Are you searching for acoustic foam that you can buy in Sydney?

Acoustic foam is becoming a common inventory item on many people’s list in recent times, thanks to the rise of podcasts and videographers who are looking for a way of increasing the production value of their products and recording cleaner audio. But, whilst it is one of the more common uses, that’s not the only thing that acoustic foam can be used for. Here at The Foam Booth, we understand this, and therefore offer a cut-to-size, custom made service that is designed to suit every customer and every need. So, if you are based in Sydney and are looking for acoustic foam, look no further than The Foam Booth! Read More

What is Acoustic Foam and what is it used for?

Have you ever walking into a large room, with plenty of space between the walls and furniture, and clapped your hands? If you have, then you may be familiar with the echo that will find its way back to you as a result. This is due to the sound literally rebounding off of the walls of the space. Acoustic foam is used to absorb the sound waves created by noise in the space, therefore reducing the echo and creating ‘cleaner’ sound.

Interestingly, acoustic foam has started to become more and more common in new architecture designs, especially for educational or office spaces. This is due to the reverberations created in wide open spaces being too distracting, thereby decreasing the productivity of those working in the rooms as a result. So, if you’re a business owner and have not already installed acoustic foam in your offices, you may have found the reason for your team missing those numbers last week.

If you’re already familiar with acoustic foam, then you will probably imagine square panels of soft and lightweight foam that is strategically placed on the walls of a room. However, that is not the only form of acoustic foam that is available. Dense, heavier panels of the material are used to between the walls of two rooms to stop the sound travelling between them. This is known soundproofing a room, whilst the smaller, lighter panels essentially dampen the sound in the room.

Acoustic Foam

So, you’ve decided that you want to give acoustic foam a go and find out whether it really does increase productivity in your workplace. That’s great! All you have to do now is visit the Online Shop on our website, select the type of foam that you would like to purchase and how much you need, and voila! You are now one step closer to better monthly results in your business.

We offer two options for our customers once they have purchased. You can either pick up your products from one of our various stores, or we offer the option of delivering. Due to the varying sizes of the products our customers order, our delivery costs and times will vary from purchase to purchase. If you would like more information and a possible quote on our delivery option, please give us a call on 02 9319 0594.

Where to Buy Acoustic Foam Panels in Australia

You can buy top quality acoustic foam panels from Foam Booth, Australia’s specialists in foam products. With over 35 years in the industry, we know everything about how to make sure you get the best product to meet your needs and provide you with the best value.

If you arrived on this page from a web search, you probably already have a good idea of what you’re looking for and why. The first paragraph in this section will have given you all the information you needed to get yourself an excellent deal on top-quality acoustic foam panels.

But if by some chance acoustic foam is a new concept for you, we’ll explain a bit more about what acoustic foam is and how it can help you in the following sections. You may be surprised about some of the benefits of acoustic foam that we’re about to reveal.

What is acoustic foam?

As you can probably tell from the name, acoustic foam is a foam product that does an especially good job of sound absorption. There are two very important points to be aware of:

  • This task is not the only one the product is suited for; and
  • Acoustic foam is the best product to use for this task.

The most common materials used in manufacturing acoustic foam are polyurethane and melamine. When you have a choice, it’s better to opt for polyurethane foam because it does the best job, costs less, and is non-toxic in solid form unless it is burned. Melamine is very toxic, as you may remember from the 2008 melamine milk scandal in China, responsible for harming approximately 290,000 babies, 54,000 of which needed emergency hospital care.

The foam works firstly due to the nature of the material, which is highly absorbent and is constructed of many tiny, closely packed cells which help to trap acoustic vibration.

A secondary aid to this function is the special shape the foam is moulded into. This resembles an array of steep mountains and valleys, and this shape also helps to break apart the vibrations and prevent them from penetrating through the foam.

Prior to the invention of acoustic foam, cardboard egg cartons were used for the same purpose. These have a similar shape to the acoustic foam, but they don’t do the job to the same level of perfection because they don’t possess a similar cellular structure.

Other uses for acoustic foam

People are often surprised to learn that acoustic foam isn’t only suitable for soundproofing. The special shape of it and good shock absorption properties due to inherent elasticity also make it an ideal product for packaging electronics and other delicate items. The way the foam is shaped makes it able to spread the effects of compressive force and vibration in a way that provides superior protection for delicate items even more effectively than flat foam packaging material.

Acoustic foam is often used for shipping computers and computer components. It may also be found as the packaging material for televisions, lamps, vases, figurines, and similar items where even small amounts of vibration could result in damage to the packaged items.

It is also used as a lining material for camera cases and some camera bags, while other types of solid foam are used to create dividers to separate the individual camera components from one another.

Foam Booth is always your best choice for foam products

The most important thing to know about The Foam Booth is that we only stock quality Australian made foam products that are not treated with harmful chemicals like some imported foams are. We make sure that all products are safe and are suited for the purpose they can be expected to be used for. We also help our customers make the best choice to meet their needs, and we provide excellent value on everything we sell.

So, what are you waiting for? Come and find out why we are one of the most trusted and reliable foam manufacturers in Sydney today!

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