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What is a sound isolation clip?

Sound isolation clips, also known as resilient mounts, are used as a way of disconnecting the wall system in acoustic wall and ceiling assemblies, for buildings or rooms that require a high level of noise reduction or soundproofing.

Using sound isolation clips significantly reduces noise transfer, as the clip is fixed between the steel stud and furring channel, to attenuate the sound between rooms or floors.

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What are Resilmount sound isolation clips made from?

Resilmount sound isolation clips are manufactured from 18ga steel and molded thermoplastic Santoprene rubber.

The thermoplastic rubber outperforms standard rubber because of its unique natural absorbing characteristics and its ability last longer than any form of natural rubber.

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Where are Resilmount products manufactured?

Resilmounts are manufactured in Croydon South, VIC and assembled in Rochester, NY by Studco Building Systems® US LLC

Who manufactures Resilmount sound isolation clips?

Resilmount sound isolation clips are designed and manufactured by Studco Building Systems US LLC.

With roots as a steel stud roll former, today Studco innovatively designs, develops and produces steel stud and concealed ceiling systems, architectural finishing systems and sound isolation systems for the construction and building industry.

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How do Resilmounts help with soundproofing a room?

Resilmount sound isolation clips are used in order to decouple a wall or ceiling system. They can be used in conjunction with other sound proofing techniques.

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How do Resilmount products work?

Resilmount Sound isolation clips are engineered to decouple the drywall (mass) in an assembly from the structure. This means that there is no direct transfer of sound vibrations from the drywall through the structure to the neighboring room or story. For more information visit our ‘How does soundproofing work?’ article.

How much sound is prevented from the installation of Resilmount sound isolation clips?

The difference between a soundproofed assembly versus a non-soundproofed assembly entirely depends on the assembly.  A typical standard 2×4 wood stud assembly with one layer of 5/8” drywall either side will receive around 34-36 STC, should you install Resilmount clips in the same assembly you will receive 54 STC. Giving you an average increase in 20 STC points.

For more information or details for your specific project, contact a Resilmount Specialist.

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Which Resilmount clip do I need for my project?

We offer a variety of Resilmount sound isolation clips, mounts and hangers to suit numerous applications. Click the link below for a comparison of the different Resilmount clips.

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Need more information or a custom solution? Contact our Resilmount specialists who can assist you to find the perfect sound isolation solution for your project.

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Can Resilmount products be used in conjunction with framing products from other brands?

Certainly! Our Resilmount clips can be used with most all framing components. Be sure that you are using a 25ga furring channel with a minimum width of 2 ½” and a max of 2 5/8” from flange to flange.

Are Resilmount products fire rated?

Resilmount A237R and A237 clips have been 3rd party fire tested with UL Laboratories and Warnock Hersey in both 1 and 2 hour assemblies for walls and ceiling assemblies. For further information click the link below or visit the UL website.

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What are some projects where Resilmount products have been used for soundproofing?

Resilmount sound isolation clips have been used to assist with soundproofing in projects across America. Below are some of the notable projects that utilized Resilmounts:

What can I use in conjunction with Resilmount Clips to soundproof?

Often times to achieve different ratings in soundproofing it helps to apply different methods. There are a multitude of products that can be used in conjunction with Resilmount Sound isolation clips to help with soundproofing.  The most prevalent is adding extra layers of drywall to increase mass, this can be simply achieved by adding further layers of drywall.

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How do I know the quantity of Resilmount A237R clips I will need for my project?

When spacing the A237R clips at 24×48 inches OC, divide the total square footage by 4.5. In a 1000sf room this would give us roughly 222 A237Rs.  Do keep in mind that this is only a close average to give an idea for what is needed for the project.

Where can I buy Resilmount products?

Resilmount Sound isolation clips are distributed through our approved soundproofing companies and building material distributors. Contact Us to find your closest Resilmount distributor.

What are the lead times for orders and how quickly can Studco fulfil my order?

Lead times may vary depending on location.

To find out about our lead times, please contact us.

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