Professionals in the recording industry should appreciate the value of SoundStop™ fiberboard sound deadening insulation
SoundStop,™ manufactured by Knight -Celotex, LLC, is part of a family of building products that has a history of producing high quality, low cost fiberboard and other building materials. SoundStop™ should be installed with drywall in walls and in ceilings.
"The key to making great music is achieving great silence" said John Prince,
musical coordinator at Leo Burnett in Chicago.
SoundStop™ was originally created for residential, multifamily and office building construction - as well as rehabbers of existing buildings, and it works very well in home theaters and for the music and recording industry.
Nationally available, SoundStop™ is manufactured in the United States and is earth -friendly. The 1/2" by 4' by 8' or 9' square -edged fiberboard sheets are made of 97% organic material including recovered wood or sugarcane fibers. The boards can be cut with a knife; no special saw is needed.
Industry Standards of Acoustical Rating is High for SoundStop™
STC (Sound transmission class -measured in decibels) industry standards demonstrate sound deadening effectiveness:
50 Loud speech not heard (combined SoundStop™ and drywall)
45 Some loud speech barely heard
35 Loud speech heard; not understood
30 Loud speech fairly well understood (standard drywall)
25 Speech heard through walls or floors.
Knight -Celotex, LLC manufactures the fiberboard in Maine, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. Knight -Celotex, LLC is headquartered in Northfield, IL.
Technical and installation information is available by calling 847.716.8030 extension 1022 or visit www.aknightcompany.com.