acoustical door

acoustical door

[ə′küs·tə·kəl ′dȯr]
(building construction)
A solid door with gasketing along the top and sides, and usually an automatic door bottom, designed to reduce noise transmission.

acoustical door

A door having a sound-deadening core, stops along the top and sides sealed by gaskets, and an automatic drop seal along the bottom; especially constructed to reduce noise transmission through it. See also: Door

acoustical door

A solid, heavy door which is gasketed along the top and sides; usually has an automatic door bottom; especially constructed to reduce noise transmission through it; usually carries a sound transmission class (STC) rating, which is a measure of its sound insulation value.
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Eggers also continues to expand its acoustical door offerings and is working on a vinyl clad wall panel with a flame spread rating, Duebner says.
of Pico Rivera, California, manufactures acoustical door and window assemblies that provide Underwriters Laboratories, bullet-resistance protection from level 1 (medium-powered small arms) to level 3 (super-powered small arms).
9 describes and specifies work which consist of, but is not limited to the removal and replacement of existing primary windows with acoustically rated aluminum acoustical replacement windows; removal and replacement of existing entry doors with pre-hung 1-3/4 inch acoustical doors in wood frames with aluminum threshold and associated hardware; removal and replacement of existing storm doors and security bar doors with acoustically rated storm doors; construction of wood framed sound insulating hatches for attic accesses; installation of up to twelve (12) inches of blown fiberglass insulation in the attic area.
Special applications include bullet-resistant, fire-rated and acoustical doors, and FSC certified products that contribute points to the Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED[sup.