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Machine Shop Soundproofing

Let’s face it: Machine shops are loud. If you have a machine shop as part of your business, you know what a ruckus it can make. A machine shop consists of multiple apparatus with metal grinding against metal countless ways, over and over again, all over the workspace. The din all that action makes is almost on a par with road construction or airport runway noise.

What can you do? No matter how much you lubricate those machines, they are going to make noise. Do you have to just accept it?

Not only don’t you have to accept it, but also your duty is to do something about it. If your machine shop is in a populated area, you are generating a significant amount of noise pollution that may be irritating or even harming your neighbors. Even if your machine shop is in an industrial location far away from any urban centers or suburban residences, the noise your machine shop makes will always be a problem for one group of people: your employees.

It may surprise you to learn that machine shop soundproofing with Soundproof Cow products can not only block the sounds of your operation from leaking into the outside world, but it can also protect your workers.

Naturally, your employees cannot help but hear the sounds of the machines they are working on. The problem with machine shop sounds is that they are they both loud are harsh. If machines made noises like ocean waves, no one would think it was very much of a problem, but the frequency machine sounds are on is a lot closer to the nails on a chalkboard variety.

Our Soundproof Cow soundproofing materials can help with this by offering sound-dampening and deadening properties. These materials not only prevent sound transfer, but they also absorb and dampen ambient sound so they are not as harsh or as loud.

This can make a dramatic difference for your employees. Combining good soundproofing with solid ear protection can help your employees ward off headaches and earaches, can let them communicate better and can even lead to a generally better mood around the workspace. Many machine shop managers may find soundproofing is well worth the investment just for the boost it produces in employee morale.

  • Reduces the amount of noise pollution your company puts out into the environment
  • Makes the harsh, loud sounds of your machines in the workspace cleaner and softer for the benefit of your employees
  • Protects your privacy by not letting outside interests hear what is going on in your factory

Now that you understand the importance of machine shop soundproofing, how do you get started? With high-quality, dependable soundproofing materials from Soundproof Cow, naturally! We have a range of heavy-duty industrial soundproofing solutions for your machine shop sound reduction, from industrial soundproofing foam to fabric-wrapped acoustic panels.

Look into our fire-rated acoustic foam for great soundproofing with fire protection, our eco-friendly Echo Abosrber™ Acoustic Cotton or Vibra Block® Sound Deadening Material. There’s also our classic Quiet Batt™ 30 Soundproofing insulation and many other great soundproofing products.

Our industrial soundproofing materials are designed to stand up to challenging conditions, are environmentally-friendly and are relatively easy to install, even for those with minimal or no construction or renovation experience. Protect your operation, your employees and yourself by ordering and installing some of Soundproof Cow’s reliable machine shop soundproofing solutions today!

Machine Shop Sound Absorption Products

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    isoTRAX™ Soundproofing System

    The isoTRAX™ Soundproofing System works by combining several different soundproofing strategies into one easy to use package. Designed to be installed inside of a wall or

    IsoTrax™ Sound Isolation System Just as there is likely more than one source of sound that irritates you, there is more than one way of solving the problem. That’s why at Soundproof Cow, we use a system of different sound isolation solutions to block noise and quiet things down. This approach is why we created the IsoTrax™ Sound Isolation System. Soundproof Cow’s soundproofing isolation systems offer solutions to minimize excessive . . .

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    Quiet Barrier™ Specialty Composite

    Quiet Barrier™ Specialty Composite is a four layer soundproofing composite used in construction, automotive, heavy machinery and marine industries to reduce noise transfer from structural borne

    Quiet Barrier™ Specialty Composite blocks sound with four distinct layers of protection for maximum soundproofing power. The top polyester film layer resists heat, high-frequency sound and tearing. It is made so you can easily wipe it clean for simple maintenance. Underneath this layer is a thick foam that absorbs sound frequencies at all levels. This acoustic foam both cushions and insulates the barrier layer beneath. That barrier is our Quiet . . .

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    Quiet Barrier™ LD Soundproofing Composite

    Quiet Barrier™ LD Soundproofing Composites (1/16 in. 1/2 lb. barrier + 1/2 in. foam) are industrial grade products that stop sound from entering or leaving a

    For an economical, effective soundproofing solution, try Quiet Barrier™ LD Soundproofing Composite from Soundproof Cow. This soundproofing composite is thin and lightweight enough to go virtually anywhere, but make no mistake, the 1/16-inch thin soundproofing material in our Quiet Barrier™ membrane provides plenty of sound blocking power, especially in combination with our acoustic foam made of sound-dampening polyurethane. The foam enhances the barrier’s natural soundproofing properties while isolating it from . . .

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    RoadBlockR Sound Deadening Material

    RoadBlockR is a premium car soundproofing product. Serious car soundproofing requires serious soundproofing material. RoadBlockR was engineered to provide this benefit. Originally designed as an industrial

    RoadBlockR is a premium car soundproofing product. Serious car soundproofing requires serious soundproofing material. RoadBlockR™ was engineered to provide this benefit. Originally designed as an industrial sound damping material for applications that need extreme performance, it is well suited to the demanding car enthusiast. Whether you are trying to improve the quality of your car stereo or give your vehicle that “luxury car” feel, RoadBlockR is the ideal material. By . . .

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    Vibra Block® Sound Deadening Material (Sheet)

    Vibra Block® is a premium, industrial grade, high performance sound deadening material used on steel panels and enclosures in a variety of industries. Constructed from a

    Engineered to Perform Our Vibra Block line of sound deadening materials is crafted to provide you with industrial-grade, high-performance vibration dampening and sound reduction quality control. They’re ideal for use on a variety of steel surfaces, including stainless, cold rolled, painted and plated steels. There’s no need for added bulkiness, either. These sheets do their job excellently and efficiently while maintaining a light-weight profile. Not only do our soundproof blocks . . .

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    Quiet Barrier™ HD Soundproofing Material (Sheet)

    Quiet Barrier™ HD soundproofing material (1/4 in. 2 lb./sqft.) 4’x8 ‘sheet is a high density, non porous material that exhibits a non-resonant quality due to its

    One of our most popular and most powerful soundproofing solutions, the Quiet Barrier™ HD Soundproofing Material sheet is a 1/4-inch thick, 2 lb/sq ft 4×8 sheet of high-density, non-porous material that is superior at blocking sound. Each sheet covers 32 square feet of surface area, so it is simple to cover areas large and small. Its high-density sound blocking power makes this sound absorbing material sheet suitable for recording studios, . . .


Machine Shop Sound Absorption Products

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    Standard Fabric Wrapped Acoustic Panels

    These Standard Acoustic Panels are an excellent general purpose acoustic product. We’ve taken our most popular acoustic panel, the Udderly Quiet™ 200 series, and created a

    Standard Fabric-Wrapped Acoustic Panels Our fabric-covered acoustic panels, the Udderly Quiet™ 200 series, are among our most popular soundproofing products, and now we’ve made it easier than ever to order as many of them as you need. You can get started right now. Just use the convenient menus provided to choose from our FR701 fabric or Anchorage, pick from one of 20 popular colors, select the panel size you need . . .

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    Convoluted Acoustic Foam Panels

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    Convoluted Acoustic Foam Panels are manufactured from acoustic grade polyurethane foam, in an “egg crate” design is designed to have an increased surface area, giving you better sound absorption performance.


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