Supacoustic Wall Panels FAQ

If you have any questions that aren’t answered by the below FAQ, please feel free to get in contact with us.

 

WHAT SIZE ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS AND CEILING TILES?

Modular sizes are  590 x 590, 1190 x 590, 2390 x 590,  1190 x 1190, 1790 x 1190, 2390 x 1190mm.  In addition to this we can produce Custom sizes to your requirements.

 

HOW HEAVY ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS?

Approximately 9 kg per m² for 12mm moisture resistant mdf. Other mediums will vary.

 

WHAT THICKNESS ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS?

Dependant on the specification required we generally use the following thickness:-  9mm, 10mm and 12mm mdf

 

HOW MANY SUPACOUSTIC PANELS DO I NEED?

Please provide us with the dimensions of the area you wish to cover and our Technical Department can produce a panel layout scheme to quantify this, and also to assist your installers on site.

 

WHAT ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS MADE FROM?

We use high quality responsibly-sourced medium density mdf as a minimum specification in a variety of grades including Moisture or Fire resistant and also through-coloured. We then surface this in a variety of factory applied foils. The panels are then backed with acoustic fabric backing. Please contact us if you wish to use a different material.

 

DOES SUPACOUSTIC PANELS NEED SPECIALIST INSTALLERS?

No. Life is complicated enough without that. We are not restrictive as many tradesmen will have the required skills and will also have developed their own preferred methods and techniques.

 

ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS QUICK TO INSTALL?

Yes! We aim to supply your project in a systematic manner that eliminates on-site cutting of panels. Installation kits with pre-cut components will enhance methodical practice on site to further speed up installation. Wherever you install the result is that your interior is up and functioning very quickly.

 

HOW ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS INSTALLED?

v –tec’s Installation Kits enable simple screw fastening and secret fastener locations where desired. We provide detailed instructions to the installer. Please refer to our Installation Instructions for full details.

 

ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS EASY TO CUT?

Yes – Although we prefer to supply pre-cut panels, they can be cut on site if you wish. Potential methods of cutting include handsaw, jigsaw/circular saw or table saw. Care must be taken to avoid damage or marking to the decorative surface.

 

CAN SUPACOUSTIC PANELS BE CURVED?

Please speak to our Technical department to discuss this.

 

CAN SUPACOUSTIC PANELS BE USED IN WET ROOMS?

We do not advise direct exposure to water, but they can be used as decorative features in changing areas, spa rooms etc with some precautions.

 

CAN SUPACOUSTIC PANELS BE USED AS HANGING BAFFLES OR SUSPENDED RAFTS?

Please discuss these applications with our Technical Department for advice.

 

DO SUPACOUSTIC PANELS REQUIRE ANY MAINTENANCE?

They are virtually maintenance free but can benefit from dusting or vacuuming with soft brush attachment if you wish.

 

HOW DO YOU CLEAN SUPACOUSTIC PANELS?

They can be wiped with a slightly damp cloth, and if required add a weak soap solution. Do not use detergent or abrasive cleaners.

 

ARE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS FIRE RESISTANT?

Standard grade panels are not, so if you have an FR requirement we can produce in FR grade to Class 1 or Class 0 standard. Please contact us to find out more about the combinations and options available.

 

CAN SUPACOUSTIC PANELS BE RE-USED?

Generally yes. If this is a definite requirement please speak to our Technical Department.

 

CAN I SPECIFY OR ORDER UN-PERFORATED SUPACOUSTIC PANELS?

Yes, please stipulate this on your order if you wish to have plain/unperforated panels.

 

ARE THE COLOURS OF SUPACOUSTIC PANELS SHOWN HERE ACCURATE?

The finishes we provide may vary slightly between items and batches. Please note that due to screen resolution issues the colours shown are representative only.

 

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS TO OBSERVE WITH SUPACOUSTIC PANELS?

  • Always wear correct PPE when handling, cutting, drilling or working with building materials.
  • Always fasten each panel safely.

 

HOW DO WE HANDLE AND STORE SUPACOUSTIC PANELS?

  • Always store the panels in a dry environment
  • Never lean up against the wall; always ensure they are stored flat with consistent support throughout the panel.
  • Always carry vertically on their edges, never flat.
  • Always protect decorative faces during storage or handling
  • Observe safe working practice and manual handling procedures.