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Acoustic Barriers Are The Modern Day Peacemakers

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In this day and age there is so much going on in the world, and noise pollution is at its greatest. Whether you're someone who thrives on a peaceful surrounding or you're someone who is used to living in the city, certain noises can be a nuisance when trying to work, relax and most of all communicate. Have you ever tried to make a phone call when road works have been underway? It's a nightmare! However, there are ways of decreasing the noise pollution and one of these ways is to erect Sound barriers or Acoustic Fencing.

Sound barriers are considered the modern day peacemakers, and an ingenious way to prevent these nuisances getting in the way of our everyday lives, but how do they work?



The physics of sound states that sound moves in longitudinal and transverse waves generated by a source, which is why we can hear things from short and long distances. Sound barriers are used to absorb and reflect the majority of these waves to prevent sound escaping the barrier perimeters. …