Features and Benefits 

  • Narrower Walls – Which Means More Usable Square Feet
  • Lower Material Costs – No CRC, Thinner Steel, Smaller Web
  • Faster Build-Out – Single Wall Installation
  • STC-Equal or Better
  • 1 & 2 HOUR Fire Rating UL V463
  • Available in 3 5/8″, 4″, and 6″ Wall Assemblies









  • Narrower Allowable Wall Thicknesses with Better or Equal STC Ratings
    • Increased Room Dimensions
    • Greater Saleable Square Footage
    • Revenue Gains for Owner
  • Equivalent to Many GA WP Partition and Chase Wall Assemblies with Same STC
    • Eliminates Drywall and/or Resilient Sound Channel
    • Increases Rentable Square Footage
    • Half as Many Studs and Track to Install
    • No Cross Bracing and CRC Lateral Bracing                                                                                                                          

Owner Cost Benefit Example 

26           Floors Containing Condo Units

10           Average Number of Units per Floor

260         Total Number of Units

284,815  Total Square Footage of Condo Space

18,200    Total Lineal Footage of Sound Wall

Traditional Double Stud Sound Wall

Two each 2 1/2″ studs with 1″ air gap

6″ Total wall width x 18,200 lineal footage of wall = 9,100 sq. ft.

SoundGuard™ Sound Wall

One each of 3 5/8″ SoundGuard™ stud

3 5/8″ total wall width x 18, 200 lineal footage of wall = 5,498 sq. ft.

Savings of Square Footage

Traditional 9,100 sq. ft. – 5,498 sq. ft. SoundGuard™ = 3,602 sq. ft.

Total Dollar Savings to Owner

3,602 sq. ft. x $1,065* = $3,836,130


 Replaces GA WP Partition and Chase Wall Assemblies with Equal or Lesser Wall Thickness

  • Lower Material Costs – Superior STC Ratings
    • Eliminates Layers of Drywall
    • Reduces the Amount of Studs and Track to Install
    • No Resilient Sound Channel Required
    • No Cross Bracing and CRC Lateral Bracing
  • Faster Build-Out, Saves Labor, Field Tested, Contractor Approved, Pre-Assembled with Built-in Air Space
  • Installs Just Like a Typical Single Stud
  • Risk Reduction Quoting, Planning, Stocking, Waste, Labor Over Runs, Durations
  • UL Rated (V463), Achieves 1 & 2 Hour Fire Rating (ASTM E119)
  • Can Be Used With Slotted Track in 3 5/8″, 4″, and 6″ Widths

Features and Benefits

  • 2 3/4″ Gap to Allow for Pipes and Electrical Conduit Lines
  • Only Available in 6″ “SGW” SoundGuard Studs
  • UL Certified – UL V463
  • STC Tested
  • Solves Framing Issues with Conduits and Pipes


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