The last six months of mandatory work from home has highlighted the poor performances from the majority of the doors with heavy distractions noticed by each and everyone causing low concentration levels and inefficiencies.
The day to day household noises from TV sets, music systems, pressure cookers, mixers, blenders, children playing at home etc. causing a high amount of noise pollution which are heard on video conferences even if one closes the door to keep such noises out.
Doors installed with the ideology of a panel to close the hole in the wall showcase poor performance with terms of reducing sound transmission.
Indians have accepted defects observed in a door like swelling, warping, bending, high sound transfer as natural characteristics of doors, similar to how potholes have been accepted to be an integral part of roads.
Modern doors are expected to offer below-mentioned performance as a basic requirement:
- Guaranteed impact resistance of 20 kg/cm2
• Low burning rate for non-FRD of minimum 20 minutes
• Thickness precision of +/-0.1 mm of the infill offer doors with perfect surface
• No bending or warping
• Climatic stability
• Acoustic performance from 27 dB and above
• Screw holding of minimum 50 kg per fully threaded screw
• Environment friendly
• Low formaldehyde emission
• Ideal weight doors
Also, fire doors should always offer dual performances to offering acoustic performances of minimum 34 dB together with 60 minutes fire rating for residential or apartment entrance/main doors.
Sauerland Spanplatte from Germany – World’s largest door component supplier exporting to 90+ countries with more than 1,00,000 doors produced daily using the Sauerland technology have brought to India, Global performance-driven solutions for doors.
Sauerland Spanplatte has geared up their customers Pan India to offer the need of the hour solutions by launching work from home doors concept with acoustic ratings from 27 dB upto 44 dB. The true privacy function of a door is fulfilled only when the door provides the Privacy of sight+Privacy of sound.
Sauerland Spanplatte offers a unique solution to the end customers to procure performance-driven as well as aesthetically superior doors from their Indian partners.
Suggested acoustic and fire rating for residential and office doors:
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