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ACT Avant PREMIUM FABRIC WALLS & CEILINGS www.anutone.com/fabrics.htm
ACT Avant Brochure Release 1.2 May 2009
A Premium ACT
ACT Avant Avant connotes an exalted level of performance. A daring, radical theme in artistry. An ultra premium activity. Space design has gone premium too, as has the appreciation of the same. Truly a connoisseur â€™s domain. Bringing it all together, making it all happen is ACT Avant. Space design for connoisseurs can never be on oft touted parametric. Original, daring, radically new and truly premium designs under ACT Avant exalt spaces to unbelievably ultra-luxury levels. The arrival of ACT Avant ceilings & walls is an epoch-making event for premium interiors. Ultra-luxury fabric finishes uniquely applied in premium architectural spaces only for the discerning few. Jazzy crepes to striking jacquards to touch-feel suede, fabrics that sport marble and tree patterns, that symbolise outdoor parties, beach lines, lily ponds, fabrics that shine in metallic ribs and lustrous patterns, fabrics that feature intersecting strokes, randomly drawn geometric lines, jewel themes and more. The choices are breathtaking. The expanse of creativity boundless, the possibilities of unique themes countless. Here the designer is spoilt for choice, challenged for creativity. Practically, it is a Premium ACT for the designer as well as the discerning client. A connoisseur is an art lover ... premium, exclusive art at that. ACT Avant is such. The connoisseur cannot resist falling in love with ACT Avant. Come .. try it today!
Form n Function: Aesthetics
ACT Avant walls and ceilings are specially designed for premium spaces. It is the preferred choice for any designer or client who yearn for ultra-luxury ambience. ACT Avant is designed to elevate speciality spaces to even higher levels of sophistication ensuring a strong statement, a powerful impact.
ACT Avant fabric panels characterise an incredible richness of aesthetics. An amazing vividity of colours and flexibility of forms make it unmatchably luxurious and visually stunning. They meet both the aesthetic and functional requirements of all types of architectural spaces.
Incredible visual appeal, blended with superlative functional characteristics, certified eco-logics and safety form the key attributes of ACT Avant.
Applications ACT AVANT fabric panels elevate the architectural appeal of any space that seeks to impact by design • Offices, A / V conference rooms, boardrooms • Auditoria, performing spaces • Cinema - multiplexes and single-screens • Hotels - banquet halls, guest rooms • Public spaces, convention centres • Studios, preview theatres • Learning centres • Home theatres, listening rooms
System Features ACT Avant come with a dimensionally stable, high-density core with resin hardened edge protection. Finishes are completely adhered to the face of the panel and returned to the back for a full finished edge. All corners are thus fully tailored, giving a beautiful look, besides enabling good performance.
Dimensions • Thickness 19, 25, 38, and 50mm • Width upto 1500mm • Length upto to 3000mm. Edge Profiles • Square • Radius • Bevel Corner Profiles • Square • Rounded
Eco-Friendly An important characteristic of ACT Avant fabric panels is their ‘green’ feature. They come with a core that is eligible to bear the Green Cross label for recycled content. The panel is certified to contain at least 35 per cent recycled glass with 9 per cent post-consumer and 26 per cent pre-consumer content. For any LEED project, ACT Avant panels help qualify for recycled content points under the materials and resources section. Other LEED categories may also apply depending upon the project requirements.
Visual Variants ACT Avant is available in as many as 12 fascinating finishes, each with numerous shades and sub-variants: • ACT ACR • ACT NTW • ACT BLP • ACT SNP • ACT CRR • ACT SWS • ACT CTL • ACT TBL • ACT GRV • ACT ZCA • ACT LYP • ACT PSD Together, these 12 variants have a total shade count of as many as 167 that meets the requirement of practically every space format that a designer can imagine for weaving creativity. All • • •
that the designer has to choose is: The fabric texture and shade Shape and size of the panels Installation methodology
Acoustics ACT Avant panels are unique in that they blend visual appeal with superlative acoustics. They come with UL classification label that testifies their acoustical performance. Thickness (mm) 19 25 38 50
NRC 0.70 0.80 0.95 1.05
Tech Performance ACT Avant panels testify to international standards - for acoustics ASTM C 423 on a Type D5 mounting - for fire ASTM E84* with Class I/A rating.
Warranty ACT Avant panels come with a limited three-year warranty when used on walls, and one-year on ceilings, starting from the date of purchase. The panels are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship.
Edge & Corner Profiles Regardless of your durability or design requirements, ACT Avant has the edge profiles you need.
Edge Treatment â€“ Chemically Hardened Panel perimeters are treated with a special resin hardener for clean, crisp edges that resist crushing. Available in all edge profiles.
Installation A multitude of choices in mounting ACT Avant that allow you to have the best installation solution for any project.
Special panel clips are mounted to the panel back at time of shipment. Corresponding wall clips or wall bars are installed on the wall at the appropriate location to allow attachment of the panel.
Special panel bars are mounted to the panel back at time of shipment. Corresponding wall bars are installed on the wall at the appropriate location to allow attachment of the panel.
Impaling clips are attached directly to the wall with the points extending outward. Adhesive is applied to the fibreglass panel, which is positioned and pressed into place onto the clips.
For ceilings ACT Avant is installed as Full Ceiling - regular ceiling panels lay-in wallto-wall in AnutoneSkelet T15 / O15 / U15 Carnival Ceiling Floats - multiple panels lay-in AnutoneSkelet T15 / O15 / U15 suspended as islands Ceiling Clouds - single panels, flat or curved, individually suspended Shapes - single or grouped panels each shaped (see AnutoneShapes brochure) suspended as islands
Visual Variants - Fabric Colours Fabrics in a riot of bright colours for all types of architectural spaces and interior decors. Fabric is sourced from Guilford速 of Maine; 100% recycled polyester; passes flammability tests as per ASTM E84 and NFPA-701. Acoustically, net change in NRC when an acoustic substrate is covered with this fabric, ranges from 0.00 to 0.05, in other words the fabric is transparent to ACT Waves across all frequencies.
2048 Green Olive
2087 Green apple
2026 Quarry Blue
2022 Pine Needle
2051 Deep Water
2014 Red Delicious
2083 Coffee Bean
1728 Linseed Glaze
2127 Green Olive
2654 Sea Glass
1709 Green Earth
032 Beach Glass
020 Blue Moon
040 Tiger Eye
Note: Fabric colours are subject to variation from batch to batch and, change without prior notice. 011 Obsidian
041 Smoky Quartz
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Product
Breaking Kg Kg
Moisture No of % Shades
Metallic ribs in jacquard
Lustre & sheen to shapes & patterns
Intersecting strokes for vibrant network
3-colour tone with matte/sheen effect
Random rare geometric lines
2-tone tree patterns
*ACT PSD Material
Recycled polyester 100% 0%
1 or A
Colourfast to Light
Colourfast to Crocking
Class min dry Class min wet
BILL OF QUANTITIES (BoQ) - 100M2 Sl#
Z - Bars on Soffit/Wall
Z - Bars on Panel
AnutoneSkelet W Angle WA24W30
AnutoneSkelet T24 Main T MT24W36
AnutoneSkelet T24 Cross T CT24W12
AnutoneSkelet T24 Cross T CT24W06
AnutoneSynth AW 10x25mm thick
ACT Avant Panels
Anchor Bolt, Soffit Cleat, Butterfly clip, Suspension wire/Rod, Spacer Bar
Estimated Installed Cost / m2
Abbreviations: lm - Linear metre; m - Metre Squared; Ltr - Litre; Nos - Numbers; LS - Lumpsum; hrs - Hours
* The above indicated values are very approximate and dependent on several variables. They are for guidance only and subject to change without prior notice.
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