Soundstop Masonry Wall System Technicial Information

Product

The ACRYLITE® Soundstop Masonry Wall System (CMU – concrete masonry unit) is a turnkey installation package for use with standard masonry block noise barriers. The system includes ACRYLITE® Soundstop transparent noise barrier sheet, gasket, clamping angles, fasteners, and installation instructions. It is an ideal, low cost solution for noise abatement that preserves the view.

Features and Benefits

  • Excellent sound insulation properties.
  • Available as an easy to install package.
  • Works with standard precast concrete wall (CMU) blocks.
  • No cleaning required, common roadway dirt and salts are rinsed away by rain.
  • Extremely resistant to weathering; industry leading 30 - year warranty against yellowing.
  • One lightweight panel can replace as many as 100 concrete blocks.
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ACRYLITE® Soundstop Masonry Wall System in Laguna Hills, CA, extends the visual environment – in contrast with solid wall (photo-rendering)

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Panel Dimensions Table (20 PSF Wind, Type IA, IIA, IB, and IIB Panels)

Type A PanelsType B Panels
Panel "Length"Panel TypeTotal Panel "Height"Individual Panel HeightsClear Panel ThicknessPanel "Length"Panel TypeTotal Panel "Height"Individual Panel HeightsClear Panel Thickness
"H-BOT""H-TOP""H-BOT""H-TOP"
80" IA 40" - 40" - 15 80" IB 40" - 40" - 15
IA 60" - 60" - 15 IB 60" - 60" - 15
IA 80" - 80" - 15 IA 100" - 100" - 15
IA 120" - 120" - 15 IB 120" - 120" - 15
IA 144" - 144" - 15 IB 144" - 144" - 15
96" IA 40" - 40" - 15 96" IB 40" - 40" - 15
IA 60" - 60" - 15 IB 60" - 60" - 15
IA 80" - 80" - 15 IB 80" - 80" - 15
IIA 100" 60" 40" 15 15 IIB 100" 60" 40" 15 15
IIA 120" 60" 60" 15 15 IIB 120" 60" 60" 15 15
IIA 144" 80" 64" 15 15 IIB 144" 80" 64" 15 15
120" IA 40" - 40" - 15 120" IB 40" - 40" - 15
IA 60" - 60" - 20 IB 60" - 60" - 15
IA 80" - 80" - 20 IB 80" - 80" - 15
IIA 100" 60" 40" 15 15 IIB 100" 60" 40" 15 15
IIA 120" 60" 60" 15 20 IIB 120" 60" 60" 15 15
IIA 144" 80" 64" 15 20 IIB 144" 80" 64" 15 15
160" IA 40" - 40" - 15 160" IB 40" - 40" - 15
IA 60" - 60" - 20 IB 60" - 60" - 15
IA 80" - 80" - 25 IB 80" - 80" - 15
IA 80" - 80" - 25 IB 80" - 80" - 15
IIA 80" 40" 40" 15 15 IIB 80" 40" 40" 15 15
IIA 100" 60" 40" 15 15 IIB 100" 60" 40" 15 15
IIA 120" 60" 60" 15 20 IIB 120" 60" 60" 15 15
IIA 144" 80" 64" 15 20 IIB 144" 80" 64" 15 15
200" IA 40" - 40" - 15 200" IB 40" - 40" - 15
IA 60" - 60" - 20 IB 60" - 60" - 15
IA 80" - 80" - - IB 80" - 80" - 15
IIA 100" 60" 40" 15 15 IIB 100" 60" 40" 15 15
IIA 144" 80" 64" 15 20 IIB 144" 80" 64" 15 15

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Type IA panel is a single panel, without a horizontal mullion / top chord. When both length and height of transparent area are >8 ft a horizontal support (Type IIA panel) is required. A Type IIA panel has no top chord, while a Type IIB panel has a top chord. The previous page shows elevation views of Type IIA and IIB panels, and this page also has the table of the available dimensions. The pictures below show installation using Type IA and Type IB panels, respectively.

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ACRYLITE® Soundstop Masonry Wall Type IA panel in Oceanside, CA— blocking the noise, preserving the view

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ACRYLITE® Soundstop Masonry Wall Type IB panel in Laguna Hills, CA