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The use of a pre-attached underlayment as part of a flooring system acts like the traditional underlay, preventing the transmission of mechanical energy through the slab. A pre-attached underlayment on the reverse dulls impact noise and improves the laying characteristics of the flooring.
Soft touch and silence thanks to cork.
Top Layer, Inlay, Core Layer and Pre-Attached Underlayment
SCU and the Flooring products
Sound Control Underlayments and the Flooring products installed contribute almost nothing to the STC rating of a flooring assembly. The mass of the structure is what contributes to the STC value. A 6” solid concrete slab, for example, has an STC rating of about 52. STC ratings in the 60’s or 70’s on Sound Control Under…
Reinventing and innovating
The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…
From over 60 to 30 IIC floor rating
The problem they encountered with their early conversions was that the tenants in the downstairs units, below the units converted to vinyl flooring, were complaining about hearing almost every footstep of their upstairs neighbours.What they had discovered is that they had solved one problem, in replacing the high maint…