impact insulation

impact insulation, impact isolation

1. The use of structures and materials designed to reduce the transmission of impact noise in a building.
2. The degree by which transmission of impact noise is reduced by use of materials and structures for that purpose.
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Impact Insulation was founded in March 2008 by 28-year-old Imtinan Ahmad with an initial outlay of just pounds 2,000 - the contents of his savings account.
Impact Insulation was only created last March by entrepreneur Imtinan Ahmad with his savings of just pounds 2,000 but is already hitting sales of pounds 1m.
Its high-tech products provide the highest and most reliable Sound Transmission Class and Impact Insulation Class solutions on the market, new RF shielding solutions, as well as the only THX Certified soundproofing solution in the world.
Impact Insulation Class (IIC) measures the transmission of sound waves caused by an object or objects striking a surface--such as a foot hitting the floor--and transmitting the sound through the material.
Impact Insulation Class becomes the measurement scale of choice when dealing with sounds created as building parts resonate from the impact of movement and the shifting of loads.
CASE STUDY: Field Impact Insulation Class Rating Measurements of Condominium Floor/Ceiling Construction.
Its soundproofing system provides the highest and most reliable Sound Transmission Class and Impact Insulation Class solutions on the market.
In the effort to promote the impact insulation can have in improving the environment, sustainability, and energy efficiency, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) has named Paul Bertram Director, Environment and Sustainability.
The company's high-tech products provide the most reliable and proven sound transmission class and impact insulation class solutions on the market, the lowest-cost RF-shielding solutions, as well as the only THX-certified soundproofing solution in the world.