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I have just bought a 1kw generator for my outdoor equipment and i wanted to put in in a sound proof cupboard in my brick shed. My plan is to put a 3x2 cupboard and use kingspan insulation to muffle the sound would this work Link to insulation i am using http://www.diy.com/diy/jsp/bq/nav.jsp?action=detail&fh_secondid=11417521&fh_view_size=12&fh_location=%2f%2fcatalog01%2fen_GB&fh_search=kingspan&fh_eds=%C3%9F&fh_refview=search&isSearch=true I am building the 3x2 cupboard out of plywood with kingspan insulation on the walls inside the cupboard Will it muffle the sound The shed has a sound proof door and i might make the whole shed sound proof with insulation

Asked By: Server Room - 4/9/2011
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First of all, the insulation you've selected is thermal insulation, not acoustic. It will, to a small degree, lessen the sound transmission, but won't be as effective as would be acoustic matting, for example. The best way to build a sound diminishing wall, in my opinion, is to use 2 X 6 top and bottom plates, with 2... More
Answered By: Small Business Owner in TX - 4/9/2011
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