Room isolation designs are only as good as their weakest link,
and residential doors present several challenges that can be met
with Kinetics’ line of wood acoustical doors.
First, the door itself, if not well-constructed, will transmit sound
energy from one room to another. Second, air gaps around the
perimeter of the door, if not sealed, are easy pathways for sound
to transfer to adjacent spaces.
Additionally, most sound-rated doors are made of metal and are
not attractive in residential environments. Finally, production
lead-times can be extremely long and therefore unacceptable to
the construction schedule.
Kinetics offers custom-manufactured STC-49 and STC-35 sound-rated
acoustical doors with improved lead times for production
and the ultimate in design flexibility. Kinetics’ acoustical doors
have been specifically designed for residential environments and
offer a wide variety of standard and custom wood finishes, sizes,
and acoustical seals.
||KWAD-49 Provides superior performance for critical room isolation designs
||KWAD-35 Provides a cost-effective improvement over typical residential doors
||Typical residential doors
Full test reports available upon request
Kinetics acoustical wood doors are made with lab-tested noise control core materials and are finished in a variety of high-quality woods.
Kinetics acoustical doors include a standard set of sound-rated gaskets that consist of head/jamb seals (for sides and top) and sweeps (for door bottoms).
||36" x 80"
36" x 84"
||Maple, up to 6-3/4" deep, pre-hung
||Three 4-1/2", fully mortised, heavy-duty ball bearings, brushed stainless steel
||7.8#/sq ft (STC 35)
9.2#/sq ft (STC 49)
Smooth-skinned and capable of receiving surfacemounted, raised-panel detail trim
||Poplar, Oak, Cherry
Many other custom veneers
||Single Doors: Up to 48" W, 120" H
Double doors and jamb also available
Kinetics offers a variety of standard and optional perimeter gasketing products to seal the air gaps between the door, the door jamb, and the floor.
Pre-hung assemblies include all perimeter gasketing and consist of the following:
- ZDSL-478AA standard jamb seals (for sides & top)
- ZDSW-369A automatic sweep (fully mortised)
- ZDSD-564A saddle (if necessary)
Slab-only assemblies include factory-assembled sweeps. Saddles and seals are also furnished for field installation.
- ZDSL-7770 field adjustable jamb seals (new door)
- ZDSL-870 field adjustable jamb seals (retrofit)
- ZDSL-477 “meeting stiles”, for double doors
- ZDSW-367 sweep (surface mount/semi-mortised)
Standard finishes are anodized aluminum.
Optional finishes include Bronze, Gold Anodized, and Dark Anodized Bronze. (Not all finishes are avilable for each item.)
Consider these and other materials, available for purchase separately, to retro-fit existing doors for improved sound control in the field.