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Fiberglass density for bass trap
Old 29th December 2013
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Fiberglass density for bass trap

I bought some fiberglass wihch has a density of 24 kg/m3. They're one inch thick.

As far as I've read, more layers of lower density wool is better for bass traps.
Wondering if 24 kg/m3 is fine? Am I going to be alright with 6 or more layers stacked then covered with proper fabric?
Old 31st December 2013
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Usually you'd want more dense insulations, but density isn't necessarily the most important figure. Make them as thick as you can. 6" would be a minimum with insulation that porous.
Old 3rd January 2014
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building a drum platform in my second floor condo .Cement floor with carpeting on top, 4 by 6 area . heard about 2 products to put underneath my 2 3/4 inch medium density fiberboard pieces glued together with green glue. one is rockboard 6o or 80 , the other id regufoam 150 I am not looking to build a sound studio in this rental! Just want to do something with the bass drum thump sound and vibration.that is going downstairs into my new neighbors condo
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