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Acoustic materials.

* light weight

* repels water

Made from recyclable fibers, the QuieTech line of high-loft acoustic materials offers excellent noise attenuation in applications ranging from automotive to building products and industrial applications. Available in a variety of thicknesses and airflow resistances, the material is made from the company's gradient density fiber structures and microfiber material layers, laminated to maximize sound absorption. Although light weight, the materials offer high noise reduction coefficient ratings, in part because of the fine fibers, which create multitudes of microscopic air spaces for effective sound absorption. Other features include thermal insulation properties, as well as moisture resistance, repelling water while allowing vapor to escape. Thus, the material is mold and mildew resistant. Dimensional stability reduces sagging and settling. The formaldehyde-free fibers do not contain binders that can cause odors, irritation or sensitivity. Inherently free of loose fibers, lint and dust, there is no need for poly-encapsulation.

Kimberly-Clark Corp., Roswell, GA

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