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sound-absorbing material [1 record]

Record 1 2019-11-26


Subject field(s)
  • Building Insulation and Acoustical Design
  • Natural Construction Materials
  • Man-Made Construction Materials

[A material] that absorbs sound readily, usually ... designed specifically for the purpose of absorbing acoustic energy.


Sound absorbing materials. Rather than reflecting noise, sound waves are absorbed into this type of material, softening echo and reverberation to improve the sound in a room.


... acoustical absorbents are used to prevent or minimize reflections of sound from the surface of rooms or enclosures.


  • Isolation et acoustique architecturale
  • Matériaux de construction naturels
  • Matériaux de construction artificiels

Matériau caractérisé par un facteur d'absorption acoustique relativement élevé.


matériau absorbant : désignation et définition normalisées par l'AFNOR et reproduites avec son autorisation.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Aislamiento y acústica arquitectónicos
  • Materiales de construcción naturales
  • Materiales de construcción artificiales
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