August 31, 2023

Perforated Metal in Acoustics: The Ultimate Solution to Sound Problems

In addition to its many uses in the building industry, perforated metal is an effective tool for controlling ambient noise levels. Ceiling panels, wall cladding, screening, and architectural facades are just some of the places where perforated metal has been used by architects and designers for decades to mitigate unwanted noise in homes, entertainment centers, and workplaces.

Perforated metal is an effective tool for achieving a variety of acoustic objectives, including the absorption, reflection, and dispersion of sound, as well as the attenuation or elimination of specific frequencies. The perforation pattern, pitch, and thickness of the metal substance must be deliberated upon in order to attain the required acoustic effect.

This application of perforated metal works well both indoors and out, making it a desirable option for a wide variety of buildings and spaces. Perforated metal, in the opinion of H&K, serves a practical purpose while also being aesthetically pleasing. Perforated metal panels can be folded to create aesthetic appeal while reflecting or reducing noise, and they come in a wide range of perforation patterns, hole sizes, shapes, and pitches.

Most perforated metal used in acoustics is made of aluminum or stainless steel since these metals are strong and durable even in the thinnest profile. With a variety of styles and treatments, including powder-coating, colored, or metallic coatings, H&K is dedicated to becoming your one-stop shop for all things perforated metal.

Architects and designers can get the desired acoustic effect and make a beautiful, long-lasting solution to noise issues by using perforated metal.

Inquire today about how acoustic perforated metal can be a part of your project today!