The Whisper Clip which is also known as the Green Glue Noiseproofing Clip was designed to be the highest performance sound isolation clip on the market, while remaining cost competitive.
How It Works:
Whisper Clips and channels are used in the process of decoupling walls and/or ceilings from the joists, creating what is called a floating wall or ceiling. Decoupling the wall or ceiling helps prevent vibrations from traveling from one side of the structure to the other.
This break in the path greatly reduces the amount of noise that travels from one side to the other in two ways. Firstly, there is no direct connection for sound to travel via the joists as the wall/ceiling is disconnected. Secondly, the wall and ceiling are given resiliency (flexibility), thus greatly reducing vibration (similar to shock springs on a car).
Whisper Clips are the highest performing resilient sound clips available on the market. Its patented design delivers decoupling and resilience that is unmatched by any other product. By decoupling the drywall from the ceiling and/or wall, Whisper Clips can achieve an astounding STC of 56 with just one layer of drywall. See Technical Data Sheet for more information.
Whisper Clips were designed with maximum low frequency sound isolation in mind, so walls fortified with whisper clips will eliminate the bass sounds most commonly found with home entertainment and theater systems. Whisper clips cannot be short circuited, unlike resilient clips, ensuring maximum sound absorption at all times. Whisper clips does not require special drywall; regular off the shelf product and readily available hat channel are all you need. Whisper Clips work better and last longer. No need for double stud or staggered stud,wall assemblies.
Installation is simple and affordable. An additional benefit of the Standard Whisper Clips is that you can apply the hat channel to the clips before screwing the clips into the studs. See Installation Guide or video tutorial to the right for more information.
How Many Do I Need?
You can space the clips at 48" apart and up to 24" between the channels. As a general rule, figure one Whisper Clip for every 5 square feet (20% of total square footage). However, since more clips are required for the ends of the walls / ceiling, we recommending purchasing at least 23% of total square footage (multiply the total square footage by .23). See Installation Tab to the right for a layout diagram.
Clips can be ordered per piece or in discounted packs of 10. When buying per pack, screws are included for installation.
For detailed usage see our How to Soundproof Article.
For large-scale soundproofing projects, consider our Commercial Whisper Clips. Commercial Clips have a slightly lower STC rating with significantly lower costs.
- Width: 1.25 inch
- Height: 4.25 inch
- Depth: 1.125 inch
- Weight: .025 Lbs.
- Max Spacing: 48” on center
- Recommended Load: 36 Lbs. - 3 drywall layers
- Max Safe Load: 46 Lbs. - 4 drywall layers
- Fail Load: 300 Lbs. - 27 drywall layers
Need help planning your soundproofing project? You can always call our office at 845-388-1300 with any installation questions that arise. Feel confident when placing your order with Trademark Soundproofing, as we are always here to assist you with installation advice and tips.
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