High performance fire and acoustic partitioning

Technical Data

Quantum is a 100mm all steel high performance partition system. It is designed to allow for use of large glazed panels up to 2 metres in width whilst complying with all required British Standards.




Standard Heights: Up to 6.5 metres.

Tracks: Polyester powder coated steel head and base tracks. Head 115mm x 50mm; Base 115mm x 30mm.

Corners: Nominal 120mm x 120mm solid composite.

Dimensions: Overall thickness is 100mm across panel faces. Maximum panel width is 2 metres (dependent on fire rated specification)

Glass: Toughened glass from 6mm to 10mm and fire rated glass from 6mm to 25mm.

Joints: Top hat trims.

Blinds: Double glazed installations can include internal 25mm manual blinds.


Door Sets:

Options: Glass, Stile, Timber and Double Glazed GDS doors complement the Quantum system.

Solid doors: Timber doors are either 44mm or 54mm solid core in a choice of veneers.

Door frames: Timber and are either full height or universal standard height. Single or double doorsets are available.

A range of ironmongery can be supplied.



All exposed steel sections are pre-finished with a polyester powder coating in a range of RAL colours.

Size Limits

Quantum is designed for installation in areas up to 6.5 metres high.


Assembly Characteristics

Quantum is a heavy duty all steel system comprising of an inner framework of steel studs and channels, finished with polyester powder coated steel cladding profiles and top hat trims between modules. Solid panels come in a choice of veneered MFC or vinyl plasterboard. The solid panels can be full height or in combination with single and double glazed full height, half height or panel format windows to provide the aesthetic of choice.



Fire resistance: FR30/0, FR60/0, FR30/30, FR60/30 and FR60/60 to BS476 part 22.

Sound reduction: BS EN ISO 140; Rated weighting to BS EN ISO 717.

Acoustics: Single glazed 39Rw(dB), double glazed 45Rw(dB) and solid 51Rw(dB).

Structural: BS5234, BS6180 and BS6399. Commercial office or industrial (BS heavy and severe duty).


Quantum is designed and manufactured by Apton Partitioning Limited in the UK.

Built to protect, designed to inspire

A wide range of technical innovations, fire resistance up to 30 minutes, outstanding acoustic performance up to 44Rw(dB) and superb design, making Inspire one of todays most sought after 75mm relocatable partitioning systems.

Inspire is a convenient and modern 75mm on-site glazing solution with a host of valuable benefits. It is available as single offset or double glazed and has the option of square or radius junction posts and doorframe profiles.

There is a choice of Timber, Stile, Glass or GDS Double Glazed doors along with a selection of joints and detailing to suit your needs.

Look no further for the ultimate in transparency, flexibility and performance to meet your workplace requirements. The contemporary Inspire partitioning system will fulfil your ambitions, compliment your corporate image and promote your professionalism. It is designed to impress, protect and inspire.

With its smooth detailing and clever performance, Inspire creates both contemporary and vibrant schemes.

Plasterboard Options:


Plasterboard Services and Solutions

Apton for Pre-vinyled Plasterboard
Apton pre-vinyled plasterboards are an effective way of eliminating wet trades on site and therefore reducing time on site.

Standard Plasterboard
Plasterboards are available in both Tapered and Square Edge. Suitable for most situations where normal structural, acoustic and fire levels are specified.

Moisture Resistant Plasterboard
Water or Moisture Resistant plasterboard has water repellent additives. Suitable as a base for tiling areas in bathrooms or where specified in areas that are likely to get wet.

Sound Block Plasterboard
Acoustic performance plasterboard has a higher density core for use where improved sound insulation is required. Available in tapered edge. You can use other sound proofing materials with these boards to get further sound performance.

Fire Line Plasterboard
Fire Resistant plasterboards are made with glass fibre and other additives in the core for greater fire protection. Specific fire retardant coverings can be considered to further increase the fire protection.

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Ordered some Quartz Single Glazed Screens, such a beautiful and easy to build system, would definitely recommend to all companies requiring internal partitions.

— J Williamson

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