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Eighteen Styles Of Residential Wall Construction With Related Noise Transmission Levels - Part 2

Part 1

 

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

8

noise control wall design - style 8a

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

noise control wall design - style 8b

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

54

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
  • 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

9

noise control wall design - style 9a

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

noise control wall design - style 9b

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

60

62

  • 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
  • resilient metal channels on one side spaced 16" or 24" o.c
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on both sides

10

noise control wall design - style 10

57

57

  • 2 rows of staggered studs spaced at 16" or 24" o.c. on separate 2 X 4 plates set 1" apart
  • 3-1/2" thick absorptive material on both sides
  • resilient metal channels on one side spaced 16" or 24" o.c.
  • 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

11

noise control wall design - style 11

50

50

  • 2 X 3 non-load bearing steel studs spaced at 24" o.c.
  • 2-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on one side
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on one side

12

noise control wall design - style 12

51

53

  • 2 X 4 non-load bearing steel studs spaced at 24" o.c.
  • 2-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on one side
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on one side

13

noise control wall design - style 13

54

55

  • 2 X 6 non-load bearing steel studs spaced at 24" o.c.
  • 2-1/2" thick absorptive material
  • 2 layers of gypsum board on one side
  • 1 layer of gypsum board on one side

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