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AudioSeal® Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) Soundproofing Barrier

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Typical Shipping Lead Time: 1-2 Weeks; call us regarding larger quantity orders

Product Description

AudioSeal® MLV Soundproofing Barrier is an environmentally-safe mass loaded vinyl. It is very dense, weighing one to two pounds per square foot, and used to reduce the amount of airborne sound transmitting through walls, floors, and ceilings. It can be added to various construction assemblies to increase the STC (Sound Transmission Loss) of the structure. This product is non-reinforced for wall and ceiling installations. It is commonly used in new construction, when sound control is a requirement, or in renovations to correct noise problems in existing spaces.

Unlike PVC MLV, which emits VOCs as it hardens over time, AudioSeal® MLV Soundproofing Barrier is non-toxic. It is made from POE (polyolefin elastomer) which does not contain plasticizers or unsafe chemicals and doesn’t pose a health risk if it’s burned. AudioSeal® MLV Soundproofing Barrier is 100% recyclable and qualifies for LEED credits.

AudioSeal® is tear-resistant, yet easy to cut with a utility knife. Usually installed direct to the studs, the sound barrier may also be installed between layers of drywall. Often, the mass loaded barrier is used in combination with other materials for robust soundproofing. Combining MLV with layers of sheetrock, Green Glue Noiseproofing Compound, and resilient clips and channels improves the sound transmission loss of the complete assembly. Our product is available in 48″ and 54″ widths and various lengths to provide the best utilization for your project.

Technical Information for AudioSeal® MLV Soundproofing Barrier

  • Roll Widths: 48″, 54″
  • Roll Lengths: Various lengths up to 60′
  • Thickness: 1/8″ (1 lb. / sq. ft.), 1/4″ (2 lb. / sq. ft.)
  • Color: Black
  • Sold by: The Roll
  • Type: Non-reinforced
  • Weight: 1 lb. / sq. ft. (1/8″), 2 lb. / sq. ft. (1/4″)
  • Tensile Strength: MD 215 PSI, AMD 236 PSI
  • Tear Strength: MD 99 PSI, AMD 95 PSI
  • Service Temperature: -40 deg. F to 180 deg. F
  • Ultimate Elongation: MD 124%, AMD 680%
  • STC: 26, 31
Sound Transmission Loss (Hz)
Non-Reinforced Barrier
Weight 125 250 500 1000 2000 4000 STC
1 lb. / sq. ft. 14 16 21 27 29 47 26
2 lb. / sq. ft. 16 22 26 32 35 40 31

Additional Stock Locations

In addition to shipping direct to you, AudioSeal® is also available for local pick up or delivery at the following additional locations. Call for delivery/pick-up arrangements and pricing.

  • Metropolitan Lumber and Hardware Manhattan, NY (11th Avenue) 212-246-9090
  • Marjam Supply Brooklyn, NY 718-388-6465

prop 65 warning icon WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Antimony Oxide, Vinyl Chloride Monomer and 1.2-Benzendikarboxylsyra which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

For more information on our AudioSeal® Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) Soundproofing Barrier,
call us at 800.782.5742 or contact our sales department.

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