OPERABLE WALLS|operable walls|acoustic|stc rating|operable partitions What type of structural support is required for ?
Skyfold takes less structural steel than conventional operable walls since it is a static load. Skyfoldís loading on the structural steel is always evenly distributed across its width. Skyfoldís entire weight is never concentrated as a single point load on the structure.
Skyfold - Advanced Operable Wall Solutions - Product Specifications
Skyfold weighs approximately 39 kg/m, significantly less than conventional operable walls. Skyfold deployment time required as compared to conventional operable walls.
When not in use stores in the ceiling so it does not use valuable floor space. has no visible hinges and does not have any floor or wall tracks is the only wall that does not appear to be an operable wall.
Skyfold wall as compared to a conventional operable wall of similar size and STC rating