SoundGuard™

The SoundGuard Silent Steel Framing System is a patented interior framing system specifically designed to easily construct partition walls with high STC ratings. Invented and designed by a contractor, the SoundGuard system was created to save labor on construction and achieves excellent sound rating numbers. The control of noise and vibration is essential for health, safety, environment and quality. SoundGuard Framing System is expertly designed to provide a practical and cost effective solution to noise control. SoundGuard studs and track assemble quickly to provide complete or partial walls for residential condos, apartments, conference rooms, equipment rooms, hospitals, and more. 

U.S. Patent: #9,523,197; 9,771,715         Canadian Patent: 2,893,390

FEATURES AND BENEFITS of SOUNDGUARD™

The Silent Steel Framing System

Narrower Walls – More useable 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, W475
Available in 3 5/8″, 4″, and 6″ Wall Assemblies

PLUMBING WALL FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • 2 3/4″ Gap to Allow for Pipes and Electrical Conduit Lines
  • Only Available in 6″ “SGW” SoundGuard Studs
  • UL Rated – UL V463, W475
  • STC Tested
  • Solves Framing Issues with Conduits and Pipes

FOR THE CONTRACTOR

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, W475), Achieves 1 & 2 Hour Fire Rating (ASTM E119)
  • Can Be Used With Slotted Track in 3 5/8″, 4″, and 6″ Widths

FOR THE ARCHITECT/OWNER

  • 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     

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

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