AcousticsFirst Channels the Sound
     

As they say, when you have lemons, make lemonade. Or wall coverings.

Acoustic treatment maker AcousticsFirst has done just that by turning plastic bottles into a useful, sound-absorbing wall covering, Sound Channels.

Sound Channels is a “dimensional” wall covering designed to be placed on a wall (or ceiling or pillar) like wall paper. It is made of recycled polyester.

For those extra-sensitive types, AcousticsFirst says that Sound Channels is “resistant to moisture, mildew, rot, bacteria and is non-allergenic. Produced with no VOCs (volatile organic compounds), ODSs (ozone depleting substances), heavy metals or formaldehyde …”

AcousticsFirst notes that due to the range of frequencies absorbed by Sound Channels, it is suitable for installation where speech intelligibility is important. Sound absorption characteristics can be increased when installed over acoustic backer board.

The product meets Class A flammability specs. Thanks to its plastic base it is easy to clean and long-wearing; and has a low-static factor, the company says. It is available in 54-inch x 36-inch pieces, 33-yard bolts (54 inches wide) or custom quantities and in several dozen colors.

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