How Does Constrained Layer Damping Work?

Break Down of Constrained Layer Damping: Damping is the conversion of energy over time and distance. We are relying on the panel flexing when hit with a sound wave. This includes wall panel movement as a wave (bending wave) that is traveling laterally in the wall through the drywall (whatever). This flexing of the two […]

Soundproof Drywall

Should I use Soundproof Drywall or build my own?

This is a great question. With “sound proof” drywall available at big box stores and drywall distributors anyone would be nuts to not at least consider these products. In fact, this topic was just brought up here: AVS Forum Discussion First, let’s consider that any pre-damped drywall is simply two sheets of standard drywall or […]