Category Archive: Industrial Equipment

Sound Absorbing Materials for Industrial Equipment

Various types of industrial equipment and machinery produce high levels of noise during operation. Implementing the proper soundproofing materials is crucial to ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, protecting sensitive components, reducing warranty claims, and decreasing the overall cost of equipment. At Technicon Acoustics, we offer a range of solutions, including acoustic absorbers and acoustic barriers, designed to reduce noise generated by industrial equipment.

Types of Noise Control Materials

To insulate your industrial equipment without inhibiting function, it’s important to pick the right noise control materials. Technicon Acoustics offers a wide range of acoustic absorbers and acoustic barriers to meet various soundproofing needs.

Acoustic Absorbers

Acoustic absorbers are materials that absorb sound waves to prevent them from reflecting off hard surfaces. Constructed from porous and open-cell materials, absorbers can line the surfaces around the noise-generating equipment to improve acoustic conditions and reduce the amount of noise reverberation. This results in quieter operation and ensures compliance with strict regulatory standards.

We offer the following types of acoustic absorbers:


Acoustic foams are available in custom facing options and thicknesses to meet the specific needs of each customer. Our foam-based acoustic absorbers come in the following variations:

  • Polyether Foam Acoustic Absorbers. Our lightweight polyether foam is made of open-cell polyurethane, offering great sound absorption properties as well as flexibility, compressibility, and thermal insulation.
  • Polyester Foam Acoustic Absorbers. Polyester foam features the same performance characteristics as polyether foam, but it offers greater tensile strength. 

Fiber Acoustic Absorbers

Fiber-based absorbers offer an alternative solution for applications involving low-frequency sound.  Along with absorbing low-frequency sound waves, they can also provide insulation for temperatures up to 350° F, and they comply with UL94 HF1 standards.

Acoustic Barriers

Acoustic barriers take a different approach to soundproofing. Rather than absorbing and diffusing the sound, these surfaces prevent sound from transmitting from one location to another. Acoustic barriers come in the form of:

Mass Loaded Vinyl Barrier

At Technicon Acoustics, we provide Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) acoustic barriers. MLV offers a tough and effective noise reduction solution that serves to block sound waves from passing through walls, ceilings, enclosures, floorboards, housings, and more. 

PVC Barrier

PVC sound barriers offer excellent sound-insulating properties as well as corrosion resistance, a long lifespan, and minimal maintenance requirements. This type of acoustic barrier can be used in a range of industrial applications to provide an effective sound barrier.

Working With Technicon Acoustics

At Technicon Acoustics, we specialize in providing high-quality acoustic solutions designed to reduce industrial noise.

Our Capabilities

Technicon Acoustics understands the importance of having quiet, high-quality sounding equipment. With our design and engineering capabilities, we can deliver effective soundproofing products to meet our customers’ needs, including high-volume orders. We work directly with our customers and utilize our problem-solving abilities to develop the ideal solution for even the most challenging projects. 

Our Core Values

We serve our clients by tackling problems head on. Our team of manufacturing technicians and sound engineers takes pride in crafting high-quality solutions, and we create a fun workplace where our team loves what they do. This shines in every solution we create, allowing us to deliver meaningful contributions to our customers.

For more information about our sound absorbing materials for industrial equipment, contact us or request a quote today.