Frasch Press

The recently released SÖFWAL series is a game-changer in space division. The internal extrusion frame creates a classic PET felt product with impeccable durability. The frame also allows for some add-on features, including sound-blocking inserts, perforated design with acrylic inserts or acrylic extensions. We sat down...

As work-from-home employees begin to trickle back into the office this year, it begs the question: What does the post-pandemic office look like? Even the most reluctant companies (and employees) have realized they can be productive at home. Sometimes more so than at the office. Employees...

Noise Reduction Coefficient is a value between 0.0 and 1.0 that describes the sound-absorbing performance of a material. NRC ratings are primarily used to evaluate the sound absorption of a given material to reduce reverberation and increase speech intelligibility in a space. How Does a Material...

Managing classroom noise is not simply a matter of unruly students. Many classroom's average noise levels exceed recommended guidelines and are likely to compromise children’s ability to hear the teacher and their peers. Excessive classroom noise includes everything from highway traffic and playground noise to noise...

When looking into sound-absorbing solutions for architectural spaces, Noise Reduction Coefficient, or NRC rating, is the gold-standard the industry uses to rate different materials, products and applications. On the surface the rating is relatively simple: A higher rating means better performance. Easy peasy, right? It may look...

Acoustics is increasingly important in the educational space for a multitude of reasons. In addition to the general distractibility of excess noise, speech intelligibility is one of the most important factors in creating a productive learning environment. We recently worked with Childers Architect to provide acoustical...

We like to think we always keep beauty top of mind. Or is it sustainability? Or acoustic performance? It may sound like a tall order, but the fact of the matter is we don't like to sacrifice one thing for another. And you know what? We don't have to. That's...

Proper cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in public spaces and offices has become increasingly important in the post-COVID environment. Luckily, PET is made from recycled plastic water bottles - so not only is it capable of being properly sanitized it's also extremely easy! Follow these simple steps to...