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Morning Star Adhesive Sound Ratings



11/5/2012

Lumber Liquidators 3000 John Deere Rd.
Toano, VA 23168

To whom it may concern:

Lumber Liquidators certifies that the following sound tests (for wood flooring) were conducted with Morningstar Bamboo Adhesive and results supplied by NGC Testing Services, Buffalo, NY:

Sound Reduction Ratings - Solid Oak 3/4" (19mm) Thick Over a 6" (15 cm) Concrete Slab

ASTM Test Method

Type of Sound Transmission Measurement

Suspended Gypsum Ceiling

ASTM E90-09/E413-04 (STC)

Airborne Sound

66 (NGC Test No: 5010063)

ASTM E492-09/E989-09 (IIC)

Impact Sound

68 (NGC Test No: 7010102)

ASTM E2179-03 (Delta IIC)

Impact Sound

17 (NGC Test No: 7010101)

Assembly Details

  • 1 layer of 0.75 in. x 3.5 in. (19 mm x 8,9 cm) random length solid oak prefinished hardwood flooring
  • Morningstar Bamboo Adhesive applied with clip-on trowel attachment
  • (15 cm) thick reinforced concrete slab weighing 70 psf (366,1 kg per m 2 )

Definitions:

ASTM -

American Society for Testing & Materials

STC -

Sound Transmission Class

IIC -

Impact Insulation Class


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