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Sound Absorption

Spaces that create an echo, or are noisy even when very little sound is being made, need sound absorptive materials. These spaces are probably large, open, or have many hard surfaces. Absorptive treatments will help contain sound energy rather than reflect it, lowering reverberation.

  • Guilford of Maine Palette Fabric

    What is Acoustic Fabric?

    Introduction We use acoustic (or acoustical) fabric in a variety of ways here at Acoustical Solutions. If you are looking for a fabric to wrap your Acoustical Panels or to cover speakers and amplifiers, we have a multitude of fabric options. We primarily use Guilford of Maine Fabrics for our standard panels but are not […] Read More »

  • PrivacyShield® Dual-Sided Absorptive Soundproofing Blanket

    What are Soundproof Blankets?

    Introduction Acoustic Blankets have may uses. They are manufactured in two typical configurations: sound blankets that absorb sound to reduce noise reflections as well as absorber-barrier combination blankets that both absorb and block sound. They can be used as industrial enclosures to quiet down a piece of equipment, or mounted direct to wall to help […] Read More »

  • Acoustic Panels - Melamine Foam Panels (MFPs)

    When it comes to pre-manufactured acoustic panels, there are many options. Fabric wrapped, polyester, Expanded Polypropylene (E.P.P), wood fiber, foam, cotton, and metal are all common acoustic panels. Melamine Foam Panels (MFP) are Class A fire rated, extremely versatile, and can be used in more environments than most all other acoustic panels. Stay Away from the […] Read More »

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    What are Acoustic Sound Absorbing Panels?

    Introduction We have all experienced being in a space that’s so noisy, it’s nearly impossible to hold a conversation. Acoustic sound absorbing panels, (typically referred to as acoustic panels,) are used for sound reduction and reverberation control. They help improve speech clarity, allowing everyone in the space to communicate more effectively. They are a great […] Read More »

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    Acoustic Panels for a Place of Worship

    Introduction Finding the right acoustic panels for a place of worship is a common problem. Clarity of sound is paramount here, and these buildings are always in desperate need of it, but the look and feel of the space is just as important. High ceilings, open layouts, and many large, exposed windows and walls are […] Read More »

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    Soundproofing a Church Sanctuary

    How Do I Soundproof A Church? Soundproofing a church and providing acoustical treatment for places of worship can be a challenging process. You must balance the acoustics of the spoken word, the choir, and live musical content to enrich the worship experience. Today’s places of worship have higher attendance volume and a larger variety of […] Read More »

  • AlphaSorb® Art Acoustic Panel

    What Are Acoustic Art Panels?

    What are Acoustic Art Panels? Acoustic Art Panels provide a great sound absorption option for homes or businesses. Of course, the industry standard for sound absorption is Alphasorb® FR701 Fabric Wrapped Panels. Aesthetically, which acoustical treatment would you rather have hung on your wall?: Why are Acoustic Art Panels Important? Most people find AlphaSorb® Art Acoustic […] Read More »

  • PolySorpt® Acoustic Ceiling Tile

    Acoustic Panels: P. E. P. P. Panels

    Introduction When it comes to pre-manufactured acoustic panels, there are many options. Fabric wrapped, polyester, P.E.P.P., wood fiber, foam, cotton, and metal are all common acoustic panel types. P.E.P.P. is an industry abbreviation for Porous Expanded Polypropylene. These panels are Class A fire rated, can be used indoors and have sound blocking and sound absorption qualities. What […] Read More »