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*Please Note: PhoneStar was previously branded as Phonewell

PhoneStar soundproofing board has been rigorously assessed by various European laboratories and it has a European Technical Approval – ETA 13/0411 – ensuring compliance with Building Regulations Part E for The Resistance to the Passage of Sound.

 

PhoneStar Technical Data – Acoustic Insulation

Data Measurement Verification
European Technical Approval 13/0411 ETA
German Agrément Approval Z-23.21-1605 DIBt
L x W x D 1200 x 800 x 15 mm ETA
Area 0.96 m2 ETA
Weight 19.0 kg/m2 ETA
Density 1300 ± 100 kg/m3 ETA
Airborne Sound Insulation Rw (Ctr) = 36dB (-4 Ctr) EN ISO 717-1
Impact Sound Reduction ΔLnw = 21dB EN ISO 717-2
Reaction to Fire Classification Class E BS EN 13501-1
Thermal Conductivity ≤0.17 W/mk EN 12664
Specific Heat Capacity 1050 J/KgK
Latent heat storage per m³ 1260 kJ/(m³ K)
Latent heat storage per m² 18,9 kJ/(m² K)
Vapour Diffusion Factor 14 µ EN 12572
Sd Value 0.2 m
Load Resistance 65 tonnes / m2 MPA Stuttgart
Distributed Load 5.0 kN/m2 DIN 1055: 2002
Point Load 4.0 kN DIN 1055: 2002
Areas of Application Floors, Walls, Roofs, Ceilings DIN 1055: 2002
Bending Tensile Load 2107 N – Lengthwise DIN EN 520
Bending Tensile Load 2123 N – Widthwise DIN EN 520
Bending Tensile Strength ≥16 N/mm2 – Lengthwise DIN EN 520
Bending Tensile Strength ≥16 N/mm2 – Widthwise DIN EN 520

 

Acoustic Results with PhoneStar on Various Structures from Sound Research Laboratory (SRL)

Solid Timber Joists Construction Airborne Rw (CTR) Impact Lnw

18mm OSB Top-deck or similar
15mm PhoneStar
18mm OSB Sub-deck
235mm Solid Timber Joists
100mm x 10kg Mineral Wool Quilt
16mm Resilient Bars
2 x 15mm Plasterboard

 

 

60 (-6) dB

 

 

53 dB

Without top decking

59 (-6) dB

56 dB

 

Timber I-joists Construction Airborne Rw (CTR) Impact Lnw

18mm OSB Top-deck or similar
15mm PhoneStar
18mm OSB Sub-deck
300mm Timber I-Joists
100mm x 45kg Mineral Wool Quilt
16mm Resilient Bars
2 x 15mm Plasterboard

 

 

60 (-7) dB

 

 

55 dB

Without top decking

58 (-8) dB

57 dB

 

Single leaf – timber stud Construction Airborne Rw (CTR) Impact Lnw

1 x 15mm Plasterboard
1 x 15mm PhoneStar
100mm Timber Stud
(No cavity insulation)
1 x 15mm Plasterboard
 

To Upgrade for Better Results:

100mm x 45kg/m³ Cavity Insulation
16mm Resilient Bars on one side

 

 

50 (-5) dB

 

 

 

Upgrade – Solid Block Construction Airborne Rw (CTR) Impact Lnw

1 x 15mm Plasterboard
1 x 15mm PhoneStar
100mm x 650 kg/m³ thin, lightweight
block wall
Opposite side left bare to upgrade
 

To Upgrade for Better Results:

1 x 15mm Plasterboard
16mm Resilient Bars between Wall
and PhoneStar

 

 

48 (-5) dB

(one side bare)