Melamine foam panels designed to aid speech intelligibility, suitable for direct bonding onto well prepared vertical or horizontal surfaces. It is flexible, lightweight and easy to handle.

Typical applications:

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, railway rolling stock, recording studios, theatres, cinemas, general leisure complexes, used to construct wall panels, ceiling panels and acoustic, enclosures, case linings, splitter and louvre infills in the power generation industry.

Techmel FBA - Fabric bonded absorber:

Panels manufactured from ultra-light weight, open cell melamine foam. FBA panels are available in straight edged shapes, i.e. square, rectangle and triangle, in a variety of standard or bespoke sizes which offer flexible architectural and design applications.

Techmel PBA - Plain bonded absorber:

Decorative, flame retardant plain bonded panels manufactured from ultra-light, open cell natural melamine foam in either white or light grey colour. Techmel PBA panels are available in a range of standard or bespoke shapes and sizes and can be cut and formed to create virtually any design shape, allowing for total flexibility in architectural application.

Standard product features

Surface spread of flame (to BS 476-7):

Class 1.

Thermal conductivity:

0.035 W/mk.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-80-40/400 Sound attenuators

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS clauses:

Product specification

An important note about specifying



JCW Acoustic Supplies Limited


+44 (0)1204 548400

Product reference

[Techmel FBA]
Fabric bonded absorber.
[Techmel PBA]
Plain bonded absorber.


[2500 x 1250 mm]
[Special order]
Insert requirement.


[25 mm]
[50 mm]
[75 mm]
[100 mm]


[ ______ ]


[Not applicable]
For Techmel FBA.
[Light grey]


[Not applicable]
For Techmel PBA.
[Special order]
Insert requirement, can be supplied in client's fabric.

Manufacturer details

Units 32-34,
Waters Meeting Development,
Britannia Way,
Lancashire, BL2 2HH
Tel +44 (0)1204 548400
Fax +44 (0)1204 366960
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