Pilkington optiphon noise reduction glass today travel is increasing we are using more cars, trains and planes so the unwanted sound is also increasing. The need for sound reduction has never been higher. Every year more homes are considering how they can reduce unwanted noise. Pilkington has a product which disrupts the noise by changing its frequency. Varying the thickness of the glass and laminate between the glass does this.
Bifold doors are often used in areas where when they are not open require a good level of sound insulation. The best sound insulation glass uses a laminated glass.
Sound insulating glass in bifold doors does two things reflect the sound back towards the source and absorbing the noise within the glass.
Adding laminated sound insulating glass into a sealed unit will reduce noise and improve the insulation. The bigger the difference in the outside and the inside glass reduces the unwanted sound.
Using a different thickness of glass on each side of the laminate will increase the benefit of the sound reduction it is possible to reduce the sound by up to 50 decibels