Silence speaks volumes
Just as mold, mildew, and moisture resistance have become table stakes for building projects, sound control is a must in today's market. Whether new construction or renovation, the PURPLE SoundBreak XP family of products delivers innovative noise-reduction solutions for new and existing walls and ceilings.Learn More
Creating quieter spaces with gypsum
National Gypsum's Matt Gallagher shares with Green Building & Design how gypsum boards can enhance acoustics.
Choosing drywall products for better acoustics
How can you prevent noise pollution between spaces? SoundBreak® XP® products deliver innovative noise-reduction solutions for new and existing walls and ceilings.
Solutions for your toughest assembly challenges
The SoundBook® is the industry’s leading resource for technical details and sound-rated assembly drawings – all in one place.View Book
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Acoustic definitions, terms and ways to attenuate airborne sound
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to commonly asked questions about acoustical assemblies and STC ratings
PURPLE Products - Commercial Brochure
PURPLE product information for commercial applications
PURPLE Products - Residential Brochure
PURPLE product information for residential projects
SoundBreak XP Retrofit Installation Video
Step-by-step instructions for installation
SoundBreak XP Retrofit Overview Video
Learn more about the many benefits of Retrofit
Webinar: Acoustically Enhanced Gypsum Board for High STC Wall Partitions
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XP Family of Products Brochure
Detailed product information for all XP products
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How to reduce sound transmission in floor-ceiling assemblies
Reducing sound between floors can lead to increased indoor environmental quality and happier residents and tenants.Read Now
Choosing building materials for better acoustics
To prevent sound from traveling through walls, floors and ceilings, architects specify materials and systems to reduce unwanted sound.Read Now
The SoundBreak XP family of productsView All Products
SoundBreak XP Ceiling® Board
SoundBreak XP Retrofit® Board
SoundBreak XP Wall® Board
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