Akustak®

Akustak®

Mute Acoustics Variant:

Akustak® is a zero waste, acoustic modular wall system, which guarantees Building Regulations – Part B and E compliance, whilst radically reducing construction timescales.

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Application

Aku125: Typically installed to form new spaces and separations, including those where Building Regulations – Part B (fire safety) and Part E (resistance to sound) compliance is required. Suitable for purpose-built dwelling-houses and flats formed by material change of use.

  • Laboratory tested, in accordance with BS EN ISO 1364-1, to 79 minutes fire resistance.
  •  Laboratory tested, in accordance with BS EN ISO 10140-2 & 717-1, to Rw 49 dB.

 

Aku133: Typically installed in front of existing walls. Suitable for party walls between dwelling-houses and flats where a significant increase in sound insulation is required.

  •  Laboratory tested, in accordance with BS EN ISO 10140-2 & 717-1, to Rw 43 dB.

 

AkuStudio: Typically installed to form new spaces and separations where very high levels of sound insulation are required. Suitable for interview rooms, recording studios and test chambers.

  •  Laboratory tested, in accordance with BS EN ISO 10140-2 & 717-1, to Rw 62 dB.

Description

Akustak®, by Mute Group, is a zero waste, acoustic modular wall system.

 

Designed for materials optimization and off-site construction, Akustak® eliminates waste during manufacture and installation, whilst its unique demountable form facilitates recovery and reuse at the point of deconstruction.

 

Akustak® has been laboratory tested for fire safety and resistance to sound, guaranteeing Building Regulations – Part B and E compliance.

 

Prefabricated and portable, Akustak® radically reduces construction timescales, with systems installed from 15 m2 /hour, ready for plastering and/ or decoration.

 

Akustak® has been selected for Innovative Start-up Membership by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) and for growth and scale support, through the UK innovation agency’s Innovate UK EDGE.

General information

Finish

Plaster

As standard.

Veneered plywood

Available on request.

Material

A composite of materials, including:

Mineral wool slab insulation

Oriented strand board (OSB)

Redwood timber

Sound insulation gypsum plasterboard

Veneered plywood

Shape

Modular

Size

1200 x 670 mm

1350 mm x 715 mm; including tenons and overlap.

600 x 670 mm

750 mm x 715 mm; including tenons and overlap.

Bespoke

WarrantyDescription

Two year

Uniclass 2015

Ss_25_10_30_35 Gypsum board partition systemsPrimary

CAWS

K30/110 Relocatable partition system

Specification data - Gypsum board partition systems Enhanced data

System performance

Acoustic performance.

Airtightness performance of partition systems.

Compliance with performance requirements.

Fire performance to BS 476.

Fire performance to BS EN 13501.

Framed partition system design requirements.

Structural performance.

Framing

Timber perimeter frames (95 x 45 mm -4 x 2") as standard.

Insulation

Mineral wool slab insulation.

Rockwool RWA 45.

Resilient layer

Air-gap (where applicable).

Fire separation

-

Cavity fire barriers

Mineral wool slab insulation (Euroclass A1 - non-combustible).

Fire-stopping

Sound insulation gypsum plasterboard (Euroclass A2 - limited combustibility).

Linings

-

Inner layers

Mineral wool slab insulation and oriented strand board (OSB).

Face layer

Sound insulation gypsum plasterboards.

Fasteners

Plasterboard screws and universal wood screws.

Joint treatment

Acoustic grade sealant.

Finish

Plaster (as standard).

Veneered plywood (available on request).

System accessories

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

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Execution

Installing prefabricated modules to timber perimeter frames (95 x 45 mm -4 x 2") as standard). See installation manual in Literature.

System completion

Verification of performance

Product Reference

Aku125

Twin-faced.

Aku133

Single-faced.

AkuStudio

Twin-faced.

System depth

125 mm.

Sound insulation

Rw 49 dB.

Installation

~10 m²/hour.

Installation speed.

Weight

<25 kg.

Standard/ maximum module size of 715 x 1200 mm (w x h).

Resistance to fire

79 minutes.

Reaction to fire

A2.

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

Consult manufacturer for EPD details.

-

Recyclability

100%

Recycled content

Consult manufacturer for EPD details.

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Literature

Case studies