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Eighteen Styles Of Residential Wall Construction With Related Noise Transmission Levels - Part 1

Part 2

 

Style No. Section / Construction Noise Transmission Levels
Typical 1/2" Type X Gypsum Board STC 5/8" Type X Gypsum Board

1

noise control wall design - style 1

34

36

  • 2 X 4" studs spaced at 16" or 24" o.c.
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • layer of gypsum board on both sides

2

noise control wall design - style 2

38

38

  • 2 X 4" studs spaced at 16" or 24" o.c.
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on both sides

3

noise control wall design - style 3

43

48

  • 2 X 4" studs spaced at 24" o.c.
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • resilient metal channels on one side spaced 16" or 24" o.c.
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on both sides

4

noise control wall design - style 4

53

54

  • 2 X 4" studs spaced at 24" o.c.
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • resilient metal channels on one side spaced 16" or 24" o.c.
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on resilient metal channel side.
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on other side

5

noise control wall design - style 5a

1 - layer of 3-1/2" absorptive material on one side

noise control wall design - style 5b

2 - layers of 2-1/2" absorptive material on both sides

45

47

  • 2 rows of staggered studs spaced at 16" or 24" o.c. on a common 2 X 6" plate
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material on one side or 2-1/2" thick material on both sides
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on both sides

 

 

Style No. Section / Construction Noise Transmission Levels
Typical 1/2" Type X Gypsum Board STC 5/8" Type X Gypsum Board

6

noise control wall design - style 6a

1 - layer of 3-1/2" absorptive material on one side

noise control wall design - style 6b

2 - layers of 2-1/2" absorptive material on both sides

50

52

  • 2 rows of staggered studs spaced at 16" or 24" o.c. on a common 2 X 6" plate
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material on one side or 2-1/2" thick material on both sides
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on one side
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on other side

7

noise control wall design - style 7a

1 - layer of 3-1/2" absorptive material on one side

noise control wall design - style 7b

2 - layers of 2-1/2" absorptive material on both sides

55

56

  • 2 rows of staggered studs spaced at 16" or 24" o.c. on a common 2 X 6" plate
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material on one side or 2-1/2" thick material on both sides
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on both sides

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