Division 9 Ebook Page 148 QuietzoneŽ Noise Control Batts Product Data Sheet

Product Data Sheet QuietZone Acoustic Batts Product Installation QuietZone acoustic batts are designed for interior cavities only and are not recommended for exterior walls. The facing on this product is provided for ease of installation and is not a vapor retarder. Insulation must fit snugly into place, filling the cavity completely. Staple batts along kraft flanges to the inside of the wall framing. In cases where wall penetrations apply, cut with a utility knife to fit around wiring, outlets, junction boxes, pipes and other obstructions. For desired performance, keep batts dry during shipping, storage and installation. QuietZone acoustic batts may be installed with the facing toward either side of interior walls, floors, or ceilings in conventional wood stud construction. QuietZone acoustic batts (15" or 23" width) will be required in the cavity space between wall framing sections spaced either 16" or 24" o.c. Owens Corning acoustic batts will be required to fill the cavity space between wall framing sections spaced either 16" or 24" o.c. when using 2x6 QuietZone acoustic wall framing. Durable Composition QuietZone acoustic batts: Are dimensionally stable Will not slump over time Are composed of inorganic glass fibers which do not absorb water Maintain original acoustic properties over time Will not rot or mildew Fire Safety When installing QuietZone acoustic batts in areas containing high temperature appliances, fireplace flues or furnaces, the kraft-facing must be protected and enclosed with an approved finishing material.* Applicable Standards Kraft facing will burn. Do not leave exposed. Facing must be installed in substantial contact with an approved ceiling, floor or wall material. Keep open flame and other heat sources away from facing. Do not place insulation within 3" of light fixtures or similar electrical devices unless device is labeled for contact with insulation. Use only unfaced insulation between wood framing and masonry chimneys. Do not use insulation in spaces around metal chimneys, fireplaces, or flues. See package for warnings fire hazard and installation instructions, or call 1-419-248-8234. Always check with your local building code official regarding local requirements affecting installation of all building components. For more information on QuietZone acoustic batts or the QuietZone Noise Control System, call 1-800-GET-PINK or visit our Web site at www.owenscorning.com. *The facing on QuietZone batts will burn and must not be left exposed. The facing must be installed in substantial contact with an approved interior material. Protect facing from any open flame or heat surface. Figure 1 Single wood studs, QuietZone acoustic batt insulation and a single layer of " Type X gypsum board. QuietZone OWENS CORNING INSULATING SYSTEMS, LLC ONE OWENS CORNING PARKWAY TOLEDO, OHIO 43659 1-800-GET-PINK www.owenscorning.com Pub. No. 43824-D. Printed in U.S.A. October 2007. THE PINK PANTHER & 1964-2007 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. The color PINK is a registered trademark of Owens Corning. 2007 Owens Corning.

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