Whisper Walls ®
Acoustic solutions

 

The Whisper Walls ® system is ideal for any environment where noise and sound need to be managed. It is constructed on site, which means that the fully trained installers can adapt to any constructional irregularities in the interior space and avoid the types of problems that can occur with typical pre-manufactured wall and ceiling panels such as poor fit, shipping & handling damage, and limitations on shapes and sizes.

In addition to managing noise and sound, the acoustic wall system can also incorporate low-voltage lighting and flat panel speaker systems behind the fabric covering making it a complete sound, lighting and design solution. The fabric finish can also easily be removed and replaced without disturbing the framework of the stretch wall or the acoustic core infill.

 

With over 1000 easily removable fabrics to choose from, the system can be seen in offices, reception areas, conference and meeting rooms, airports, concert halls, auditoriums, schools, libraries, restaurants, gymnasiums, marine vessels, coaches, places of worship, hospitals, clinics and prisons.  It is ideal for any internal environment where noise management can enhance the quality of that space.

The Whisper Walls system has been trail-blazing for over 20 years in the highly specialised and complex field of ambient acoustics and is ideal for any and all environments where noise and sound need to be controlled and effectively managed.

The Whisper Walls system is ideal for recording & broadcast studios, theatres, auditoriums, bars & nightclubs, conference rooms, offices, office pods, lobbies, convention centres, airports, restaurants, schools, libraries, gymnasiums, home theatres, nautical & motor coaches, childcare centres, places of worship, hospitals, exhibitions & prisons.

Flexibility is key and acoustic walls systems are constructed on site, so that our highly-trained and expert technicians will adapt walls, ceilings and panels to interior constructional irregularities or unusual configurations. We can fit around doors, windows and all service supplies, including conduits, ducting and pipework. The system will also happily accommodate low-voltage lighting and flat panel speaker systems, creating an integrated design, sound and lighting solution.

This tailor-made approach ensures that the problems which often beset projects utilising conventional pre-fabricated acoustic wall and ceiling panels are completely eliminated. Such problems can include poor fit, shipping or general handing damage and the limitations on shape and size imposed by the inflexibility of pre-manufactured systems.

The stretch wall systems are made using recycled materials as part of our commitment to environment sustainability. Where possible, product samples are re-used.

Standard Whisper Walls acoustic products carry a five year limited warranty.

Whisper Walls ®
Acoustic features

The system consists of a patented polymer stretching system or framework which is attached to the wall, an acoustic core infill that can absorb or reflect sound, depending on the needs of the client, and a choice of over one thousand fabric coverings. The system can be applied to virtually any wall or ceiling surface, from brick or concrete to metal, plaster-board or wood and can be fitted to any shaped surface including fabrication around ducting, conduits & other HVAC services.

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This system allows your designer virtually unlimited freedom, resulting in a beautiful wall surface with the added benefit of pleasing acoustics, together creating the visual and aural ambience of your choice.. You also benefit from a choice of core materials – acoustically absorptive, reflective, pin-able or a combination of all three – to suits your particular requirements.

WhisperCloud

These lightweight acoustic panels are suspended from the ceiling and provide either focused or general sound absorption. Design flexibility is extensive and virtually any geometrical shape can be produced in standard and customised thicknesses. WhisperCloud can also incorporate lighting and WhisperArt images to complement an overall theme.

WhisperVault

This ‘state of the art’ aluminum system provides wide span, suspended acoustical ceilings in a almost limitless variety of designs. The integrated stretching system is designed to secure virtually any fabric firmly and the co-ordination of key interior elements is simple. You can choose any suitable fabric to cover your selected acoustic material which is offered in a variety of thicknesses and compositions. WhisperVault enables you to easily create a dramatic ceiling design and finish, avoiding the financial and time penalties implicit in conventional construction processes.

WhisperBaffle

For large open spaces, WhisperBaffle is the solution to noise and reverberation problems . As a low cost and non-intrusive noise control system, WhisperBaffle is ideal for interior design purposes, where a tailored corporate style is needed or sometimes when a large area does not allow a suspended ceiling. As with all Whisper products, design flexibility is excellent and each surface can be covered with a different colour and/or fabric.

You can reproduce images, designs or logos, or a series of images, onto each baffle. And then hang them independently or join them edge to edge, to create a distinct, customised appearance. Baffles can be easily maintained or updated by simply replacing the fabric

WhisperPanels

These acoustic panels enable you to make the most of limited space with our affordable, movable fabric-covered tuning panels. The durable sound absorption modules are designed and structured in the same way as the wall product and perform in exactly the same fashion. Dual density cores can also be utilized for specific acoustic panel requirements. As with all our products, the fabric covers are completely removable (and replaceable) because our polymer stretching system uses no glue or mechanical fasteners to attach the fabric.

Designed to be moved or removed as needed WhisperPanels enable you to ‘tune’ a single room to fit the specific needs of any number of users and are perfect for use in school music rooms, small theatres and multi-function areas.

WhisperTak

When you need to furnish a room with pin-boards, take a look at WhisperTak acoustic panel pin- board system. This can be made in any size and in any dimensions, up to 1200mm x 2400mm, using a variety of fabrics and colours and enabling you to complement the design of the room in question.. Made with a lightweight core material, coupled with the unique polymer stretching track, your WhisperTak pin-board will have an elegant bevel or square edge detail, with a shadow edge gap. WhisperTak offers all the benefits of our renowned stretch fabric system - perfect fit and finish, long term durability and quick, cost effective maintenance.

And More

The unique Whisper Walls® system can also be incorporated into a variety of other acoustic surfaces including Tuning Panels, Floor and Desk Screens and the Whisper Vault, a suspended and shaped aluminium structure.

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Acoustic wall design

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Whisper Walls opens a whole new world of creative freedom to the professional designer because of its flexibility, options, function, and design integrity.

Designing, specifying and project costing made easy

There are four simple easy steps to follow, when you design your own acoustic wall system. If these standard options, as set out below, do not meet your specific requirements, just let us know and we will tell you about the wide variety of customised acoustic and fabric solutions available. So please contact us to discuss your particular needs, if the standard options detailed here are not entirely appropriate. You will see that our unique palette of track components, cores, fabrics and print technologies places no limits on the design process.

Select the thickness

The system is available in 12mm, 23mm, 27mm, 32mm and 52mm thicknesses. Custom thicknesses are available upon request.

Choose your edge detail

Standard edge configurations include square, bevel, radius and welted.

Select your wall, ceiling or panel function

Acoustic, reflective, pin-able or a combination of all three! If you are unsure which of these best matches your needs, just get in touch and we can help you to arrive at a satisfying and creative decision.

Choose Your Fabric Finish

This is a really key element of your customised acoustic wall system, because this is where, with your personalised touch, you can maximise your creative input into the design process. You can choose from literally thousands of fabrics, to showcase and enhance your design, including suede, leather and plain white fabrics- and from a multitude of colours, patterns and textures.

See a selection of the fabrics available from the range and, when you’re ready, ask for some samples. Choose from Bradbury, Bute, Drapilux, Fox Linton, Kvadrat, Maharam, Omnova, Vescom materials and Jim Thompson fabrics. Alternatively, all customers are invited to source their own textiles, if they wish.

Estimates and Timing

Ace Acoustics uses a sophisticated estimating package, which enables us to always meet tender deadlines and specifications. Projects have a standard lead time of 2-3 weeks, although urgent projects can usually be scheduled within 1-2 weeks.

Whisper Walls ®
Acoustic wall finishes

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The range of fabrics, finishes, textures and designs the designer can choose from for acoustic walls, ceilings and panels is literally huge.

Fabrics which are particularly suitable are those available in wide widths, having tight weaves and may be of wool, polyester, cotton or those having olefinic components.

Materials featuring rayon, viscose or nylon must never be employed in a stretch fabric installation because such components are ‘hydrophilic’ in nature (readily absorbing atmospheric moisture) and are likely to sag and ripple in a way that will not be corrected, once humidity levels return to normal.

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Very lightweight materials may allow mounting systems or cores to be discernable and, in such cases, lining or suitable backing can be applied. Whisper Walls systems readily allow the replacement of textile coverings, should damage occur as and when re-decoration is planned.

Maximum design dimensions of acoustic panels will depend on the available lengths and widths of the fabrics selected.

In any stretch fabric acoustic wall system, the selection of material is perhaps the key element and ideally, you should contact us early in your project planning, to initiate the discussion on suitable acoustic wall, ceiling or panel covering.

Decide on your fabric finish

This is a really key element of your customised acoustic wall system, because this is where, with your personalised touch, you can maximise your creative input into the design process. You can choose from literally thousands of fabrics, to showcase and enhance your design, including suede, leather and plain white fabrics- and from a multitude of colours, patterns and textures.

See a selection of the fabrics available from the range and, when you’re ready, ask for some samples. Choose from Bradbury, Bute, Drapilux, Fox Linton, Kvadrat, Maharam, Omnova, Vescom materials and Jim Thompson fabrics. Alternatively, all customers are invited to source their own textiles, if they wish.

 

Whisper Walls ®
Special features

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Reveals

Whisper Walls integrated reveals add decorative detail and architectural interest to a wall or ceiling design. They are offered in a variety of shapes and finishes, wood, metal or a suitable material of your choice.

Chair Rails

The Whisper Walls rail system adds a note of warmth and elegant refinement to any wall installation and come in a range of sustainable hardwoods. There are other options too, amongst which a frequent choice is an easel ledge decorative rail.

Gallery Hooks

Our gallery picture hanging hooks are designed to fit into Whisper Walls midwall extrusions and help protect the surface from wear and damage. They are fashioned from stainless steel and most widely used in galleries, museums and also in private homes.

Wiring

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In addition to managing noise and sound, the Whisper Walls system can also incorporate low-voltage lighting where ambient light is often at a low level e.g. theatres, cinemas, concert halls Flat-panel speaker systems can also be incorporated behind the fabric covering making Whisper Walls a complete sound, lighting and design solution.

2 D Sculpting

The system can be sculpted utilizing curvilinear free-form geometrics which will allow the designer complete freedom to create interlocking intersections on the scale required.

3D Sculpting

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With this Whisper Walls creative option, chosen by many designers,specified areas of almost any size may be recessed or raised with a choice of edge configurations.

WhisperSpan

If you have a large ceiling and need seamless coverage and high acoustic absorption WhisperSpan is the answer, with panels up to 16 ft wide. It will provide you with flawless and continuous acoustically efficient coverage and is perfect for domed, vaulted or coffered ceilings.