Mousse de Mélamine: Crafting Sonic Harmony in Architectural Spaces


Step into the world of acoustic innovation with Mousse de Mélamine, an exquisite creation that redefines the symphony of architectural spaces. Developed with precision by The Acoustics Company as a distinguished licensee of BASF BASOTECT melamine foam, this versatile material becomes the cornerstone for crafting environments that seamlessly blend aesthetics with acoustic excellence. Let’s explore the unique qualities and applications that make Mousse de Mélamine an indispensable element in the realm of architectural acoustics.

Unveiling the Essence of Mousse de Mélamine

At its core, Mousse de Mélamine encapsulates the essence of sound control, offering a perfect balance between functionality and design. The open-cell melamine foam, available in both light gray and white, presents a canvas for architects and designers to create acoustically pleasing spaces during renovations or new constructions. Its lightweight nature allows for the integration of large floating elements, enhancing the visual appeal of any project.

Diverse Forms of Melamine Foam:

  • Basotect Melamine Foam Circle: Providing options in 25mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 100mm, adding versatility to design possibilities.
  • Basotect Melamine Foam Hexagon: Exploring geometric shapes with similar thickness choices, stimulating creative sound control solutions.
  • Basotect Melamine Foam Triangle: Elevating design with thickness ranging from 25mm to 100mm, offering a unique blend of aesthetics and functionality.

Technical Mastery of BASOTECT™

Understanding the technical nuances of BASOTECT™ is imperative to harness the full potential of Mousse de Mélamine in architectural applications. The variety of foams, including Basotect® TG, Basotect® W, Basotect® B, Basotect® G+, and Basotect® UF+, boast distinct characteristics catering to a spectrum of design and performance requirements.

  • Fire Resistance Ratings: Attaining up to Class 0, ensuring compliance with stringent fire safety standards.
  • Maximum Dimensions: Impressive dimensions of 2500mm x 1250mm x 500mm, offering flexibility in design implementation.
  • Density: UF+ standard at 9 kg/m³, striking a balance between weight and acoustic efficiency.
  • Thermal Conductivity: Exemplary thermal conductivity, contributing to effective thermal insulation properties.
  • Acoustic Performance: Achieving the pinnacle with Class A standards, showcasing its prowess in sound absorption.
  • Cutting Tolerance: Precision in cutting with a tolerance of 2%, ensuring seamless installations for architectural finesse.

The Melodious Benefits of Mousse de Mélamine

1. Sensible Investment:

Mousse de Mélamine not only creates acoustic marvels but does so in a cost-effective manner, making it a sensible investment for diverse projects.

2. Ethereal Lightness:

As an exceptionally lightweight material, melamine foam adds to the elegance of structures without compromising on acoustic efficiency.

3. Thermal Comfort:

Beyond its acoustic prowess, the foam contributes to thermal comfort, ensuring spaces are acoustically and thermally pleasant.

4. Shaping Possibilities:

The thermoformable nature of the foam opens a realm of possibilities, allowing architects and designers to shape it according to their creative visions.

5. Effortless Installation:

Mousse de Mélamine ensures quick and efficient installations, catering to projects where both time and quality are paramount.

6. Abrasive Versatility:

With abrasiveness as one of its inherent qualities, the foam finds applications where resistance to wear and tear is essential.

7. Aesthetic Customization:

Available in various faces and self-adhesives, the foam provides a palette for designers to customize the aesthetic appeal of their acoustic solutions.

8. Fire Safety Assurance:

With Class O fire classification, Mousse de Mélamine stands as a reliable choice for interiors, ensuring safety without compromising on design.

9. Acoustic Brilliance:

Achieving Class A acoustic performance, the foam effectively absorbs sound, reducing reverberation and creating harmonious environments.

10. Versatility in Application:

From wall panels to ceiling rafts, baffles, and more, the versatility of Mousse de Mélamine allows it to be seamlessly integrated into diverse architectural elements.

Crafting Sonic Ambiance with Melamine Foam

Melamine Foam in Public Spaces:

Mousse de Mélamine finds its niche in public spaces where both acoustic performance and fire resistance are critical. From concert halls to auditoriums, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, offices, places of worship, and community buildings, its application is both varied and indispensable.

Reverberation Reduction:

In spaces where reverberation reduction is imperative, such as multi-purpose rooms, dining areas, and meeting rooms, melamine foam emerges as an effective sound absorber.

Tailored Solutions for Varied Spaces:

Supplied in common sizes and thicknesses (25mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 100mm), Mousse de Mélamine caters to diverse architectural needs. Custom sizes and shapes can be accommodated, ensuring a tailored fit for each project.

BASOTECT™ Varieties: A Symphony of Options

1. BASOTECT G+ (Light Gray):

  • A premium melamine foam with superior sound absorption properties.
  • Fine cellular structure enhances acoustic brilliance.
  • Excellent fire resistance, meeting international standards.
  • Ideal for applications in concert halls and recording studios.

2. BASOTECT UF+ (Dark Gray):

  • Tailored for the automotive and construction industries.
  • Unique surface structure enhances sound absorption and air circulation.
  • Dark gray appearance with fire resistance meeting industry standards.

3. BASOTECT B (White):

  • Lightweight and flexible melamine foam suitable for various applications.
  • Unique cellular structure provides excellent sound absorption.
  • Meets international fire resistance standards, making it versatile for different sectors.

A Harmonious Finale

In conclusion, Mousse de Mélamine stands as a testament to the seamless integration of functionality and design in the realm of architectural acoustics. With BASOTECT™ as its core, this melamine foam not only defines acoustic brilliance but also offers a myriad of benefits, from fire resistance to limitless customization options. As we navigate the landscape of architectural acoustics, let Mousse de Mélamine be the key orchestrator in crafting spaces that resonate with both elegance and sonic harmony. The journey concludes with a crescendo of sophistication—Mousse de Mélamine by The Acoustics Company, where every space becomes a canvas for acoustic artistry.

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