Sound insulation


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Sound insulation

The use of structures and materials designed to reduce the transmission of sound from one room or area of a building to another, or from the exterior to the interior of the building.

sound insulation, sound isolation

1. The use of structures and materials designed to reduce the transmission of sound from one room or area of a building to another or from the exterior to the interior of a building.
2. The degree by which sound transmission is reduced by means of sound-insulating structures and materials.
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Ms Wallis added: "Given the ages of the building, at the time of construction no sound insulation will have been installed between the ground and first floors and there are residents above the site.
Application sound insulation to suit the individual's requirement.
Applications are wall coverings, car seats, cinema screens, sound insulation, shoe insoles, wiping cloths, medical dressings, in-store signs and one-way vision film.
Mr Davies said the firm's enclosures provided sound insulation for different forms of pumps and machinery.
The Smart Line is ideal for average room heights and low sound insulation requirements (37 dB), while the Business Line offers a solution for moderate to high sound insulation values (47 and 55 dB) and has a more sophisticated finish.
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These chambers are used to determine the capacity of building materials to absorb or reflect waves of sound as well as establish the suitability of building material compositions for sound insulation (Jagniatinskis 2002).
Forbo Flotex offers textile flooring, with comfort underfoot and sound insulation.
The new interlayer film consists of three layers, with a sound insulation layer between two heat insulation layers.
LIKE the reader who wrote in on Tuesday, I also live in a flat with sub-standard sound insulation.
It's essential to ensure that residential developments are appropriately located and built with good sound insulation.