Auralex RC-8™ Resilient Channel is a specially-formed, sturdy, metal device that, when used to hang drywall (instead of just attaching the drywall to the studs or joists), GREATLY improves the sound transmission characteristics of the wall or ceiling system.
RC-8™ should be installed horizontally at the bottom and top of your wall, then every 2′ or less in between. Up to (2) layers of 5/8″ drywall and a layer of SheetBlok™ may be hung on RC-8™, even on a ceiling.
RC-8™ is available in handy 8′ lengths that are ground shippable. There are (24) 8′ pieces per box.
*While many Auralex products are fire retardant and/or self extinguishing to varying extents, we cannot guarantee that any product meets the specific building code regulations in your area as regulations widely vary from place to place. Check with you local fire marshal or building inspector for approval prior to purchasing or installing any of our products. Auralex will not be held liable for property damage or injuries caused by misuse of our products.