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Walking noise is the sound perceived when walking on a floor in the same room. The sound emitted by the ceiling is measured when it is activated by the standard tapping machine.

Sketch of the test arrangement for the walking noise measurement. In the upper room, the microphone for measuring the emitted sound. The component to be tested is coloured beige

Examination properties

  • Testing according to DIN EN 16205
  • Tapping machine according to DIN EN ISO 10140-5 Annex E
  • Reference coverings for laying underlays according to DIN EN 16354 and technical data sheet TM1 - of the MMFA Association

Suitable product types:

  • coatings
  • resilient floor coverings
  • multi-layer modular floor coverings (MMF),
  • laminate
  • parquet and wood floor coverings
  • textile floor covering
  • installation materials and underlays, sports floors
View of the hammer mill with the pads for the walking sound test lying in the template

YOUR CONTACT PERSON

Florian Guttenbacher, M.Sc.

Phone: +49 241 9679-00

support@tfi-aachen.de

YOUR CONTACT PERSON

Dr.-Ing. Andreas Zoëga

Head of Testing Laboratory / Building Physics

Phone: +49 241 9679-00

support@tfi-aachen.de