Durabella Acoustic batten levelling cradles – Box of 240.
Durabella cradles for acoustic batten levelling are designed to support a timber batten and are adjustable to create a level acoustic raised floor. The cradles are also suitable for use with decking. Cradles are supplied in boxes of 240.
The Durabella cradle system is FFT2 complaint for many Robust Detail floors. Cradles are composed of injection moulded plastic components made with up to 50% recycled plastic. The cradles fit onto a rubber acoustic pad made from 100% recycled rubber crumb. Height adjustments can be made by inserting the appropriate combination of cradle packers (shims) into the cradle between the upstands equal to the required height difference, The cradle base packers are available in 2mm and 5mm thicknesses. For height differences of more than 15mm, macro cradle base packers can be used beneath the cradle to elevate the cradle up to a maximum height of 140mm. These are available in 10mm, 15mm and 20mm. Battens are laid in the cradle and acoustic or thermal insulation can be laid between the battens if required.
should be installed at the perimeter of the wall edges of the room to prevent sound transmission.
will be required to bond the battens to the overlay board.
should be used to fix the board to the batten.
Overlay boards can be 18mm chipboard or 22mm chipboard Type P5 Moisture Resistant Grade, CE marked chipboard to BS EN 312: Part 5. Alternatively, WBP Spruce Plywood, CE marked and manufactured to BS 5268-2:2002 or hardwood finishes can be used. All boards are tongued and grooved on all four edges and supplied in sheet size 2400 x 600mm.
This system allows for quick and easy levelling of uneven floors and effectively reduces impact and airborne sound. It can accommodate both services and under floor heating systems.
Installation Guide Durabella Cradle & Batten System