Ever wondered where old industrial plastic waste goes? No where! This is a project in cooperation with Stena Recycling AB in Sweden where we aim to reapply the material that they recycle from discarded cables. What lies underneath is a simple idea to create a flexible sound absorption solution using the material.
Thanks to the underlying sound absorption principles the product will be able to absorb different sound frequencies on its respectives sides. The modular design of this concept also allows for adjustments in size and functionality, making the concept easy to tailor for different user environments.
The product is a modular sound absorption panel that can be built into a changeable size in a puzzle-ish manner. The dark side of the product consists of the recycled material on which the project was based, this side absorbs a rather wide range of frequencies(designed for absorption of ambient sound frequencies) while the wooden side absorbs a more narrow range (dimensions are fitted for typical speech-frequencies).
The project is currently awaiting publication so there should be more information available soon. Until then, check out the promo right now:
For more info feel free to contact us or simply keep an eye out for updates!
Project owners and particpants: Leo Li & Jonas Kääpä
Partners: Chalmers University of technology, Stena recycling AB, Semcon AB
Special thanks to: Swerea AB