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Versatility & sound control now available from Optica glazed acoustic operable wall systems



Optica features an unmatched level of design, performance, and operation at a friendly price

Melbourne. VIC, 5 May, 2021 – Optica™ glazed acoustic operable wall systems allow architects to design flexible spaces with sound control for corporate and learning environments. The Optica range features an unmatched level of performance and operation at a friendly price. Optica joins the portfolio of high-performance solutions offered by GLYDE Architectural Acoustic Systems® and is available now. 

 “With a combined experience of more than 75 years in the operable wall space, the GLYDE team understand the challenges architects face when designing flexible spaces that compliment workplace and education environments,” said Allison Cadan, Aluminium Industries Sales Director. “Our dedicated team of Design Engineers have developed Optica, an innovative range of agile acoustic products designed for the built environment to meet these needs.”  

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Architects will love Optica acoustic wall systems for designing flexible working or learning spaces that maximise visual connectivity while controlling sound. Certified with independent testing by CSIRO, in-line with AS/NZ 150 717.1-2004, the Optica range offers acoustic solutions to suit project requirements. Elegant and easy to use, Optica transfers light while controlling sound.

Smart features for beautiful, reliable function

In addition to acoustic management, Optica has features that deliver performance not previously available for projects with a mid-level budget:

• auto-drop bottom seals will automatically drop when locating panels into position
• narrow sight-lines of stiles allow for greater glass size and visibility
• low profile retractable seal carriers of 120mm
• a narrow expanding jamb design allows for all the panels in the wall to be glazed
• integrates with GLYDE acoustic sliding doors for a resolved product range
• DDA compliant
• accommodates glass, pin board, whiteboard, and laminate finishes
• Australian designed, manufactured, and owned

GLYDE’s team of experts will support you in achieving your project requirements.

 “Few can provide the layer of product detail we can,” said Marty Belcher, National Specification Manager, GLYDE. “We work with architects to ensure the Optica systems meet the design intent and look amazing. Builders are kept front of mind, as although the products are premium quality and have unique features, they are installed at prices that are attractive in all project types. It’s the end user that benefits by having systems that are easy to operate and look fantastic in their new spaces." 

We make it easy to specify GLYDE Architectural Acoustic Systems for your project. GLYDE team members are experienced, knowledgeable, and available to help. 

Contact glydesales@alumind.com.au to get started.

Trust the experts in glazed acoustic aluminium systems. GLYDE is a brand of Aluminium Industries of Australia (Ai). GLYDE products benefit from Ai’s more than 25 years of development and manufacturing of architectural door and window systems in Australia.