The Healthy Choice for Acoustic Wall Design

Create a quieter healthcare environment by including walls with high STC ratings reducing noise transmission between critical spaces such as patient, consultation and treatment rooms.

Looking to create a quieter healthcare space? Let us know how we can help. 



QuietRock® Sound Reducing Drywall

When it comes to reducing noise transmission from one space to another, PABCO® Gypsum has the solution for you. QuietRock is the first and most technically advanced sound reducing drywall in the industry. The product achieves high sound attenuation and fire resistance in one panel using less space, material and labor than conventional sound reduction alternatives.

QuietRock is appropriate for the following healthcare spaces:

  • Patient rooms
  • Exam/treatment rooms
  • Consultation rooms
  • MRI rooms
  • NICU
  • Mental health facilities
  • Patient rooms
  • Exam/treatment rooms
  • Consultation rooms
  • MRI rooms
  • NICU
  • Mental health facilities



QuietRock® offers many benefits specifically for the healthcare setting.

  • HIGH ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE – Achieves higher STC ratings at a lower installed cost than other sound reduction options 
  • ONE DESIGN – UL/ULC fire-rated walls and tested STC performance in one design
  • MOUNTED FIXTURES – STC performance not affected with headwall systems and mounted fixtures 
  • SEVERAL OPTIONS – High Impact, Mold Resistant, RF Shielding 
  • SUSTAINABILITY – Certified low VOC per CDPH Standard
  • EASY INSTALLATION – Installs and finishes just like standard drywall, no special tools needed 
"After completing our analysis, it was clear that QuietRock ES would be the best solution to achieve the required STC performance, at the lowest cost, for the Cathedral Hill district campus.  Additionally, using QuietRock ES standardizes the wall dimensions and reduces variability for other in-wall systems like door frames and receptacle outlets."

Matthew Boersma, Herrero Builders
General Contractor, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

QuietRock® Products for Healthcare


QuietRock® ES
Single fire-resistant and sound damping Type X panel with patented EZ SNAP® score and snap technology

QuietRock® ES MR
Mold resistant sound damping panel with easy snap and score technology for mold sensitive applications

QuietRock® 530
Impact and shear resistant Type X sound damping panel for high traffic areas prone to impact

QuietRock® 530 RF
Impact resistant Type X sound damping panel with radio frequency shielding


QuietSeal® Pro
Non-hardening acoustical sealant designed to be used around perimeter of walls to prevent noise links in your wall assembly

Class A fire-resistant acoustical putty to be used on wall penetrations such as electrical outlet boxes to maintain acoustic performance

QuietSeam® RF
Conductive sealing and bedding compound to be used with the QuietRock 530 RF panel to reduce radio frequency transmission