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post #16 of Old 03-26-2012
Brent Swain
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Re: Acoustic Insulation for engine room?

A friend in a sound lab, told me that when using lead on foam, the foam makes no difference whatever. It's the lead doing the sound deadening.
Carpet is just as effective as fibreglass, just a lot tougher, and easier to deal with.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
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