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Acoustic Foam Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of acoustic foam companies and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source acoustic foam companies with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate acoustic foam companies that will design and engineer acoustic foam for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading acoustic foam companies. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for anechoic foam, sound foam or sound absorbent.

Leading Companies:

  • Bedford Hills, NY 914-241-6900

    Allied International is an acoustic attenuation solutions provider for the aviation, industrial and transportation fields. We provide a variety of products, including silencers, sound barriers, active noise control equipment and various other industrial noise control materials.

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  • Bloomington, MN 800-638-9355

    Netwell specializes in soundproofing solutions by means of sound barriers and sound absorbers. We have an extensive product line of acoustic panels and over 60 other soundproofing materials in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes tailored to address your specific soundproofing needs. Check us out.

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  • Colleyville, TX 817-551-6050

    Acoustical Control will do everything from design to final inspection. We custom make noise control systems for each project. We have been extremely successful in the area of noise control on oil and gas compressors. We can help you with your soundproofing needs. Contact us today.

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  • Princeton, IL 815-261-0072

    Empire Acoustical Systems focuses on custom engineering, fabrication & installation of acoustical enclosures, noise barriers and sound absorptive wall mountings. Our noise control panels are fabricated from galvanized steel or similar metals, and are both absorptive and reflective. Thanks for your interest in Empire Acoustical Systems and please take a tour of our website for further information.

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  • St. Louis, MO 800-737-0307

    G&S Acoustics manufactures noise control products such as acoustical ceilings, acoustical wall panels, wall and ceiling sound diffusers and ceiling reflectors. We provide a variety of finishes to match different applications. Contact us so we can control your sound beautifully!

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  • Rochester Hills, MI 248-289-1123

    Our staff consists of licensed professional engineers, acousticians and installers, who can solve virtually any noise problem. We provide total solutions, from the initial technical analysis, specification through purchase of materials, complete installation, and final verification of the results. There is no need to call consultants, order acoustic materials and hire contractors… we do it all! We will work in any commercial, industrial, or residential environment, anywhere in the world.

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Acoustic Foam Industry Information

Acoustic Foam

Acoustic foam is a sound absorbent material used to line rooms or spaces in which sound-reflective surfaces produce unwanted reverberation and echoes, or where the travel of sound either into or out of the space is undesirable. Soundproofing foam is commonly used in recording studios, edit rooms, broadcast studios and home studios, although it can also be used to sound-proof a room containing a surround sound system or laundry room equipment.

As with other soundproofing materials, acoustic foam absorbs the sound waves, and reduces the effects of reverberation or reflected sound waves, which result in noise pollution. It allows the sound energy to penetrate into the material and be dissipated by its cellular or fibrous nature prior to reaching the reflective surface it is mounted on. This sound proofing foam is typically made of urethane open-cell foam. Open cell foam is soft foam in which the cell walls, or surfaces of the bubbles, are broken and air fills all of the spaces in the material. This makes the foam soft or weak. Airplane companies use the sound proof foam to line the walls of a passenger cabin, eliminating the noise within the airplane. Other areas where acoustic foam might be found are gyms, cafeterias, music clubs, function halls and churches.

The insulation value of the foam is related to the insulation value of the calm air inside the foam. Sound foam products solve troublesome structural vibration and reduce noise by alleviating slap and flutter echoes, especially in areas used for acoustic recordings. Acoustic foam materials can also be used in panels, ceilings and flooring to create sealed environments of clean sound. The greater the surface area of the foam, the greater the sound absorption qualities it possesses. Therefore, sound foam is often constructed with pyramid or egg crate style surfaces. Occasionally, it is covered with a film surface treatment which provides an excellent solution for use in harsh, moist, high temperature and chemical environments. Sound proof foam is an inexpensive form of soundproofing and is treated with dyes and/or chemical flame retardants such as an epoxy; this keeps it safe from excessive heat. However, it is a highly flammable material and should be used with caution in any areas making use of flames. The foam is also available in different colors, patterns and ranges of thickness, commonly found in 1” – 4” measurements. Alternative soundproofing materials to acoustic foam include rubber, magnesium oxide, and fiberglass.

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