The StarSilent panel is a sound absorbing panel that is made up of post-consumer, recycled, crushed glass bottles and coated with sound permeable plasters. This environmentally friendly product allows designers to utilize a seamless, gypsum board look with sound absorbing qualities. It is utilized in many configurations where gypsum board is typically utilized, and can be used on curved surfaces of any radius, as well as on compound curves.
The StarSilent system utilizes a sound panel that is composed of up to 96% post-consumer, recycled crushed glass bottles. The plasters are composed of 50% recycled marble aggregate. The panels are attached to rigid metal framing with zinc coated drywall screws. The edges of the panels are glued together using a special adhesive, which is also spread over the screw heads. After light sanding, the panels are first coated with a base coat plaster that requires a minimum of [Read the full article on starsilent.com]
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