Saturday, February 20th, 2010
If you are frustrated with noise emanating from the factory, you needn't worry anymore as this can easily be prevented. Loud noise from a factory can be so debilitating that it may often interrupt your work. In order to have a good working environment, it is essential to have a quiet environment, free from disturbances, thus sound proof doors are very important in factories, and help a lot in creating a better working environment.

There are a number of sound proofing solutions available, to achieve an effective solution to noise control. Noise insulation is relatively easy to install and not too expensive when it is incorporated in a new construction. There are also many noise reduction solutions available for existing buildings and areas too, such as soundproofing panels, sound acoustic windows, acoustic curtains, or acoustic doors.

A sound wave cannot travel on its own. It needs a medium through which to travel. The medium is air. However, it is not possible to shut out all sounds, because you cannot shut out all the air. Therefore, the best option is to absorb these sound waves or to dampen them.

Sound proofing techniques employ methods to eliminate all possible mediums that sound travels through. Sound proof techniques are based on the principle of deflecting or dampening sound waves. In a soundproof room, two walls are created and the void between them is filled with thick insulating material. There is no physical connection between these walls. A sound wave has to travel through three barriers, i.e. the first wall, the sound absorbent insulating material and lastly the outer wall, in this way it is able to eliminate most noises, but probably not completely all. Every feature of a sound proof room is designed to deflect or dampen the sound. The floors, ceilings and doors of a sound proof room are insulated with sound-absorbent materials. Sound proof technicians do not recommend windows.

Sound waves can travel through glass. Installing a sound proof window is difficult. The window will need a double or triple pane system, with a vacuum between the panes and the frame firmly installed. There are less expensive solutions available depends on the money and time you are willing to spend, the type of your room and more than likely the type of sound you are trying to eliminate. And if you want to minimize the noise in your room, you can try other methods like laying down carpets, placing large book cases or bureaus against the walls, hanging thick drapes, decorate your room with rough-surfaced furnishing, install concrete or tiled floors. Check out the crevices through which the air flows such as the gaps around baseboards, slits around windows and door steps. Though these methods may not control much of that unwanted noise, it is simple and inexpensive.

For a clear idea of what solutions there are available to sound proof your office space, consult a noise control and soundproofing specialist.

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