Acoustical Foam Products

New England Foam supplies, converts & fabricates the following types of acoustical foam products for sonic absorption, diffusion & transmission control:

  • Polyester (Ester)
    • 1.9 pcf UL94/HF-1
      • Largest sheet size = 54″ x 108″
    • 4.0 pcf UL94/HF-1
      • Largest sheet size = 54″ x 72″
  • Crosslinked Polyethylene (XLPE)
    • 2# FR1 (1.9# pcf density)
    • Largest sheet size = 4″ x 48” x 96”
    • 4# FR1 (3.8# pcf density)
    • Largest sheet size = 4″ x 48” x 96”
  • Volara™ Type AF (XLPE)
    • Roll thickness
      • 1/8”, 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2” & 5/8”
    • Roll width (standard)
      • 60” (other widths available)
    • Sheet thickness
      • 1/2”, 1” & 1_1/2”
        • Can be skived to desired thickness
  • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
    • 1 pcf, 1.25 pcf, 1.5 pcf & 2 pcf densities
      • Class A fire retardancy (FR)

Applications for Acoustical Foam Products

New England Foam fabricates custom acoustical foam products for the following sound control applications:

  • Control rooms
  • Project studios
  • Radio & television studios (broadcasting)
  • Live rooms
  • Houses of worship
  • Stages & live performances
  • Home Theatres
  • Vocal booths

The following acoustical foam products are custom fabricated by New England Foam upon request:

  • Absorption
  • Diffusion
  • Transmission control
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What Exactly is Sound?

Sound is a mechanical wave that is an oscillation of pressure transmitted through a solid, liquid, or gas, composed of frequencies within the range of hearing & of a level sufficiently strong to be heard, or the sensation stimulated in organs of hearing by such vibrations.

How Can I Overcome a “Muddy” Sounding Room?

The proper placement of the following methods of acoustical foam products will greatly reduce unwanted interference patterns:

  • Absorption
  • Diffusion
  • Transmission control

What is Absorption?

Absorption, with regards to acoustics, refers to the property of a material; in this case, acoustical foam products, to alter (absorb) the sonic energy of a sound wave.

New England Foam fabricates acoustical foam products that effectively attenuate these sound waves by shifting, or absorbing, the acoustic energy into another form of energy (heat).