Sound Control Mat decreases inter-floor noise in buildings.

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Designed to lower overall profile of floor/ceiling assembly, FIRM-FILL® SCM consists of 3 mm sound control mat topped with ¾ in. of FIRM-FILL® Brand Gypsum Concrete. It helps limit impact sound transmission in multi-family construction, improving sound control performance as well as creating smooth floor transition between hard surface and carpeted areas. To add tensile strength and reinforcement to gypsum concrete, product is made with coated fiberglass scrim and fabric combination.



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Hacker Industries, Inc. Offers a New Sound Control Mat



NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. - Hacker Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of cementitious floor underlayments and acoustical control products, today announced the introduction of FIRM-FILL® SCM, a new, thinner sound control mat. FIRM-FILL® SCM is designed to lower the overall profile of the floor/ceiling assembly, while reducing the cost of the sound control system.

Intended to help limit impact sound transmission in multi-family construction, FIRM-FILL® SCM, a 3mm sound mat, is topped with ¾" (19mm) of a FIRM-FILL® Brand Gypsum Concrete. This low-profile design improves sound control performance as well as creates a smoother floor transition between hard surface and carpeted areas. To add tensile strength and reinforcement to the FIRM-FILL® Brand Gypsum Concrete, FIRM-FILL® SCM is made with a coated fiberglass scrim and fabric combination.

"Hacker Industries, Inc. is expanding their acoustical control mat offerings as part of our continued effort to provide reliable and cost-efficient sound control components," said Kerry Hacker, vice president of Hacker Industries, Inc. "We have found that the latest trend in floor underlayments and sound control mats is thinner applications which maintain high performance. FIRM-FILL® SCM addresses these new sound control challenges with this low-profile solution."

About Hacker Industries, Inc. -
Since 1983, Hacker Industries, Inc. has supplied value to the construction industry by delivering the highest quality cementitious floor underlayments. The full line of FIRM-FILL® Gypsum Concretes, GYP-SPAN® Radiant, TRUE-SCREED® CLU and sound control products provide a solution to the most demanding project specifications. Hacker Floor Underlayments are listed in over 87 UL floor/ceiling assembly systems designed to achieve excellent STC and IIC sound ratings.

For more information about Hacker Industries, Inc. call (800) 642-3455, visit www.HackerIndustries.com or e-mail info@hackerindustries.com.

FIRM-FILL® SCM installed over a structurally sound subfloor
FIRM-FILL® SCM topped with 3/4" of a FIRM-FILL® Brand Gypsum Concrete

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