Pilkington optiphon is a noise reduction laminated glass. Travel is increasing we are using more cars, trains and planes, so the unwanted sound is also growing. 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 distributes the sound waves and reduces the transmittance of noise.
Bifold doors can have the right level of sound insulation. The best sound insulation glass uses laminated glass.
Sound insulating glass in bifold doors does two things reflect the sound 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 more significant the difference in the outside and the inside glass reduces the unwanted sound.
Using a different thickness of the 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.