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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My visitors' problem was in part down to the polished wood floors but partly due to the loss of sound insulation laid between the floor joists.
There are different types of sound insulation materials that are instrumental in reducing noise and the transmission of sound.
"Sound insulation is the name of the game when it comes to providing pumping and generating equipment, and our specialist solutions are put to work in all sorts of industrial environments that include quarries, mines, and water pumping stations."
One of the great benefits of working with SonaSpray FC is that this sound insulation spray is actually a total system of recycled natural fibers so that workers don't have to worry about harsh materials within the environment.
Caparol and BASF have combined ambient color with sound insulation in the CapaCoustic Melapor acoustic system, which is based on molded parts made of BASF's melamine-resin foam Basotect.
Professor Yiqi Yang, of the University of Nebraska- Lincoln said: "The main advantages of using chicken barbs over wool fibres are their low cost, light weight and excellent heat and sound insulation.
Forbo Flooring's Comfort Program is a collection of linoleum and vinyl floor-coverings that incorporate an acoustic layer to provide sound insulation and comfort underfoot.
Portugal controls 60 per cent of the world's cork production and the material has many different sorts of uses, from wine stoppers and tableware, to flooring, wall coverings and sound insulation. The Portuguese pavilion at the 2000 Hanover Expo by Alvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura successfully and memorably incorporated compressed cork blocks as cladding.
AAC walls are also very soundproof, since the tiny air bubbles act as thermal and sound insulation. AAC has been found to perform best in climates that require more cooling than heating, however; your location may affect the wall's performance.
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To cut interior noise, shoddy cotton sound insulation has been replaced by VersaMat from Owens Corning (Toledo, OH).
Wood-on-concrete offers little impact sound insulation, and a sure source of suffering for renters living below.