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What is BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool made of?

BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool is an environment-friendly, recyclable material made from wood wool, cement and water. The natural components together provide many functional characteristics.

BAUX Acoustic products contains two of the world’s oldest building materials – wood and cement united as cement bound wood wool.

The combination is simple and ingenious. Wood fibre gives the product a heat-insulating, heat retaining and sound-absorbing structure. Cement, a proven and popular building material, is the binder to provide strength, moisture resistance and fire protection.

BAUX Acoustic products are sound absorbant, have high moisture diffusion, high air permeability and the capability of absorbing and releasing water molecules from the air. This allows the exposed BAUX Acoustic discs to even out the relative humidity (RH) in the room. BAUX Acoustic products really have the property that is known as “material that breathes. ”

BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool products have also been tested for emission and shows very low values.

Does BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool withstand moisture?

The moisture-resistant material evens out air humidity by absorbing moisture from or emitting moisture to the ambient air. This contributes to a pleasant indoor climate which is good for both comfort and health. The high pH value also discourages mould and the material is not affected by rot.

How does BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool accumulate heat?

BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool stores heat from the ambient air and emits it when the air temperature falls. This contributes to lower energy costs, reduced environmental impact and a stable and comfortable climate indoors.

The BAUX Acoustic products has been tested by Intertek Testing Services NA Inc. for compliance with the applicable requirements of the following criteria: ASTM E84-13a TEST FOR SURFACE BURNING CHARACTERISTICS OF BUILDING MATERIALS (UL 723, UBC 8-1, NFPA 255) with the following test results:

FLAMES PREAD INDEX – 0
SMOKE DEVELOPED INDEX – O

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Can BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool be used to absorb sound?

Yes. The open material structure reduces reflection of sound and makes BAUX Acoustic products a good sound absorber. The material dampens noise and contributes to restful acoustics in residential buildings, industrial premises and public spaces.

How do you install BAUX Acoustic products?

BAUX Acoustic Panels or Tiles are either mounted magnetically using magnets pre-fixed to the back of the product. Thin metal sheets are fixed against the underlying surface (wall or ceiling) and the decorative panels can then be fixed by hand and rearranged according to taste. The magnets have a life expectancy of more than one hundred years.

BAUX Acoustic products can also be fitted using glue. Contact us for advice on the most suitable option for your project.

How much does one BAUX tile weigh?

The BAUX Acoustic Tiles and Panels weigh approximately 14 kg/m2.

Is BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool suitable for sensitive environments?

Measurements show that emissions from BAUX Acoustic products are extremely low. The strong surface can cope with vacuum cleaning, and use of the product in restaurants and other sensitive environments show that the boards do not emit dust or particles.

Do you deliver BAUX Acoustic products anywhere in the world?

Yes. We deliver BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool products world wide. Depending on where you want us to deliver the tiles the shipping fee may wary. Please contact us for more information and price quotes.

Where is BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool produced?

BAUX Acoustic Wood Wool is made by the Swedish company Träullit. Träullit is a traditional family business, founded in 1946 by Lennart Rääf. Today it is headed by his son Bengt Rääf. The company has since made boards and panels of cement bound wood wool. The headquarters and factory are located in Österbymo in southern Östergötland

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