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Commercial cinemas (limited circumstances - consult manufacturer for information).


Steelwork acoustic isolation system for stadia seating frames within cost-constrained multiplex cinema projects.

Features and benefits:

  • Made from 100% recycled materials.
  • Can be used without the need for precise design calculations.
  • Sheets can be cut to size and drilled on site, facilitating quick delivery and installation.
  • High levels of sound insulation and load bearing capacity can be achieved due to the engineered cork filler material.
  • Warranty: Up to five-years.

Please note this product will face compromises in isolation performance at the lowest frequencies - consult manufacturer for further details.


Commercial cinemas (limited circumstances - consult manufacturer for information).


  • Hot-rolled structural steel seating frame – with 150 mm thick concrete stadia (contractor-supplied).
  • M16/20/24 fixings or bolts (contractor-supplied).
  • Farrat CineSTEEL NEO acoustic isolators, 20 mm thick (supplied as sheets to be cut to size).
  • Farrat CineSTEEL NEO acoustic bushes.
  • Structural slab, existing or contractor-supplied.

Test/ assessment standards:

- Acoustic:

Consult manufacturer for further information.

- Fire:

Equal to steel frame rating, up to 90-minutes. Consult manufacturer for further information.

General information
Specification data - Acoustic and vibration resistant bearings
Product Reference

Steelwork Isolation System – Farrat CineSTEEL NEO

Standard product features


- CineSTEEL NEO acoustic isolators:

  • Product code: 2CS-N-01.
  • Size: Supplied as sheets 1000 x 1000 x 20 mm.
  • Installation: Cut to size. Baseplate placed directly between any seating steelwork, slab or seating steelwork or structural steelwork connection.

- CineSTEEL NEO acoustic bushes:

  • Product code: 2CS-N-16/20/24.
  • Sizing: Dependant on selected fixing or bolt type; M16, M20 or M24.
  • Installation: One bush required per bolt. All fixings through isolators should incorporate an acoustic bush.

Natural frequency (ƒn):

  • At operating load: 22 Hz.
  • At dead load: 30 Hz.

Live load (maximum):

2 x dead load.

Pressure (maximum):

1.25 N/mm².


  • Consult manufacturer's literature for detailed system performance values.
  • Optimal natural frequency performance is achieved between 0.8 and 1.2 N/mm².

Fire resistance duration:

90 minutes.

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