Quad-C has made past investments in the building products vertical include Service Partners, Acoustical Material
Services, Generation Brands, Tandus Flooring and Interwap, a global manufacturer of roofing underlayment and packaging solutions acquired by Quad-C in 2013.
Airflow resistance determines the sound absorption and sound-transmitting characteristics of an acoustical material
, and is important for material development and quality control.
Alexis notes that the company has a positive outlook on the North American market, but it's not because of the uptick in housing; they are seeing further demand for acoustical material
for new and existing housing.
A great deal of effort was spent selecting acoustical material
for the ceilings of the day rooms and the cells.
In automotive applications, the company's thermal and spray bonded nonwovens are used in seals, as acoustical material
in headliners, door panels, carpets, adhesive backings, fire blocker materials for air bags and in pillars.
Figure 1 shows an example of an acoustical material
barrier to reduce noise transmission and reverberant noise, while Figure 2 depicts an example of reducing noise at the source and path in a major construction project.
Joe Bliss, founder and president of JBC Technologies, said, 'For many years JBC has been producing and die cutting composite heat and acoustical materials
They are Class 1 flame-resistant and made from antimicrobial acoustical materials
and 80 percent post-consumer recycled content.