resilient channel

resilient channel

In sound-insulating construction, a fabricated metal strip having two faces with flexible interconnection; used for attaching gypsum board to studs or joists without a solid connection so as to reduce the transmission of noise and vibration.
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Cylent Assurance[TM] Clip, developed and marketed exclusively to Keene, is a patent pending resilient channel vibration clip.
A superior choice when compared to typical resilient channel or double layer wallboard applications, SilentFX QuickCut allows building professionals to achieve acoustical control through a much less complicated installation process.
Screw resilient channel to the furring strips with 3/4-in.
Cover one side of the insulated wall with resilient channel and 5/8-in.
furring channels - resilient channels, min 3/8" deep by min 3" wide at the base and min 1-1/4" wide at the face, formed from 0.020" thick galv steel, spaced 12" on center.
"In the longer term, we need more resilient channels and bridges able to cope with rapid run-off."
Reduction in sound transmission between rooms was a high priority, so the walls are designed with staggered studs, resilient channels, and soundboard.
For even more noise reduction, isolate the ceiling drywall from the joists with resilient channels as shown above.
For example, the recommended wall construction for a conference room is a single row of studs with one layer of s/8-inch gypsum board on each side (one of which is attached via resilient channels) and insulation in the stud cavities.
From plywood and gypsum panels with polymer and steel layers to flexible membranes to studs with integral resilient channels to impact-resistant windows (hint: the laminated layer is also a sound barrier), the options for soundproofing a home theater, home office, or whole house are now much easier to use and getting more affordable and reliable.
Acoustiblok membrane was then attached to steel supports within the doors and secured with resilient channels. The steel structure was also treated with Thermablok[R] aerogel insulation material to increase acoustical dampening, and to address transmission loss properties.
QuietRock replaces older techniques such as resilient channels, clips, sound board and vinyl and offers lower cost solutions with higher Sound Transmission Class (STO performance.