Armstrong Ceilings has launched Perla OP dB, a premium mineral tile combining the high sound absorption of its OP range with the high sound attenuation of its dB range.

The product will help specifiers, particularly in the education sector, reduce the amount of sound transferred from traffic routes to learning areas and also reduce the noise of rain on lightweight roof constructions, also an issue for the offices sector. Using the Perla OP dB tile shows a 20dB improvement compared to roof-only construction.

The Perla OP dB tile performs to sound absorption Class A (aw = 0.90), sound attenuation Dnfw 40 dB and sound reduction (single-pass) Rw 20 dB. It comprises 36 per cent recycled content, is fully recyclable and available as Perla OP dB board in 600mm x 600mm and 1200mm x 600mm, Tegular in 600mm x 600mm and MicroLook 90 in 600mm x 600mm.