven

Powerclad Sound Barrier has been independently tested to
BS EN ISO 10140-2:2010, the International Standard for Measurement of Airborne Sound Insulation of Building Elements. Tests were conducted by the Acoustic Testing Laboratory, College of Science and Technology, University of Salford Manchester.
The tests evaluated the acoustic performance of Powerclad Sound Barrier, two popular acoustic curtains and an acoustic insulated sheeting material. All the acoustic barrier materials were tested in a controlled, like-for-like installation setting.
The testing suite was set up to reflect as closely as possible real-life installation and the materials as they would be used in normal situations. The acoustic barriers were installed in an aperture measuring
2400mm x 3600mm.

Samples:

    • 2 sheets of Powerclad Sound Barrier sheeting, standard overlap
    • 6 panels of Powerclad Sound Barrier fencing, standard overlap
    • 6 panels of Acoustic Curtain A, standard overlap
    • 6 panels of Acoustic Curtain B, standard overlap
    • 2 sheets of Acoustic Insulated Sheeting, standard overlap

Sound Barrier

Product

Acoustic performance

sound reduction BS EN ISO 717-1

Weight

Tensile strength

Flame retardancy

Size

Powerclad
Sound Barrier Sheeting

16 dB

1.6 kg/m2

MD 1900 N/50mm

XD 1700 N/50mm

DIN 4102, B1

2.0 x 3.5

2.2 x 10

Powerclad
Sound Barrier Fencing

14 dB

3.9 kg

MD 1900 N/50mm

XD 1700 N/50mm

DIN 4102, B1

2.0 x 1.2

Acoustic Curtain A

12 dB

6.00 kg per panel

NA

DIN 4102, B1

2.0 x 1.2

Acoustic Curtain B

12 dB

5.7 kg per panel

NA

M2 / B1 / BS / B-s2-d0 / NFPA701

2.05 x 1.25

Acoustic Insulated Sheeting

10 dB

600gsm
1.44 per 2.0 x 1.2m

750 N/50mm

DIN 4102, B1

2.00 x 10.70m 2.25 x 10.15m

Site safety

Powerclad Sound Barrier is significantly lighter – approximately 40% – than acoustic curtains, causing less strain on the supporting structure under normal and adverse weather conditions.
Powerclad Sound Barrier is easy to deliver and install on site, providing effective noise, temperature and rain protection.

Genuine performance comparison

Powerclad sound barrier sheeting

Frequency f[Hz]

R
1/3 octave [dB]

50

63

80

7.4

10.6 3

.3

100

125

160

7.3

8.3

9.2

200

20

315

9.9

10.3

10.4

400

500

630

11.1

11.8

13.3

800

1000

1250

14.1

15.6

17.3

1600

2000

2500

18.7

20.3

21.5

3150

4000

5000

22.5

23.3

23.5

Powerclad sound barrier fencing

Frequency f[Hz]

R
1/3 octave [dB]

50

63

80

7.2

8.9

2.9

100

125

160

7.1

8.0

8.3

200

20

315

9.1

9.9

10.1

400

500

630

10.6

10.9

12.1

800

1000

1250

12.7

14.0

15.1

1600

2000

2500

15.4

15.9

17.4

3150

4000

5000

18.8

19.9

20.3

Acoustic Curtain A data

Frequency f[Hz]

R
1/3 octave [dB]

50

63

80

7.0

9.0

2.4

100

125

160

6.0

7.6

7.7

200

20

315

8.2

9.0

8.5

400

500

630

8.6

8.3

9.8

800

1000

1250

11.5

12.1

12.3

1600

2000

2500

12.6

12.9

13.8

3150

4000

5000

14.7

16.2

16.7

Acoustic Curtain B data

Frequency f[Hz]

R
1/3 octave [dB]

50

63

80

7.8

8.5

2.3

100

125

160

6.2

7.1

7.2

200

20

315

8.1

8.8

8.9

400

500

630

9.3

9.7

10.7

800

1000

1250

10.4

10.5

11.0

1600

2000

2500

11.5

12.5

13.7

3150

4000

5000

14.8

15.9

16.1

Acoustic insulated sheeting

Frequency f[Hz]

R
1/3 octave [dB]

50

63

80

5.2

8.2

0.6

100

125

160

3.9

5.6

6.3

200

20

315

6.4

6.7

6.2

400

500

630

6.8

7.2

8.2

800

1000

1250

8.6

9.8

10.5

1600

2000

2500

11.3

12.3

13.7

3150

4000

5000

15.0

16.4

16.9

PRODUCT DATA

POWERCLAD® Sound Barrier is a flame retardant reinforced insulation and acoustic sheeting system for temporary applications, providing an effective system for controlling and conditioning the working environment in both hot and cold
climates. Featuring a special sound absorbing foam, it provides both thermal insulation and sound absorption and helps minimise noise emissions in sensitive environments such as construction sites adjacent to commercial or residential

areas.

POWERCLAD®
Insulated Sheeting incorporates air cells that provide thermal insulation for improved working environments and where controlled atmospheres are necessary, in both hot and cold climates.

PRODUCT Flame
retartan
t
Colour Weight Tensile
strength

Eyelets strength

Conforms to

Acoustic performance

Thermal transmission U value

Thermal resistnace U value

Temperature range

Light transmissino

Aerodynamic coefficient

Sizes

Roll weight

Powerclad FR

Sound Barrier

DIN 4102 B1* BS 476 Part 12C

Grey

1600

MD 1900 XD 1700

500

BS 7955

16**

1.66

0.60

-30 to +70

<10

1.0

2.0 x 1. 2.0 x 3.5 2.2 x 10

3.9

11.2 35.2

Powerclad FR

Insulated Sheeting

DIN 4102 B1

Ivory

370

MD 700 XD 700

900

BS 7955

8

3.7

0.10

-40 to +70

~60

1.0

2.2 x 20 2.7 x 20

16.2 19.9

Powerclad

Insulated Sheeting

NON-FLAME RETARDANT

Clear

345

MD 700 XD 700

900

BS 7955

8

3.7

0.10

-40 to +70

~70

1.0

2.2 x 20

2.7 x 20

15.1

18.6

* Note: when tested on massive mineral material with a density >1800 kg/m3
**Note: acoustic performance for Sound Barrier sheeting system when installed (2.0 x 3.5m and 2.2 x 10m); 14dB for Sound Barrier temporary fencing panels when installed (2.0 x 1.2m)

Fastening ties: Powerties Elasticated Toggle Ties BS 7955 Pass break strength 500 N (28cm reach)

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