View Single Post
  #5  
Old 01-20-2021, 01:10 PM
KevWind's Avatar
KevWind KevWind is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Edge of Wilderness Wyoming
Posts: 14,657
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by FrankHS View Post
Seems everyone recommends Owens Corning 703 for homemade standalone noise catchers. I have an extra mattress topper of "high density memory foam." 7776, 3" thick. Cut up and mounted in wood frames, would this stuff work "pretty well" ? I figure "low density" would be better (bigger holes.) Nevertheless, worth the construction effort?
Thanks.
"Work pretty well" is kinda subjective. But it does work to some extent, to tame some high frequency zing is about all it does.
Even thought it has been highly promoted as room treatment. IMO foam is the least desirable kind of wide band treatment. And no low density foam will not work better, probably work less well
As others have noted if you're going to the trouble to build wood frames why not just get some Corning 703 , or Roxul Safe and Sound
__________________
" Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding." Albert Einstein
Enjoy the Journey.... Kev...


KevWind at Soundcloud

System :
Avid Carbon interface , PT Ultimate 2021.3 .....Mid 2020 iMac 27" 3.8GHz 8-core i7 10th Gen processor,,128GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory,,2TB SSD storage,,Radeon Pro 5700 XT with 16GB of GDDR6 memory,, on Catalina 10.15.7
Reply With Quote