ALUMINIUM NOISE ABSORBING SCREEN-SWEDISH WORLD NOVELTY

BULLERSKAERM AV ALUMINIUM - HELSVENSK VAERLDSNYHET

THIS IS A DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SWEDISH NOISE ABSORBING SCREEN TO BE USED FOR REDUCTION OF TRAFFIC NOISE. THE SWEDISH COMPANIES GRAENGES ESSEM, VAESTERAAS AND ROCKWOOL, MOENSTERAAS HAVE CO-OPERATED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SCREEN. THE SCREEN CONSISTS OF SECTIONS OF ALUMINIUM PLATE, FILLED WITH A SOUND ABSORBING CARPET OF MINERAL WOOL. EACH SECTION IS 0,9 METRES HIGH, 4 METRES WIDE AND 0.12 METRES THICK. THE MINERAL WOOL CARPET IS PROTECTED BY A METAL NET ON THE ROAD- FACING SIDE AND IS COVERED BY THE ALUMINIUM PLATE ON THE REVERSE SIDE. THE SCREEN IS SUPPORTED BY ALUMINIUM COLUMNS AT EVERY 4 METRES AND THE BASE IS 1 METRE WIDE. THE SECTIONS ARE PUT TOGETHER IN SITU AND THE SCREEN HAS A STANDARD HEIGHT OF 3.6 METRES. THE LIGHTWEIGHT STRUCTURE AND THE SMALL SPACE REQUIRED MAKES THE ALUMINIUM SCREEN ADVANTAGEOUS COMPARED TO CONCRETE AND EARTHWALLS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Svenska Vagforeningen

    Fridhemsgatan 15
    11240 Stockholm K,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Rosengren, I
  • Publication Date: 1973

Language

  • Swedish

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00265418
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1975 12:00AM